Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
Terrorism resultsfrominternational unjust policiesthat lost all compassion towardthe weak and the poor,Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb said.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark’s Diocese confirmed that Al-Azhar and the Coptic Church have shared strong relations over the history.
Coptic Church spokesman said that an Islamic delegation headed by Grand Imam of Al-Azhar will extend their greetings to Pope Tawadros II on Wednesday.
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb met on Tuesday with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Cairo to discuss the impact of terrorism.
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, will lead Friday prayer at North Sinai’s Al-Rawdah mosque following the deadly terrorist attack.
Former deputy minister of endowments issued a ‘fatwa’ against militants who killed Muslims in Al-Rawdah mosque, calling them apostates.