Al-Azhar

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 says Sharia does not support recruiting females into military service
Egypt

Al-Azhar says Sharia does not support recruiting females into military service

The Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars has responded to calls to include females into military service, stressing that “the recruitment…
Al-Azhar condemns Islamic State murder of coptic man in North Sinai
Egypt

Al-Azhar condemns Islamic State murder of coptic man in North Sinai

Al-Azhar, the top institution in the world of Sunni Islam, condemned on the Islamic State’s murder of a Coptic Egyptian…
Azhar warns of ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attacks during Ramadan
Egypt

Azhar warns of ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attacks during Ramadan

Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism warned that the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization has called on its “lone wolves”  to…
Egyptian judge and author recounts the history of the Human Fraternity Document in new book
Books

Egyptian judge and author recounts the history of the Human Fraternity Document in new book

“The Pope and the Grand Imam: A Thorny Path – A Testimony to the Birth of Human Fraternity” was recently…
Al-Azhar warns against TikTok Blackout Challenge
Egypt

Al-Azhar warns against TikTok Blackout Challenge

On Sunday, the Al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwa (religious opinion) warned against the “blackout” or “scarf” challenge, a recent…
Coronavirus vaccine will not break Ramadan fast: Al-Azhar
Egypt

Coronavirus vaccine will not break Ramadan fast: Al-Azhar

The Al-Azhar Fatwa Center in a Saturday statement assured that coronavirus vaccines will not break the Ramadan fast, as they…
Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticizes fatwa prohibiting display of mummies, excavating graves
Egypt

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticizes fatwa prohibiting display of mummies, excavating graves

Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticized a fatwa (religious opinion) made by Al-Azhar scholar Ahmed Karima, prohibiting the display of mummies…
Al-Azhar slams ‘irresponsible’ comments by Greek Archbishop on Islam
Life & Style

Al-Azhar slams ‘irresponsible’ comments by Greek Archbishop on Islam

An Al-Azhar body on Tuesday slammed negative comments made by the Archbishop of Athens and Greece Ieronymos II on Islam.…
Azhar’s Grand Imam slams attempts to drag Islam into ‘political battles’
Egypt

Azhar’s Grand Imam slams attempts to drag Islam into ‘political battles’

The Grand Imam of Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb on Sunday issued a statement condemning all attempts to involve Islam in “political…
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