Hijrah between the Correct Islamic Perspective and Terror Groups’ Misunderstanding

        Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) hijrah (migration) from Mecca to Medina was a significant milestone in the Islamic history as it marked the beginning of the real Muslim state and enabled Muslims to...

Al-Azhar al-Sharif: Sexual harassment is forbidden by Shari‘ah and a violation of human ethics. It is condemned beyond all justifications

     Al-Azhar has closely followed up the reports of sexual harassment incidents recently circulated by the mass media outlets and social media networks including harassers’ violent attacks on those trying to save women....

Lessons Deduced from the Farewell Sermon “Sanctity of Blood”

Ten years after his (PBUH) migration (Hijra) to Medina, Prophet Muhammad went back to Mecca to perform the fifth pillar of Islam, and so many people attended it with him (PBUH). So, it was a great opportunity to highlight the main foundations of...

The Grand Imam meets with Tony Blair in London

      His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, met at his residence in London with Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Britain and Chairman of the Tony...

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Is a Muslim woman's inheritance less than man's inheritance?
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouq The President of Al-Azhar Center for Interfaith Dialogue   In the pre-Islamic era, women were deprived of the right of inheritance. However, with the advent of Islam, they were granted a...
Sunday, 16 December, 2018
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): The Birth of Mercy to Humankind
     Every year on the 12th of the month of Rabi al-Awwal Hijri, Muslims worldwide celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), which marked the beginning of the battle against ignorance and fanaticism and the long and ever...
Wednesday, 21 November, 2018
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns the Israeli Occupation’s Atrocities against Peaceful Protestors in Gaza Strip
     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns that terrible atrocities committed by the Zionist occupation forces against peaceful protestors in Gaza strip last Friday September 28, 2018. The brutal attacks left 7 persons killed...
Sunday, 30 September, 2018
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A Reply to the Allegation that Killing Policemen and the Armed Forces Men is Jihad!!!
     The concept of Jihad in Islam has nothing to do with such allegation posed by those criminal terrorists. Jihad, in essence, communicates a true, spiritual meaning that cannot be understood by those criminal killers. It...
Sunday, 22 October, 2017
Dar al-Harb (Abode of War)
Their Allowance of Killing Non-Muslims in Non-Muslim Countries and Leaving Their Homelands as Abodes of War (Dar al-Harb) to join ISIS (To them) this is the Islamic homeland. This is similar to what is going on in European countries because of...
Friday, 11 August, 2017
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