AL Azhar

Al Azhar dispatches 7th humanitarian aid convoy to besieged Palestinians in Gaza

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 - 10:34 GMT

The convey comprises 115 trucks carrying 1,840 tons of foodstuffs, medicines, medical supplies, children’s clothes, and requirements for the elderly and people of determination.

Pope Tawadros II greets Al Azhar Grand Imam on Eid al Fitr

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 02:32 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and St. Mark Diocese greeted on Monday Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on the occasion of Eid al Fitr.

Azhar Grand Imam, UAE President urge Gaza ceasefire, solution to Palestinian cause

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 08:41 GMT

The Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Ahmed El-Tayeb, and the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, have emphasized the importance of ongoing Arab, Islamic, and international efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza.

Photos: Azhar Zakat and Charity House sends 100 trucks loaded with 2,000 tons of aid to Gaza

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 - 08:42 GMT

This marks the fifth humanitarian aid convoy sent by EZCH to Gaza since October, as stated in a Wednesday press release by the Zakat house. The total number of trucks dispatched from EZCH to Gaza now stands at 225.

Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb: Palestinian students exempted from tuition fees in Al Azhar educational institutions, University

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 - 10:11 GMT

Also, monthly pocket money will be given to all Palestinian students coming to study at Al-Azhar University and Islamic scholarship institutes.

Al-Azhar condemns Israeli aggression on schools of Al-Fakhoura, Tal Al-Zaatar

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 12:28 GMT

“These crimes add to the record of ‎the bloody Zionist entity (Israel), which is stripped of any sense of humanity or morality. They only ‎understand the language of murder and tyranny, usurpation and infringement on the rights of ‎others,” the statement continued.

Al-Azhar sends aid convoy of 40 trucks to besieged Gaza

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 11:34 GMT

The convoy consists of 40 trucks loaded with medicines, food and relief materials, and ‎shelter and living supplies, the statement added.

Al Azhar calls on Arab Nations to support Palestinians against an enemy that ‘lost conscience’

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt’s Al Azhar called on the Arab and Islamic Nations to support Palestinians with everything they’ve got in the face ‘an enemy who has lost conscience, all feeling and turned his back on humanity.”

Egyptians in Al Azha Mosque protest against Israeli deadly attacks on Palestinians in Gaza

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 04:57 GMT

Citizens inside and outside the mosque chanted slogans: “With our soul and our blood... we will sacrifice for you, O Al-Aqsa.”

Human fraternity is the foundation for int’l peace, security: Al-Azhar Grand Imam to UNSC

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 11:45 GMT

The grand imam made the remarks as he addressed a UN Security Council session on “The Values of Human Fraternity in Promoting and Sustaining Peace” on Wednesday.

Egypt's Al-Azhar: Zionist storming of Aqsa Mosque terrorist act that occurred amid global silence

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the 1083-year-old seat of Sunni Muslim learning, condemned with the strongest terms the Israeli forces' storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday as a "terrorist act" that comes amid global silence.

Somali preachers attend training at Al-Azhar on means to expose, refute extremist ideology

Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 12:55 GMT

A total of 22 Somali imams and preachers attended a Sunday training course at the World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates on “Contemporary Intellectual Currents.”

Egypt's FM meets delegation of European Parliament

Sat, 25 Feb 2023 - 05:39 GMT

The delegation also met with Al-Azhar Deputy President Mohamed El Deweiny who affirmed that dialogue and peace are the only ways to put an end to the ongoing wars and crises. Deweiny discussed Al Azhar Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb’s efforts in providing a clear image of Islam’s tolerance, besides signing the fraternity document with Pope Francis, said Al Azhar Sheikhdom in a statement on Saturday.

Egypt’s Al-Azhar calls upon Arab and Muslim nations to boycott Dutch, Swedish products

Thu, 26 Jan 2023 - 03:47 GMT

They have gone to excess in guarding the mean and barbaric crimes perpetrated under the specious inhumane and immoral banner or their so-called “freedom of expression,” the statement read.

Al Azhar denounces storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by ‘extremist Israeli official’

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt’s Al Azhar has strongly condemned the “barbaric behavior” committed by an extremist Israeli official when he stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of Israeli occupation forces.

Egypt condemns deadly blast in Turkey's Istanbul

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Egypt strongly condemned an explosion on Istanbul’s historic Istiklal Street that killed at least six people and wounded 53 others.

Al Azhar welcomes Australia’s reversal of recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Egypt's Al-Azhar, a top Islamic Sunni institution, welcomed Australia's reversal of recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al Azhar: Queen Elizabeth II was a unique head of state who dedicated her life to serving her nation

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 01:14 GMT

During her meeting with the Grand Imam, the Queen had indicated that the world strongly relies on religious leaders to enhance world peace and stability.

Azhar condemns mosque terrorist attack in Afghanistan

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 12:18 GMT

Al Azhar has denounced the terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in Herat, western Afghanistan, on Friday, killing at least 18 worshippers, and injuring some others.

Egypt’s Al Azhar sends Sudan urgent medical, food aid

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 08:11 GMT

The aid was sent during the past few days to the residents impacted by the devastating floods, in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum, said Al Azhar Sheikhdom in a statement on Saturday.