Women between the Inherited Rigidity and Inconsistencies of the Modernists

     It goes without saying that women’s status at the beginning of Islam and the following centuries was much different from that they enjoy at our present time. Lifestyles have changed, and women have begun to take...

The Rohingya: a People Caught in the Crossfire

     The Rohingya population, who have fled their country to escape the persecution and brutality of the Burmese authorities, at whose hands they were put to the scourge of murder, burning, torture and rape, are still...

During his meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar:- "Al-Azhar opens the door to dialogue with all people to...

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar:- “The relationship between Al-Azhar and Canterbury is a model for cooperation between leaders and followers of religions” Queen Elizabeth II: - “The world relies heavily on religious leaders to...

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and the President of the Muslim Council of Elders Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb held today evening, a session of bilateral...

     The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and the President of the Muslim Council of Elders Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb held today evening, a session of bilateral talks with Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom, immediately...

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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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