An investigation has been launched into the incident.
The cathedral was built in the era of Byzantine emperor Justinian I in the 6th century CE (532–537). In 1453, Mehmed the Conqueror had changed it into a mosque, but in 1935 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk turned the mosque into a museum.
The birth of Prophet Mohammed, peace be upon him, represents a major event in the history of all humanity, not only in the history of Muslims.
A video went viral on social media showing a minor was smoking a cigarette while he was performing an Islamic prayer.
This occasion refers to a miraculous journey that Prophet Muhammad took in one night from Mecca to Jerusalem and then an ascension to heavens.
The Islamic nation needs a generation of young people who are able to counter the ideology promoted by the "gangs of extremism and terrorism" that is only meant to destroy Muslim countries, former dean of the Faculty of Islamic Call at al-Azhar University
Al-Azhar Islamic Research Center (AIRC) has held a workshop for female scholars on "fatwas" related to women in a rare official move.
Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam is participating in the 24th session of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) conference in Dubai.
The statement stressed that extremist groups live off the remains of fallen countries, therefore, these groups targets countries to bring them down first.
The conference is being held under the patronage of President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi.
The event is to discuss main topics connected with nation-building from an Islamic perspective, Islam's stand regarding modern and contemporary ruling systems, the negative impact of terrorism and violent extremist ideologies on nations and the pillars of
More than two million pilgrims have covered Mount Arafat with white as Hajj (Pilgrimage) approached its peak on Saturday.
Official affiliated to Al Azhar praised the moderate doctrine of Islam adopted and promoted by Egypt's prestigious institution.
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.
“Strong religion could be weakened by its believers’ behaviors,” said Sisi in his speech at the ceremony of Laylat al-Qadr.
“It is not accepted anymore to stand silent on discrimination and hatred speech against Arabs and Muslims,” Sisi said in his speech.
The Makkah Declaration called for legislation to deter people who promoted hate and instigated violence.
More than 1,000 Islamic scholars and religious experts as well as 80 moderate Muslim figures gathered to review their opinion regarding violence and targeting innocent societies.
The four-day conference discusses the Islamic heritage and Fiqh (Islamic legal rulings) along with ways to enhance moderation in Muslim societies.
The terrorist attack in Sri Lanka is part of a plan that uses religions to stir conflict, Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb said Saturday.