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Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb is holding a meeting at the Azhar headquarters on Thursday with leading members of the Salafist Call Group, Islamists and preachers. The meeting will address issues of Muslim unity, da'wah (call) and unified religious discourse in this critical stage of...
Last week, Shaykh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of the UAE and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, emphasized that conserving the rich Islamic scientific heritage and propagating it around the world are vital in promoting cultural dialogue, which, in turn, will inspire interest in...
In a ground-breaking meeting, leaders of the Azhar and the Muslim Brotherhood agreed on May 3, 2011 to join hands to spread moderate Islam. Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Ahmad al-Tayīb held rare talks in his office in Cairo with Muslim Brotherhood leader Muhammad Badī' over means to unify religious...
Hundreds of clerics from Al-Azhar congregated on the Al-Azhar Mosque on 26 April 2011 to demand more independence for their institution and a touch of democracy in it. They chanted slogans against State control of Al-Azhar, and called on the government to give them financial independence. The...
The Family Home initiative is officially underway, according to al-Misrī al-Yawm.   The paper reports that the Egypt Peace Society has convened its first conference related to the initiative, which aims to create a Muslim-Christian body to serve as a mouthpiece for both the Azhar and the Church.  ...
According to the author, the Azhar, as an official religious institution, has taken over the religious state of affairs in Egypt, which has allowed the emergence of religious entities parallel to the Azhar that reject the its monopolization of Islamic Da‘wah. The history of these associations...
Egyptian blogger Dalyā Ziyādah says she won the Anna Lindh Euro-Med Prize for writing an article in English criticizing the large number of women wearing niqāb and blaming it on the Azhar. The article says that the Anna Lindh foundation is considered suspicious for its relations with Zionism and...
Believing in the threat represented by the abnormal ideologies advocated by the Egyptian writer Nawāl al- Sa‘dāwī, a committee of Azhar scholars seeks to highlight the genuine core of Islam and tries to stand against such thoughts.
In 2002 the Ministry of Education introduced the subject ’ethics and values’ into the curriculum, however in recent years it have received substantial criticism and now seems to be on the way out.
Has rejected the suggestion that the grand Imām be chosen from the members of the Islamic Research Academy.

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