AL Azhar

Al-Azhar Imam: World disgracefully silent towards Zionist terrorism

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 01:48 GMT

Palestine “will forever remain steadfast and its people will continue their struggle to defend their land, honour and the Al Aqsa Mosque, the first Qibla and third holiest site in Islam.”

Artistic events of the day

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 03:17 GMT

April 22 will witness a number of artistic events in Cairo and Alexandria.

Al Azhar to unveil on Sunday 1st TV show dubbed in Portuguese

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 10:05 GMT

A virtual conference is expected to be held on Sunday, with the participation of Fambras, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Cairo.

Thai Ambassador to Egypt: Thai people are captivated by Ancient Egypt

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:58 GMT

Thailand's ambassador to Cairo said that everyone in Thailand knows the history and civilization of Egypt.

Azhar Grand Imam keen on supporting common grounds unifying nation

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 04:53 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyib stated that Al Azhar is keen on supporting the linguistic and religious cooperation, as well as all other common grounds that help strengthen and unify the nation in the face of challenges.

Al-Azhar Sheikh: Human Fraternity Document message of peace to entire humanity

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Thursday that the interfaith Document on Human Fraternity signed in 2019 represents a message of peace to the mankind.

Memory of the day

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 01:13 GMT

On December 27, many important events took place that changed the world, including the completion of the construction of the Hagia Sophia Cathedral and the signing of the agreement to build the Aswan High Dam.

Egypt’s grand Imam says many people fooled by claim that Muslims are terrorists

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 05:38 GMT

Ahmed El Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al Azhar, top Islamic authority in the country, has denounced describing Muslims as terrorists, saying that many people, including some Muslims, have been “fooled” by this claim.

Al-Azhar Imam donates prize money of Islamic Personality Award to foreign students

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:36 GMT

Earlier, Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah granted Al Azhar Grand Imam the Islamic Personality Award of the Year 1442 AH / 2020.

Egypt’s National Center for Child Culture celebrates Hijri New Year on Aug. 21

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 01:00 GMT

On the sidelines of the ceremony, some cultural and artistic activities will be held to celebrate the Hijri New Year.

Azhar backs Egyptian leadership in protecting national security

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 10:30 GMT

In a statement on Monday, Azhar underlined the importance of being aware of the dangers and challenges besetting Egypt in the current stage.

ET WRAP-UP: All you need to know about sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki's case

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 11:55 GMT

Zaki is accused of raping two girls, indecently assaulting another girl by force – one of them was under 18 years old –, threatening and blackmailing other women into sexual intercourse.

Learn about Media Council's regulations for religious, sports, talk shows

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 03:22 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation set a number of rules to regulate the work of religious, medical, sports and talk shows.

Al Azhar committee launches anti-vendetta awareness campaign

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 12:58 GMT

The anti-vendetta awareness campaign should be launched in coordination with authorities concerned, especially the ministries of interior, social solidarity, and local development as well as the Media Supreme Council.

Al Azhar Sheikh: western media doesn't dare accuse Christianity, Judaism of terrorism

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 03:58 GMT

Neither a historian nor a Muslim writer dared to utter one word that distorts Christianity or Judaism as it is forbidden by Islam, al-Tayeb said.

Al-Azhar condemns Niger terrorist attack

Fri, 17 May 2019 - 10:27 GMT

Egypt’s top Islamic institution Al-Azhar condemned on Friday the terrorist attack that targeted an ambush in the border region between Niger and Mali.

Al Azhar condemns drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 08:39 GMT

Al Azhar has strongly condemned a drone attack on two Saudi oil pumping stations on Tuesday in Dawadimi and Afīf cities in Riyadh.

Secrets of Al-Muizz Street

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 11:54 GMT

Muizz Street, also known as Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah Al-Fatimi Street in Islamic Cairo, is one of the ancient streets in Cairo.

Al Azhar condemns Pakistan’s terror blast

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 10:10 GMT

In a statement on Friday, Al Azhar reiterated its full rejection to these heinous terrorist acts which target civilians and intimidate innocent people.

Al-Azhar slams US statement Golan Heights

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 09:59 GMT

Al-Azhar condemned on Friday the US administration's statement on recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.