Ahmed al-Tayeb

Egyptian MP Abou el Enein praises 'Day of Prayer' call

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 03:52 GMT

In an article issued in Al Ahram newspaper on Friday, Abou el Enein commended Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders Ahmad el Tayeb and Pope Francis’ stances.

Al-Azhar Sheikh says proud of Muslim-Christian ties in Egypt

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 04:06 GMT

“This good people sets the most wonderful example to solidarity and cohesion in critical moments.”

Guterres visits Azhar, condemns rising anti-Muslim hatred

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 10:00 GMT

Guterres warned about hate speech which he said it has spread "like wildfire through social media and radio."

Azhar raises educational grants to African students by 100%

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Egypt's Al-Azhar announced raising the number of educational programs and scholarships granted to African students by 100 percent.

Azhar Imam urges religious leaders to promote peace, fight hardliners

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 09:09 GMT

Ahmed al-Tayeb emphasized that religious leaders shoulder the responsibility to create a model for peace.

Grand Azhar Imam to meet Pope Francis in UAE

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 02:12 GMT

The Grand Imam of Al Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders Ahmad el Tayyeb will meet Pope Francis of the Vatican on February in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, Jan. 21.

'Hug students' tragedy ends after officials seek reducing punishment

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 11:22 GMT

Minister of Higher Education promised to interfere to reduce the punishment of a student who hugged a girl inside Mansoura University's campus.

In pics: Egypt rejoices at opening Middle East's largest cathedral

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 12:18 GMT

The world turned on Sunday to watch the Egyptian and Palestinian presidents inaugurating the "largest church in the Middle East"

Azhar's grand imam meets Saudi king in Riyadh

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 09:09 GMT

Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb met on Monday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and a number of prominent Saudi Islamic scholars.

Does Al-Azhar’s rejection to ban ‘oral divorce’ damage families?

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 01:00 GMT

In Islam, saying “Anti Taleq” is enough for a wife to get divorced if the husband is notthreatened or compelled to say so.

Grand imam meets Tony Blair to enhance Egyptian-British cooperation

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 12:29 GMT

Grand Imam Tayyeb arrived in Britain on July 12 to participate in the Youth Forum for Peacemakers.

Tayeb meets Singaporean president during Asian tour

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb met on Friday with Singaporean President Halima Yaqoub at the Republic Palace of Astana.

Azhar medical convoy performs surgeries in Halayeb Triangle

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 10:41 GMT

An Azhar medical convoy examined 827 patients and performed 14 surgeries on Thursday in Halayeb and Shalateen.

Egypt’s churches refuses to hold meetings with U.S. VP

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 02:16 GMT

Egyptian churches will not hold any meetings with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence

What Azhar's researches have accomplished in 2017

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 12:12 GMT

2017 witnessed various organizations, including the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates, promote the true image of Islam and fight back against extremism.

El Tayyeb condemns Ahed Tamimi's detention

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 02:28 GMT

El Tayyeb slammed Israel's detention of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi on Teusday.

Al-Azhar to hold int’l conference over Jerusalem in January

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 06:36 GMT

Al-Azhar announced on Tuesday that it will hold an international conference in Cairo January 17-18, 2018 to support Jerusalem.

Tayeb to head emergency session over Jerusalem decree

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Council of Senior Scholars of Al-Azhar will hold an emergency session Tuesday to discuss the repercussions of Trump's declaration regarding Jerusalem.

Al-Azhar Mosque’s next Friday sermon on Jerusalem: Al-Tayeb

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb issued a decision that next Friday’s sermon at Al-Azhar Mosque will be on the Arab identity of Jerusalem.

Tayeb phones Pope Tawadros following surgery

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 08:03 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb called Pope Tawadros of Alexandria on Saturday, following a surgery undergone by the latter.