Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Indonesian Vice-President address escalating issue of Islamophobia

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 - 10:04 GMT

Both leaders affirmed their commitment to strengthening cooperation between Indonesia and Al-Azhar in promoting Islamic values of peace, tolerance, and solidarity globally.

‘Nouakchott Declaration’ approves forming peacemaking committee in conflict zones in Africa

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 08:56 GMT

The senior muftis and scholars of 55 countries have approved at the conclusion of “The Role of Scholars and Sheikhs in Peacemaking and Enhancing Islamic Relations between Peoples and Nations - Africa as a Model,” conference; the ‘Nouakchott Declaration’.

Egypt Calls on OIC to Confront Islamophobia

Tue, 01 Aug 2023 - 11:53 GMT

Egypt stressed the vital role the international community needs to play in fostering a culture of tolerance, coexistence, and respect for all forms of cultural and religious diversity.

Egypt: Quran burnings in Sweden go beyond free speech

Fri, 21 Jul 2023 - 01:29 GMT

Egypt has strongly condemned Swedish authorities for allowing an extremist to burn and tear apart the Quran repeatedly in the capital, Stockholm.

Egypt's Mufti strongly condemns Quran's burning in Sweden

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 07:33 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam strongly condemned the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran (Muslim Holy Book) by the hands of some extremists in Sweden on the first day of Eid al Adha holiday.

MWL Secretary General discusses means to confronting ‘Islamophobia’ with high-rank Malaysian delegation

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 09:38 GMT

Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars, Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, received, at the MWL’s sub-headquarters in Riyadh, a high-ranking Malaysian delegation, headed by His Excellency the Malaysian minister of foreign affairs, Zambari Abdul Qadir.

Al-Azhar calls for enacting law criminalizing Islamophobia

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 02:18 GMT

The call was issued following continuous follow-up of the hate speech against Islam and Muslims that has spread in many European countries, the observatory said in a statement on Thursday.

Egypt reiterates rejection to linking terrorist acts with Islam

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 11:39 GMT

Representing Egypt, Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Hamdi Sanad Loza addressed the two-day meetings on the necessity to fight terrorism, beside tackling other issues of Islamophobia, the Palestinian cause, Libya, and other conflicts in a number of Islamic countries.

Islamophobia observatory lauds Norwegian Muslims’ reaction over burning of Quran

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 04:36 GMT

he Norwegian Muslims, who organized an event to recite Holy Quran in the street, were backed by a large number of the Norwegian city of Kristiansand’s inhabitants, who decried the burning that took place this month in their area.

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa provides training to Thai Muslim scholars

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 07:53 GMT

The 7-day training will be given by a number of Islamic clergymen and scholars to talk about the moderation of Islam, the statement added, noting that the program, which is titled “The Characteristics of the Moderate Ideology,” will start on July 7.

Salah’s goals fight Islamophobia in Liverpool

Mon, 03 Jun 2019 - 03:36 GMT

Liverpool witnesses an increase in familiarity with Islam since the club signed their Egyptian winger, Mohamed Salah, from AS Roma in 2017.

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.

Concerns over Islamophobia escalation after NZ mosque shootings

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 07:51 GMT

In spite of increasing Islamophobia phenomenon is being rejected by millions, some politician’s comments could increase hatred against Muslims.

Muslim worshiper attacked in London; Dar al-Ifta condemns rising Islamophobia

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 01:01 GMT

The UK newspaper The Sun published a disturbing footage showing two armed men with hammers running in the streets in east London, escaping after attacking a worshiper near a mosque Saturday.

Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after NZ mosque shootings

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 10:55 GMT

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques.

New Zealand PM visit Christchurch scene of mosque attacks

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 08:39 GMT

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited on Saturday the scene of Friday's terrorist attack that targeted two mosques in Christchurch City.

Egypt’s Islamophobia Observatory lauds Muslim women’s victory in Congress

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Dar al-Ifta’s Islamophobia Observatory lauded the victory of two Muslim women in the Congress race to become the first Muslim women congressional members.

Muslim French footballers embarrass far-right rhetoric: IOD

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 04:28 GMT

The fact that half of France’s World Cup winning team is comprised of Muslims is a powerful response to the rampant Islamophopia in France

Dar Al-Ifta establishes World Council of Muslim minorities

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 08:12 GMT

Dar Al-Ifta in Egypt will establish the World Council of Muslim Minorities in the UAE soon.

Dar Al-Ifta establishes World Council of Muslim minorities

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 04:03 GMT

Dar Al-Ifta in Egypt will establish the World Council of Muslim Minorities in the UAE soon.