Ahmed El Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al Azhar, top Islamic authority in the country, has denounced describing Muslims as terrorists, saying that many people, including some Muslims, have been “fooled” by this claim.
On Twitter, Tayyeb said on Thursday "I congratulate Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud on the success of his surgery," wishing him to enjoy good health.
The grand imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, on Monday urged the renewal of religious discourse, calling it a “pure Quranic law,” which prominent scholars saw as necessary to cope with political and social developments.
Churches that follow the eastern calendar celebrate Christmas Eve on the evening of January 6.
Tayyeb's speech came during a meeting with Sierra Leone's Ambassador in Cairo Morie Fofana.
The signing ceremony was attended by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.
The Grand Imam and Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb received French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife and accompanying delegation on Tuesday.
Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayyeb on Tuesday said that Al Azhar is keen on offering all types of support to the Somali people.
Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb met on Monday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and a number of prominent Saudi Islamic scholars.
“Let’s restore the position of our homeland as a centre of science and culture for all humanity, and let’s revive decency and virtue in our country,” President Sisi said.
President of the Muslim Council of Elders Ahmed el Tayyeb embarked Monday on an official visit to Kazakhstan leading a delegation of leading Azhar scholars.
Grand Imam Tayyeb arrived in Britain on July 12 to participate in the Youth Forum for Peacemakers.
Queen Elizabeth II: The world strongly relies on religious leaders to enhance world peace.
Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb had talks on Tuesday with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on a host of issues of mutual interest.
An Azhar medical convoy examined 827 patients and performed 14 surgeries on Thursday in Halayeb and Shalateen.
Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed Al Tayyeb congratulated President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on winning a second presidential term.
Al-Azhar Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed El-Tayyeb returned on Monday to Cairo after a trip that took him to Portugal and Mauritania.
Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb embarked on a tour to visit Portugal and attend the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Islamic Society in Portugal.
Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawqy Allam vehemently condemned an attempt on the life of Palestinian Prime Minister Ramy al Hamdallah.
Al-Azhar announced on Tuesday that it will hold an international conference in Cairo January 17-18, 2018 to support Jerusalem.