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The Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism shares its experience in fighting extremism and discusses cooperation possibilities with a delegation from the Indonesian Embassy in Cairo.
Dr. Rehām Salāma, director of the Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism, emphasized at the G20 Interfaith Forum in the United Arab Emirates that the way to combat those who spread religious hatred can be through two means: the first is by issuing strict laws that criminalize such acts; the...
At a conference organized by the Arab League in cooperation with the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyād, the Secretary General of the Islamic Research Academy, stated that Islam views religious pluralism as an inevitable necessity and a universal sunna. This comes from Islam’s...
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.
Various researchers and religious authorities are calling for an urgent examination of the phenomenon of Islamophobia in Western societies, after a 23-year-old man set fire to Arooj Shah's car, the first Muslim president of Oldham Council in northern England, with a Molotov cocktail.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism lunches today a new ten-day media campaign entitled "The Imam and the Pope ... The Common Path of Humanity" in 13 languages. The campaign seeks to highlight the most important human values advocated by the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Prof. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib and...
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...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism has condemned the Zionist entity’s plans to build about 3000 settlements on lands belonging to the Orthodox Church on the border of the town of "Bayt Ṣafāfā". These plans threaten to besiege the occupied city of Jerusalem and isolate it from its...
Al-Azhar followed the televised statements made by Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, in which he said that “Islam is not a religion but rather a political party, and its followers are people of war, expansion, and influence.”

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