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.

Azhar organizes new series of free marriage prep courses to young couples

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 10:41 GMT

A new series of free marriage prep courses to young couples is organized by the Al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwa in a bid to raise awareness on different marital-related issues.

Insulting remarks against Prophet Muhammad is "the very definition of terrorism": Al Azhar

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 12:58 GMT

Al-Azhar, has vehemently denounced the derogatory remarks made by spokeswoman of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party against the Prophet Muhammad

IOM praises Egypt’s refugee-hosting efforts

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:22 GMT

Head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in Egypt Laurent de Bock praised Wednesday Egypt’s efforts in receiving and hosting millions of refugees.

Egypt’s Azhar praises Armed forces efforts to eliminate terrorism in Sinai

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 10:40 GMT

Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, praised the continuous efforts of the armed forces, to eliminate terrorism and terrorist groups.

AL Azhar condemns assassination of Palestinian journalist Abu Aqleh by Israel

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 03:21 GMT

Al Azhar has strongly denounced the assassination of Palestinian journalist Sherin Abu Aqleh by Israeli fire while performing her duties and covering the crimes being committed by the Israeli occupation in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Al Azhar condemns terror attack on mosque in Afghanistan

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 12:16 GMT

Al Azhar condemned the terror attack on a mosque in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, leaving dozens of worshippers dead and injured.

Sisi kisses head of veteran Islamic scholar Ahmed Omar Hashem

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 05:41 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi kissed sheikh Ahmed Omar Hashem’s head and shook his hands warmly during a ceremony celebrating Lailat al-Qadr, the one night in the holy month of Ramadan in which it is believed that Quran was first revealed to Prophet Muhammed.

Al Azhar condemns terrorist attack on Afghanistan's mosque

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, condemned the heinous terrorist attack on a mosque in Mazar el Sharif city in northern Afghanistan, leaving scores of people dead and injured.

Egypt’s FM heads to Amman, Thursday to discuss updates in Palestine

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head for Amman on Thursday to take part in an emergency meeting of the Arab Ministerial Committee for the International Action against Illegal Israeli Policies and Measures in Al-Quds.

Al-Azhar deeply condemns attacks, violations against Palestinians

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, condemned deeply the Israeli attacks against Palestine civilians along with storming al Aqsa Mosque.

Al Azhar imam urges constant coordination among religious institutions worldwide

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 02:55 GMT

Al Azhar imam made the remarks as he received Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, in addition to a delegation of Islamic affairs ministers, muftis, and top scholars taking part in the conference.

Al Azhar: Sisi keen on upholding values of co-existence, tolerance

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 03:31 GMT

He noted that Islam outlined a religious, political and constitutional document nearly 14 centuries ago, which called for peaceful coexistence among all races and sects in Medina city.

Azhar's pavilion at book fair launches 1st Holy Quran Braille version

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 03:14 GMT

Under the auspices of the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb, Al Azhar's publishing house adopted the project to print the Holy Quran in Braille.

Azhar Univ. president: Egypt keen on spreading moderate teachings of Islam worldwide

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 03:07 GMT

During a meeting with UN Secretary-General António Guterres in New York, Mahrasawy said Egypt hosts imams from around the globe to study at an international academy affiliated to Al Azahr on how to combat extremist thought.