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A member of the House of Representatives said that the Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, has shed light on the Palestinian issue for the world to confront and address, describing the top Sunni cleric’s speech in a conference in Germany as “historic and important.”
Al-Azhar’s faculty of Uṣūl al-Dīn (theology) in Ṭanṭā is holding the third international conference on the efforts of Islamic institutions in handling intellectual and social issues in today’s world.
Dr. Ibrāhīm Najm, an advisor to the Muftī of the Republic and the official spokesman of Dār al-Iftāʾ (Iftāʾ House), announced that Grand Muftī Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām obtained another one-year term in office.
Al-Azhar has held celebratory cultural and religious events to mark the 1,083rd anniversary of its establishment, which included recitations of the Holy Qurʾān and speeches discussing the history of al-Azhar. The events were attended by religious leaders from al-Azhar and from the Egyptian churches...
Dr. Aḥmed Zāyed, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, visited Dr. Aḥmed al-Ṭayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, today (Nov. 25) at the headquarters of Al-Azhar. During the visit, they agreed to sign a joint cooperation protocol between the Library of Alexandria and Al-Azhar for preserving historical...
Bahrain is preparing to hold the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue on the subject of “East and West for Human Coexistence” on November 3rd and 4th, 2022, under the patronage of the King of Bahrain, Ḥamad bin ʿĪsa Āl Khalīfa, and with the participation of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib,...
Dr. Hans Jansen has long played a role fuelling Islamophobia in the West. I understand his views on Islam have been greatly influenced by the writings and arguments of extremists. It is sad that such extremists have based their views on the Qur’an, Sīra and Sunna. I am pleased Cornelis Hulsman has...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Countering Extremism praised the city of Cologne for broadcasting the Islamic call to prayer over loudspeakers, on Friday sermon in its Central Mosque for the first time.
Dr. Yāsmīn Fuʾād, Minister of Environment, confirmed that Al-Azhar was at the forefront of the institutions that showed support for Egypt’s hosting of the upcoming COP27 climate conference, and contributed with constructive ideas and visions, praising the Sheikh of Al-Azhar’s speech on climate in...
Mahamadou Labarang, Cameroonian ambassador to Cairo, met with the Grand Imam Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib on Wednesday, at the headquarters of al-Azhar, and expressed his desire to establish a regional Azhar institute to serve the Muslims of Central Africa in Cameroon.

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