Ahmed al-Tayeb

Pope Tawadros II congratulates Islamic countries on occasion of Eid al-Adha
Egypt

Pope Tawadros II congratulates Islamic countries on occasion of Eid al-Adha

On Thursday, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark Pope Tawadros II congratulated Arab and Islamic…
Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey
Opinion

Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey

As president of Al-Azhar University, I was honored to attend some of the meetings between Professor Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam…
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh wishes Pope Francis speedy recovery
Egypt

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh wishes Pope Francis speedy recovery

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb on Twitter wished Pope Francis a speedy recovery from his illness. “I wish my dear…
Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar calls on people of the world to support Palestinians
Egypt

Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar calls on people of the world to support Palestinians

The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb on Saturday urged the international community to support the Palestinian people in their…
Al-Azhar prepares bill to counter hatred, violence in name of religion
Egypt

Al-Azhar prepares bill to counter hatred, violence in name of religion

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb announced that al-Azhar on Wednesday submitted to the presidency a bill to resist “hatred and…
Al-Azhar to issue document to stand up for women’s rights in Islam
Egypt

Al-Azhar to issue document to stand up for women’s rights in Islam

As Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah Al-sisi announced that 2017 is the “women’s year", al-Azhar will issue a document detailing women's rights…
Tayeb slams Houthis for allegedly firing missile in the direction of Mecca
Egypt

Tayeb slams Houthis for allegedly firing missile in the direction of Mecca

The head of Al-Azhar, the top religious institution in Sunni Islam, slammed Yemen's Houthis on Saturday for allegedly firing a…
Grand Sheikh meets Egyptian community delegation in Paris
Egypt

Grand Sheikh meets Egyptian community delegation in Paris

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb met with delegation from the Egyptian community in Paris on Sunday, the final official event…
Al-Azhar grand sheik to meet Pope at Vatican, resume relations
Egypt

Al-Azhar grand sheik to meet Pope at Vatican, resume relations

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb will arrive in Rome on Monday to meet with Catholic Pope Francis, the first meeting…
People are free to believe or disbelieve in religion: grand sheikh
Egypt

People are free to believe or disbelieve in religion: grand sheikh

The grand sheikh of al-Azhar, Egypt’s highest Islamic authority, said that it is up to individuals, in Islamic law, to…
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