Ahmed al-Tayyeb

Quran urges update of religious discourse: Al-Azhar Grand Imam

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:32 GMT

The grand imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, on Monday urged the renewal of religious discourse, calling it a “pure Quranic law,” which prominent scholars saw as necessary to cope with political and social developments.

President Sisi reveals the reason for Cabinet’s recent reshuffle

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 02:56 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi expressed thanks and appreciation to former Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on behalf of all Egyptians for the efforts carried out through the past years.

Timeline: Stances taken by Azhar to support Palestinian cause

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 02:59 GMT

Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb, along with Pope Tawadros and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas inaugurated an Int'l Conference to Support Jerusalem on Wednesday

Let’s call 2018 year of Jerusalem: Tayyeb

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 10:37 GMT

Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayyeb suggested calling 2018 the "Year of Jerusalem".

Egypt’s Mufti performs Friday prayers at Rawdah mosque

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Ahmed al-Tayyeb and Minister of Religious Endowments Shawky Allam have arrived at Al-Rawdah Mosque in Arish city.

Head of Evangelical Church greets Sisi on new Hijri year

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 11:02 GMT

Head of the Evangelical Church Rev. Dr Andrea Zaki sent on Thursday a cable of greetings to President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi on the new Hijri year.

Grand imam combats extremism, promotes tolerance

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 08:02 GMT

The grand imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb delivered on Sunday a speech on inter-faith dialogue.

Azhar ready to train French imams, says Tayyeb

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 05:38 GMT

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr Ahmed el Tayyeb said the prestigious religious institution in Egypt is ready to train French imams.