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
On the Worst Anniversary in the Modern History, the Partition of Palestine, Al-Azhar Reminds the World of Tragedy of the Palestinian People
Out of its historical role in supporting the Palestinian cause, Al-Azhar reminds the whole world of the tragedy of the Palestinians and the usurpation of their land, on the worst anniversary in modern history, the anniversary of the partition...
Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
110 Classrooms built for Cox’s Bazar students by UNICEF
     UNICEF has handed 110 classrooms to the Bangladesh government across about 22 schools in Cox's Bazar. The total 110 classrooms include 74 new buildings and 36 renovated ones. The new and improved classrooms are set to...
Monday, 28 November, 2022
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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
Commemorating the Hijrah of the Prophet (PBUH)
    In 17 AH/637 AD, and on Abū Mūsa al-Ashʻri’s  advice, the second Rightly Guided Caliph ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb decided to establish the year in which the Prophet immigrated to Madīnah as the beginning of the Islamic...
Wednesday, 26 August, 2020
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