He added that all those who adopt extremist ideology want to achieve certain interests, the most prominent of which are political ones.
This decision comes after the Al-Azhar's Council for Senior Scholars requested the extension as Allam has not yet reached the retirement age.
The upcoming hours will witness the decide regarding the fate of the Mufti position in Egypt as Allam’s second mandate ends on March 3.
Mufti of Egypt Dr Shawki Allam Wednesday praised President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's concern with the health of the Egyptian people
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam has condemned the terrorist attack on Marioteya tourist bus on Friday.
Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam stressed on Monday that granting women and men equal inheritance rights violates Islamic Sharia.
Global Fatwa Index: Women fatwas make up 12% of all fatwas
Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam launched on Thursday, Oct. 18 the first Global Fatwa Index which shows the status of fatwa in each geographical region.
Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam on Tuesday said that terrorist groups are still posing a threat to the whole world.
“Trump’s decision has trodden over all international relations and their boundaries,” the grand mufti maintained.
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Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam condemned Tuesday the terrorist attack on Arish airport, which left an officer dead and two others wounded.
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Mufti Shawki Allam and Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa visited al-Rawdah’s terrorist attack victims.
Ahmed el Tayyeb performed Friday prayers in Al Rawda Mosque in Bir el Abed in North Sinai on the anniversary of one week since the terrorist attack.
Islamic Sharia law is enforced in Egypt and claims, Egypt’s Mufti Shawki Allam said on Tuesday.
International conference for Ifta kicks off on Tuesday as initiative of the Egyptian Islamic institution under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi.
Shawki Allam on Friday emphasized the anti-extremism multilingual platform that will be launched by Dar al iIfta international conference on Tuesday.
Awqaf Minister on Wednesday stressed that extremism and terrorism will be certainly uprooted at the anniversary of the Hijrah of the Holy Prophet Mohammad.
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam met Kuwaiti Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohamed Nasr El-Gabry to seek cooperation between Dar El-Ifta and the Kuwaiti Ministry of Religious Endowments.