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Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism Receives an American Diplomatic Delegation
Dr. Riham Salamah, AOCE executive director, received Monday September 26, 2022 an American diplomatic delegation that paid a visit to Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to identify its efforts in refuting the misconceptions and...
Monday, 26 September, 2022
Grand Imam’s Speech at the 7th Congress of World and Traditional Religions, in Kazakhstan
All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds, and peace and blessings be with our Master, Muhammad, and with his family and Companions Mr. President, Kassem-Jomart Tokayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan! Religious scholars and...
Tuesday, 20 September, 2022
The Grand Imam receives the Astana International Award in recognition of his Efforts in Interfaith Dialogue
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev awarded, on Wednesday, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Astana International Award - one of the most prestigious awards in the Central Asia....
Wednesday, 14 September, 2022
In his Visit to Kazakhstan, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar meets the Kazakh President
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, met this morning the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the presidential palace in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, to discuss ways to enhance...
Tuesday, 13 September, 2022
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
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