Azhar Univ. president: Egypt keen on spreading moderate teachings of Islam worldwide

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 03:07 GMT

During a meeting with UN Secretary-General António Guterres in New York, Mahrasawy said Egypt hosts imams from around the globe to study at an international academy affiliated to Al Azahr on how to combat extremist thought.

Azhar delegation visits diocese in North Sinai, talk cooperation on correcting youths’ misconceptions

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 11:35 GMT

A delegation of the Islamic Research Academy in Al-Azhar Institute in North Sinai organized a visit to the Diocese of Dahiyat al-Salam in Arish city, where discussed with Reverend Gabriel Ibrahim importance of raising youths’ awareness, and correcting misconceptions.

EU commissioner for home affairs: Egypt is a key partner

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 06:26 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb met with Johansson on Monday.

Establishing ‘Egyptian Family House’ was a step towards confronting terrorism, Min. of Justice Omar Marwan

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt's Minister of Justice Omar Marwan said, Monday that ending the state of emergency in Egypt is a clear proof that Egypt is a safe and stable country.

‘Freedom of religion’ is one of the most precious human rights, Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayyeb

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 10:29 GMT

Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayyeb stressed Monday that ‘Freedom of religion’ is one of the most precious human rights.

Sisi renews appointment of Mohamed Dawiny as Azhar's undersecretary

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Friday issued presidential decree no. 462 of 2021 renewing appointment of Mohamed Abdel Rahman Mohamed el-Dawiny as undersecretary of Al-Azhar for one year.

Al Azhar, The Vatican keen to continue to cement principles of dialogue, fraternity

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 11:35 GMT

Their remarks came during the meeting “Faith and Science: Towards COP26”, which takes place in The Vatican, Al Azhar said in a statement.

Azhar condemns terrorist attack in DRC

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 07:14 GMT

Al Azhar Al Sharif institute has condemned a brutal terrorist attack that left 19 civilians dead in the territory of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Al-Azhar Grand Imam welcomes Somali PM in Cairo, receive an invitation to visit Mogadishu

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 09:34 GMT

Al-Azhar will spare no effort to support Somalians by all means possible for the security, unity and stability of the sisterly Arab, African nation, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb said Tuesday.

Egypt’s Al-Azhar receives 48 Burundian students: Grand Imam

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 05:41 GMT

The Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyib, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, said that Al-Azhar receives 48 students from Burundi, and we have great flexibility in allocating scholarships according to the needs of countries.

Al Azhar to help Senegal disseminate moderate teachings of Islam

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 11:22 GMT

Tayyeb said that Al Azhar is ready to provide Senegal with teachers and religious books to spread the upright teachings of religion

Sisi names two new members in Al Azhar Council for Senior Scholars

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 11:05 GMT

The decree was published in the Gazette out Sunday.

Pope Tawadros congratulates Muslims on Eid Al-Adha

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 01:15 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, on Thursday congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha, expressing his wishes of a blessed Eid.

Al-Azhar imam urges world peoples, leaders to support Palestinians in their case

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 12:34 GMT

"I pray to Allah to have mercy on the martyrs of Palestine and to shower them with mercy and forgiveness," he added.

Al-Azhar's Tayyeb orders urgent compensation for Toukh train derailment's victims

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on Monday directed officials concerned to rapidly pay out compensation worth EGP 50,000 for the families of those killed in the Toukh train derailment in Qalubiya governorate on Sunday.

Wide demands to block ‘Blue Scarf’ game amid death cases recorded in Egypt

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 01:24 GMT

Wide demands to block a game called “Blue Scarf” or “Blackout Challenge” that is spread via Tik Tok, after it claimed the lives of a number of young Egyptians.

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Sheikh on ‘HopeProbe:’ remarkable Arab achievement

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 04:48 GMT

Cairo Tower lit up in sparkling red to celebrate the arrival of the United Arab Emirates' Hope Probe to Mars on Tuesday.

Azhar Imam, Pope Francis participate in virtual celebration of Int’l Day of Human Fraternity

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 12:27 GMT

The day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Human Fraternity document in UAE capital, Abu Dhabi in 4 February 2019.

Al-Azhar denounces Greek Archbishop’s controversial statements on Islam

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:59 GMT

Statements by Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Mr. Ieronymos about Islam have caused controversy, prompting criticism from prestigious Muslim bodies, including Al-Azhar in Egypt.

'TRIAL MARRIAGE': A religiously rejected initiative aims to ‘control high rate of divorce’

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 12:37 GMT

The form went viral on social media and was criticized by the majority of users.