AL Azhar

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.

Egypt strongly condemns NZ mosque shooting

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt strongly condemned the terrorist attack which targeted two Christchurch mosques, in New Zealand leaving dozens dead and injured.

Al Azhar mulls doubling medical, relief convoys to African countries

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 10:04 GMT

Over the past few years, Al Azhar, the world's highest seat of Sunni Islamic learning, used to send relief and medical convoys to African states, including Chad, Nigeria, Somalia, Niger and Sudan

Footage shows Al-Darb al-Ahmar suicide bombing moment

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 12:17 GMT

A disturbing footage on the moment of the Al-Azhar suicide bombing was released, showing the bomber, identified as Al-Hassan Abdullah, exploding himself and killing three policemen were after him.

Security forces evacuates a building after finding a time bomb

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 12:13 GMT

Egyptian Security Forces managed to find a time bomb inside a building located in the area where Al Azhar suicide bombing took place.

2 policemen killed and several wounded in a suicide bombing near Al Azhar

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 08:46 GMT

Several were wounded including a policeman in a suicide bombing that took place Sunday near Al Azhar mosque in Al Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood.

For hugging: Two academic students deprived form studying

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 08:25 GMT

The two-year suspension imposed on a student of Al-Azhar University over appearing in a Video hugging her boyfriend was commuted to one semester.

Al Azhar condemns attack on marekt in Burkina Faso

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 - 09:52 GMT

Al Azhar strongly condemned a terrorist attack that targeted a market in Burkina Faso killing 12 civilians.

British spokesman visits Al-Azhar Mosque Nov. 7

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 11:41 GMT

Samuel published a video of Al-Azhar on his Twitter account , saying that the impressive architecture of Al-Azhar reflects its status as a lighthouse for knowledge.

Al Azhar slams Israeli crimes against peaceful Gaza protesters

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Al Azhar strongly condemned brutal repression committed by the Israeli forces against peaceful protesters in the Gaza Strip on Friday.

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