Al-Azhar lauds the Egyptian Armed Forces for thwarting terrorism and mourns the heroic martyrs

Al-Azhar lauds our Egyptian Armed Forces for their valor in countering and deterring the terrorist elements that seek to spread terrorism, cause destabilization and disperse the efforts of the Egyptian state at this critical time as our valiant...

Al-Azhar Supports the Egyptian Leadership's Efforts to Protect Egypt's National Security

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif stresses its full support for all the efforts exerted by the Egyptian leadership to protect Egypt's national security and to resist all foreign threats, maintaining that it is of cardinal importance for...

"The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated humanity's need for joint action," said the Grand Imam in a video conference with the Archbishop of Canterbury...

    His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb held a video conference with Dr. Justin Welby, Archbishop of the Canterbury Church, during which they both discussed further development and promotion of the dialogue...

Al-Azhar Observatory Appreciates the Campaign Launched by Academics around the Globe to Confront the Zionist Annexation Plan

     A number of  professors of Jewish studies in South America, North America, Europe and the occupied land of Palestine created a website to launch a  petition campaign against the Zionist annexation plan. The...

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Evils of the Tongue (4): Defamation
Defamation is a restricted form of speech under the Sharia, and has been tackled at length in the Sharia literature as shall be elaborated below. Definition and Scope The equivalent Arabic term for defamation is tashhi̅r. Literally, Shahara...
Sunday, 11 October, 2020
Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Ongoing Concern
     Defeating and getting rid of ISIS it in both Syria and Iraq have left behind remnants of fighters from different countries who had joined the Organization in its flourishing period since 2014. This is a legacy that most...
Monday, 5 October, 2020
Hate in the Age of Corona
As we are about to bid farewell to 2020, we need to reflect on a dilemma that has swept through the whole world, Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Starting at the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic –if we may say- revealed the true...
Monday, 28 September, 2020
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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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