Ahmed El Tayeb

Pope Francis man of humanity of a high caliber: Egypt’s Azhar imam to US religious dialogue delegation

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 06:35 GMT

Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb has praised Pope Francis as a man of humanity of a high caliber in a meeting on Thursday with a US religious dialogue delegation.

Taliban’s ban on women’s university studies contradicts with Sharia: Egypt’s Al-Azhar imam

Fri, 23 Dec 2022 - 08:55 GMT

Egypt’s Al-Azhar deeply regrets the Taliban’s decision to ban Afghan women from university studies, which contradicts with the Islamic Sharia, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb said on Thursday.

Extremists do not represent neither Islam nor Christianity: Al Azhar Grand Imam

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 03:57 GMT

Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar said that extremists do not represent neither Islam nor Christianity, and that the ‘brotherly relationship’, moderation and respect for the other, is the only thing that strengthens the bonds and save humanity.

Azhar imam congratulates Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed on assuming UAE presidency

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 05:04 GMT

In posts on social media, Tayyeb wished the new ruler to proceed with the path of his late father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in serving the nation and spreading justice and good everywhere.

Pope Tawadros extends greetings to Al-Azhar imam, Muslims on Eid Al-Fitr

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 02:31 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark extended greetings on Saturday to Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb on Eid Al-Fitr.

Azhar Imam greets Pope Tawadros on Easter, says ties between Muslims and Christians embody unity

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 08:01 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb extended greetings to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese and Christian people on Easter Sunday, which comes a week from now on the Orthodox calendar.

Azhar Imam condoles with Pope, Copts after Alexandria priest killed, urges aborting scheme of igniting religious war

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 09:19 GMT

Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Egypt’s top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, extended condolences to Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria, and the Coptic people after a priest was killed in Alexandria.

Al-Azhar-Vatican relations set effective model for spreading tolerance, countering extremism: Grand Imam

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 06:28 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb said Al-Azhar relations with the Vatican remain a model for spreading peace and tolerance and countering extremism, hate, wars, and conflicts.

Pope Tawadros congratulates Muslims on Eid Al-Adha

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 01:15 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, on Thursday congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha, expressing his wishes of a blessed Eid.

Messages of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam to French FM against insulting Prophet Mohammad

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The Grand Imam pledges to prosecute those insulting Prophet Muhammad before international cartoons.

Egyptian Al-Azhar Sheikh: Insulting Islam became tool to amass votes

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 05:30 GMT

These caricatures insulting our great prophet, adopted by some newspapers, magazines and polices … are an explicit hatred to this true religion and its prophet

Mahrasawy lauds sacrifices of military men

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 11:24 GMT

Al Azhar University President Mohamed Hussein Mahrasawy on Monday paid a visit to servicemen who were injured in terrorist attacks.

Islamic culture has major effect in Portugal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 06:49 GMT

Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva praised Thursday the Islamic culture, saying it has a major effect in Portugal.

Azhar Sheikh to give speech in Berlin following Friday prayer

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 09:00 GMT

Al Azhar’s Ahmed al-Tayeb will be carrying out a religious speech on Friday in Berlin addressing Berlin community.