Grand Imam's Word lailatul Qadr 1445H
I hereby call upon the scholars of the nation to raise, without delay, to the epochal necessity of a ‘pan-scholar unity’ that brings together the Sunni, Shite, Ibadi, and other Muslim icons who share the same Qiblah. It is a unity of...
Saturday, 6 April, 2024
AOCE Celebrates Ramadan Victory
     On the 10th of Ramadan 1393 A.H. (Oct. 6, 1973), Egyptian valiant soldiers managed to write a new chapter in the history of our beloved country and the entire region. Despite observing the obligatory fasting of Ramadan, the...
Wednesday, 20 March, 2024
Al-Azhar Hails UN Islamophobia Special Envoy Appointment
     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif expresses highly appreciates the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of a resolution calling for taking the necessary measures to combat Islamophobia. According to the resolution, a UN special...
Monday, 18 March, 2024
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Celebrates 1084 Anniversary
       This seventh day of the blessed month of Ramadan this year (1445 A.H.) marks the 1084th Hijri ‎anniversary of the establishment of Al-Azhar Mosque, a memory dear to ‎the heart of every Muslim, and even every...
Sunday, 17 March, 2024
𝑨𝒍-𝑨𝒛𝒉𝒂𝒓 𝑫𝒆𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒔 𝒂𝒍-𝑵𝒂𝒃𝒖𝒍𝒔𝒊 𝑴𝒂𝒔𝒔𝒂𝒄𝒓𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝑮𝒂𝒛𝒂
     Al-Azhar al-Sharif strongly condemns the abhorrent massacre carried out by the Zionist entity against Palestinians in al-Nabulsi roundabout, west of Gaza, which resulted in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries, when they...
Friday, 1 March, 2024
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The Antidote to Islamophobia
            Islamophobia is one of the worst problems that beset Muslims in the West. This phenomenon, which has many negative impacts on communal integrity, must be countered and rejected,...
Wednesday, 16 September, 2020
Evils of the Tongue (3): True Threats (Al-Tarwi̅‘)
    Under the Sharia, threats, regardless of whether they are made seriously, in jest or in gesture receive emphatic prohibition. The term "threatening" (Ar. tahdi̅d) can rarely be found in the classical juristic manuals, yet...
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020
Evils of the Tongue (2): Takfi̅r Al-Muslim (Labeling a Muslim with Disbelief)
     Takfi̅r basically means to attribute the state of disbelief (kufr) to a person. Kufr, according to a definition given by Ibn Ḥazm, means to deny something that God has made a constituent part of belief, and that such denial...
Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
Commemorating the Hijrah of the Prophet (PBUH)
    In 17 AH/637 AD, and on Abū Mūsa al-Ashʻri’s  advice, the second Rightly Guided Caliph ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb decided to establish the year in which the Prophet immigrated to Madīnah as the beginning of the Islamic...
Wednesday, 26 August, 2020
Evils of the Tongue
(1) Seditious Speech (fitnah-inciting speech)
Wednesday, 19 August, 2020
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