Ahmed el Tayyeb

Al-Azhar, Egyptian churches to form joint committee in the face of Israeli aggression

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 01:47 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Pope Tawadros II, the Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, have agreed on establishing a joint committee that acts in one voice against the Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.

Human fraternity is the foundation for int’l peace, security: Al-Azhar Grand Imam to UNSC

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 11:45 GMT

The grand imam made the remarks as he addressed a UN Security Council session on “The Values of Human Fraternity in Promoting and Sustaining Peace” on Wednesday.

Tayyeb: Prophetic biography has consolidated justice, mercy, equality among humans

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Mercy principle is very important for achieving stability of lives of individuals and communities, said Tayyeb.

IOM praises Egypt’s refugee-hosting efforts

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:22 GMT

Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in Egypt Laurent de Bock praised Wednesday Egypt’s efforts in receiving and hosting millions of refugees.

Azhar Imam: Quran to not be harmed by 'tampering of lowly people, extreme political parties'

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 12:49 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed Tayyeb said the sanctity of Quran would not harmed by the “tampering of the lowly people and their ilk, who belong to extreme political parties in countries that need to adopt the morals of the Quran.”

Al Azhar imam urges constant coordination among religious institutions worldwide

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 02:55 GMT

Al Azhar imam made the remarks as he received Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, in addition to a delegation of Islamic affairs ministers, muftis, and top scholars taking part in the conference.

Azhar Grand Imam greets Popes Tawadros, Francis, Archbishop Welby, Patriarch Bartholomew on Christmas

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:21 GMT

"My sincere congratulations to my friends; Pope Francis, Pope Tawadros, Archbishop Justin Welby, Patriarch Bartholomew I as well as to all Christians around the world on the occasion of Christmas," El-Tayyeb said in a Facebook post on Thursday.

Azhar imam urges int’l community to support Egyptian water rights, says backing political leadership’s endeavors indisputable duty

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:29 GMT

Tayyeb also urged these communities to support the two downstream countries against some claims of ownership of the river and acting unilaterally in a way that harms the lives of the two countries’ peoples.

Al-Azhar Imam: World disgracefully silent towards Zionist terrorism

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 01:48 GMT

Palestine “will forever remain steadfast and its people will continue their struggle to defend their land, honour and the Al Aqsa Mosque, the first Qibla and third holiest site in Islam.”

Al-Azhar's Tayyeb orders urgent compensation for Toukh train derailment's victims

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on Monday directed officials concerned to rapidly pay out compensation worth EGP 50,000 for the families of those killed in the Toukh train derailment in Qalubiya governorate on Sunday.

Al-Azhar Grand Imam says 'Religious immoderation has nothing to do with moderate Islam'

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 12:26 GMT

Tayyeb said that religious immoderation (extremism) and irreligiosity have nothing to do with moderate Islam.

Al-Azhar Sheikh: Human Fraternity Document message of peace to entire humanity

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Thursday that the interfaith Document on Human Fraternity signed in 2019 represents a message of peace to the mankind.

Egypt’s grand Imam says many people fooled by claim that Muslims are terrorists

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 05:38 GMT

Ahmed El Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al Azhar, top Islamic authority in the country, has denounced describing Muslims as terrorists, saying that many people, including some Muslims, have been “fooled” by this claim.

Al Azhar Imam greets Sisi on July revolution anniversary

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 07:30 GMT

Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on Sunday greeted President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the 67th anniversary of the 23rd July Revolution

Al-Azhar imam introduced to world's oldest Qur'an manuscript in London

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb was introduced on Wednesday to the most ancient manuscript for the Holy Qur’an at his residence in Lambeth Palace, London

Al Azhar imam meets Portuguese president

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 05:11 GMT

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb held talks with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa over bilateral cooperation

Azhar commends role of Saudi Arabia in serving Islam

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 07:49 GMT

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed El Tayyeb commended the role of Saudi Arabia in serving Islam and Muslims.

Al Azhar dispatches medical convoy to Burkina Faso

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 02:34 GMT

Al Azhar has dispatched a medical convoy to Burkina Faso to conduct free check-ups, perform surgeries and provide free medicines for patients.

Azhar imam urges for tolerance, coexistence in New Year

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Al Azhar grand imam Ahmed el Tayyeb wished a peaceful year for all mankind in 2018.

Azhar prepares for holding int'l conf. for backing Al Quds on Jan.

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 12:17 GMT

Al Azhar is preparing for holding an international conference for backing Al Quds on January 17-18.