Al-Azhar condemns barbaric Israeli attacks on refugee camp in Rafah

Mon, 27 May 2024 - 08:47 GMT

In a statement, Al-Azhar lamented that the Israeli occupation army committed its “heinous crime while the whole world is watching.”

Al-Azhar welcomes Norway, Ireland and Spain recognition of Palestinian state

Thu, 23 May 2024 - 10:57 GMT

Egypt’s Al-Azhar welcomed on Thursday the announcement of Norway, Ireland and Spain to officially recognize the Palestinian state.

Azhar Grand Imam mourns Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, FM Hossein Amir Abdollahian

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and its scholars mourned on Monday Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, along with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, and their companions, who passed away following the helicopter crash accident that took place, Sunday.

Al-Azhar Grand Imam accepts invitation to Azerbaijan’s COP29

Thu, 16 May 2024 - 03:16 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb received an invitation from the president of Azerbaijan to visit the country and attend COP29.

UN chief lauds efforts by Azhar Imam to promote peace

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 12:04 GMT

Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres has commended efforts exerted by Dr Ahmed el Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al Ahzar, to promote peace, understanding and interfaith dialogue.

Al Azhar welcomes UNSCR on Gaza cease fire

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 - 02:03 GMT

Al Azhar welcomed Tuesday UN Security Council Resolution No. 2728 on Gaza ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan, calling for the continuation of international and popular pressure to implement this resolution.

Al-Azhar condemns Zionist terrorist aggression against Rafah, warns of 'unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe'

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 - 03:43 GMT

Al-Azhar calls on the world to unite in confronting the criminal Zionist plan to displace Palestinians from Rafah

Egypt’s Al Azhar supports South Africa’s legal case against Israel before ICJ

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 04:43 GMT

Al Azhar affirmed that South Africa’s stance represents the free will of the world and its consciousness which rejects all scenes of killings and destruction and bloodshed by Israeli entity against the Palestinians, amid the world’s silence.

Al-Azhar Observatory: We fear that more Palestinian prisoners could be martyred in Israeli 'inhumane' detention centers

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 12:07 GMT

The observatory said that the Palestinian prisoners were taken in an inhumane manner to an unknown fate in a heart-wrenching scene after they were stripped of their clothes.

Egypt’s Al Azhar welcomes Danish parliament’s ban on burning Noble Quran

Sat, 09 Dec 2023 - 07:50 GMT

Al Azhar said that this is a commendable and appreciated step that helps put an end to attempts to infringe upon and attack the sanctities of Muslims and consolidates positive citizenship, societal peace, and world peace.

Al Azhar hails ‘bravery’ of UN Secretary general Guterres calling for immediate truce in Gaza

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt’s Al Azhar hailed on Monday hailed the bravery and supportive stance of UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres who called for an immediate stop of the fighting in Gaza.

Al Azhar center of Fatwa creates department for issuing decisions in Hebrew language

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 03:19 GMT

It will present these fatwas in the form of specialized studies, to enhance awareness of the dangers of Zionism. In addition to translating the fatwas and statements issued by the Center related to this matter into the Hebrew language.

Al-Azhar Observatory: Israel's closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque a 'provocation' to more than a billion Muslims

Wed, 25 Oct 2023 - 10:19 GMT

Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism released a statement warning of the dangers of the escalatory steps taken by the Israeli occupation by closing Al-Aqsa mosque doors.

Popo Tawadros: Israeli bombing of Gaza hospital "crime beyond imagination"

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese has vehemently denounced the ongoing killings and destruction in Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Egypt’s Al Azhar rejects, condemns burning copies of the Noble Quran by Israeli settlers

Sat, 24 Jun 2023 - 01:02 GMT

Al-Azhar also voiced its condemnation and rejection to the assault on innocent Palestinians in ‎several Palestinian villages in the West Bank, and the looting of their properties.

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed Al Tayeb invited to visit Iraq

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 09:08 GMT

The invitation was offered during a meeting between the two sides on Monday at Al Azhar Sheikhdom in Cairo where Al Sudani is on an official visit with a high-ranking Iraqi delegation.

Azhar Grand Imam greets President Sisi, Armed Forces on occasion of 10th of Ramadan victories

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 12:32 GMT

“Al-Azhar confirms that the 10th of Ramadan will remain a symbol of expression of pride, dignity and sacrifice made by our brave heroes of soldiers and officers of the armed forces throughout history,” the Grand Imam said.

Grand Imam of Al Azhar discusses strategy to confront intellectual extremism with French media delegation

Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 08:35 GMT

The Grand Imam clarified that Islam has no link to killing, destruction, and terrorism that have been perpetrated in its name, noting that Al-Azhar has repeatedly declared its rejection of these criminal acts.

Decent Life Foundation support 100 brides as part of ‘May joy lasts’ initiative

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 02:00 GMT

Decent Life Foundation organized a celebration, in cooperation with Minya Governorate, at the Roman open theater, as part of the “May joy lasts” initiative.

At Fifth International Forum, Al-Azhar calls for framework to face climate change impacts

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 03:14 GMT

The forum wasl held in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Solidarity, in the presence of Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin al-Kabbaj and President of Al-Azhar University Salama Daoud.