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The Public Prosecutor ordered an investigation into journalist Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā, following his controversial statements in which he criticized the Miʿrāj of the Prophet (PBUH) during the journey of the ʾIsrāʾ and Miʿrāj (the Prophet’s night journey and ascent to the heavens).
Al-Azhar has been always at the fore, when it comes to confronting extremism and terrorism, and spreading the true religion. This article highlights the most important efforts of al-Azhar in the face of terrorism and extremism in the world.
With the rising influence of the Taliban [Ṭālibān] in Afghanistan, neighbouring Pakistan is seeking to confront violent extremism, not only militarily, but ideologically. Islamabad depends on the support of al-Azhar in Egypt, to enable Pakistani Imams, specifically military imams, to combat...
If not for the Egyptian public witnessing the hidden conflict between President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī and Grand Imām of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the law regulating the Dār al-Iftāʾ, which the Egyptian parliament passed on June 19, would have passed without controversy.  This conflict has entered...
In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...
On Thursday, the Center for the Development of International Student Education organized the annual closing ceremony of the activities of the institutes of Islamic Missions and the institutes of Arabic Language Education for non-Arabic speakers and the opening of an exhibition to introduce the...
Representatives of Al-Azhar in the Constituent Assembly requested to include in the Constitution a text that Islam is the official religion of the state. They clarified that that does not mean changing the civil state to a religious state. They also requested to keep the article that refers to the...
Dr. Taha Awadayn al- Ikrimī, member of the public bureau of the international union for the youth of al- Azhar and Sufis, stated that the Muslim Brotherhood aimed at eradicating the Sufis of the Azhar as they were believed to be more dangerous in the ideological conflict of the Brothers against the...
President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī has issued a law that establishes Bayt al- Zakah (House of alms). 
Meanwhile, the Azhar denied reports that it quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, confirming participation in the panel’s work. The three Egyptian churches, however, stated that they will coordinate with the Azhar to take a joint decision regarding the assembly. [...

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