The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar visits Pope Tawadros to Congratulate him on the occasion of Christmas and the New Year
Pope Tawadros: The visit of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Al-Azhar scholars to the Church is a message of fraternity and love      His Eminence, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof. Ahmed al-Tayeb, along with a delegation of...
Wednesday, 4 January, 2023
The Grand Imam’s statement on the suspension of women’s access to university education in Afghanistan
     Al-Azhar deeply regrets the decision issued by the authorities in Afghanistan, preventing Afghan women access to university education, as it contradicts Islamic Shari’ah and conflicts with its explicit call for men and...
Thursday, 22 December, 2022
US to discuss Rohingya Resettlement
     Julieta Valls Noyes, US Assistant Secretary of the US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, arrives in Bangladesh to discuss a pilot scheme for a resettlement of a small group of Rohingya population to the US as well...
Sunday, 4 December, 2022
AOCE Participates in the 9th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Fez - Morocco
     Mariam Abdel-Gawad, a researcher at the English department, Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism, participated in the 9th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – the first of its kind in...
Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Women and Countering Extremism
By: Asmaa Muhammad Yusuf
Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
Islam and Freedom of Belief
       Throughout many decades, media coverage has been portraying Islam as a violent and bloody religion whose main aim is to force all people either to adopt Islam or be killed. This is done by focusing on some extremist...
Tuesday, 28 February, 2023
This Is Why Identities Integrate, Not Conflict
     Determining one’s identity usually involves “differentiating oneself from what one is not” (Benhabib, 1996, p. 3). Identity, as a matter of fact, involves similarity (sameness) and dissimilarity (uniqueness)...
Tuesday, 24 January, 2023