Azhar Grand Imam

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.”

Azhar Imam greets Pope Tawadros on Easter, says ties between Muslims and Christians embody unity

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 08:01 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb extended greetings to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese and Christian people on Easter Sunday, which comes a week from now on the Orthodox calendar.

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.

Messages of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam to French FM against insulting Prophet Mohammad

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The Grand Imam pledges to prosecute those insulting Prophet Muhammad before international cartoons.

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.

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.