The Grand Imam Congratulates Pope Tawadros II and Copts on Easter
      The Grand Imam of al-Azhar Prof. Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb made a phone call with Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark to congratulate him and all Copts on the occasion of Easter.  During the...
Sunday, 19 April, 2020
Council of Senior Scholars.. A Public Statement: It is permissible to suspend the Friday prayer and the other daily congregational prayers to protect people from the Coronavirus
     Praise be to Allah alone; may His Peace and Blessings be on Muhammad, the Seal of the Prophets! According to the successive health reports about the rapid dissemination of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its possible developing...
Thursday, 19 March, 2020
" New English Release "
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism, English Department, releases a new English magazine titled "First Step". According to the undeniable fact that all peoples are equal in humanity and that everyone has the right to enjoy...
Sunday, 16 February, 2020
Al-Azhar condemns the Nangarhar mosque explosion in Afghanistan
      Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist explosion that took place in a Haskamena district mosque, Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan, during Friday prayers, causing tens of deaths and injuries. Al-Azhar...
Monday, 21 October, 2019
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Education versus Globalization of “Violent Extremism”
         Many of the problems that we face lately at various levels emerged from “violent extremism,” a term that imposed itself on dialogues in early 2005 when the US government had little to...
Monday, 7 June, 2021
Al-Aqsa Mosque and the barbarism of the Zionist occupation
     The Palestinian cause is a heated topic being raised anew on the international political arena at the present time. Palestine is a precious land at the heart of the Arab nation and has a great stature over the countries of the...
Sunday, 23 May, 2021
Religion and Faith in the Time of Covid-19
By: Mahmoud Kamel
Thursday, 15 April, 2021
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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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