Prayer for Humanity

     Dear fellow believers in God, the All-Creator, our brothers and sisters in humanity everywhere, Our world is facing a great danger that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world due to the growing spread of...

Al-Azhar Observatory mourns Bir al-Abd martyrs, emphasizing that the Egyptian Armed Forces will remain the protective shield for Egypt against...

     Al-Azhar observatory for combating extremism strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in Bir al-Abd city, North Sinai, Thursday, and resulted in the martyrdom of 10 heroes of the Egyptian Armed Forces, including...

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...

Council of Senior Scholars.. A Public Statement: It is permissible to suspend the Friday prayer and the other daily congregational prayers to...

     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...

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Know him before you judge!
   Our shining example Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was a religious, social, and political leader, to the extent that a lot of non-Muslims bore testimony to his great character. Nowadays we notice that some people judge him without having...
Thursday, 5 November, 2020
The Mercy of the Prophet (PBUH)
     With the advent of the lunar month Rabīʻ al-Awal, the Muslim world celebrates a very remarkable occasion that brings festivities to every Muslim household; it is the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). For Muslims, this...
Tuesday, 27 October, 2020
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
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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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