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Dr. Ibrahīm Al-Hodhod, head of Al-Azhar University, said that Islam came as a message of mercy to all people, God Almighty said, "We sent thee not, but as a Mercy for all creatures", and that the Islamic Da`wa is based on the diversity of peoples and communities, there is no way to meet except...
Professor `Abd al-Fattāh al-`Awāri, dean of Islamic Theology at Al-Azhar University said Islam rejects violence, stressing that Islam should not be judged from offenses committed by a few under the pretext of defend Islam.  
Following the presidential decree that appointed Dr. Ali Goma?a as the new mufti of Egypt, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb who takes over as rector of the Azhar University, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashim, many papers interviewed the two men and gave short backgrounds about each of them. In these...
In his second article, Dr. al-Ṭayyīb explains that Islām respects the freedom of creed of non-Muslims and that the Islamic Sharī‘ah never obliges a woman to convert to Islam when marrying a Muslim. The Pact of the Christians of Najrān is a collection of obligatory Islamic rules for treating non-...
It is high time to relate the Crusades to Christianity. Rev. Rif‘at responds to Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib’s article in al-Ahrām where he defends Islam by attacking Christianity and the Bible.
Photos of the military-style parade staged by the Muslim Brotherhood at al-Azhar University raised alarm in the Egyptian press that the Muslim Brotherhood was forming a militia.
Six Muslim Brotherhood students were dismissed for forming a students union parallel to the official one at the Azhar University. Consequently, vandals from the group’s students broke into the university building and blockaded the chancellor’s bureau.
A group of Azhar scholars declare their opinions on the Azhar researcher’s thesis that deemed Rose al-Yūsuf Kāfir. All scholars denounced the Takfīr; however some approved the negative stance on the periodical.
The review depicts the corrupted atmosphere of the ManūfīyahBranch of the AzharUniversity, namely the Faculty of Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] where the Takfīr thesis against Rose al-Yūsuf was recently discussed. The review also states Ahmad al-Tayyib’s opinion on the matter.
In the second emission of the interview with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, the former Muftīī of Egypt discusses the Ḥijāb and Niqāb referring that there are far much serious issues that Muslims need to be occupied with instead. He refers to some foreign powers that try to attract Egypt Muslims by their...
Following the mixed public reaction to the recent statements made by the Egyptian minister of culture, Fārūq Husnī, on the Ḥijāb, the People’s Assembly’s committees for Religious Affairs and Culture and Media held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the issue. In an attempt to...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, blames the eruption of conflict in many parts of the world and the development of the crusades as holy wars on the Catholic Church’s reading of the Holy Bible.
The review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he termed the Ḥijāb to be "a relapse backward," drawing public controversy and anger in parliament where the ruling party, the opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his...
This review, in the context of ramifications from the culture minister’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb, discusses various opinions on whether the Ḥijāb is a religious obligation and how such controversial discussions should be tackled by society, religious and political bodies...
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
Islam promotes and celebrates diversity of mankind. had God wanted all people to believe in one religion, He would have made it so.
The victory of the Moslem Brotherhood in the recent parliamentary elections in which they obtained 17 seats created many speculations about what they would do in the future, especially after they announced their intention to form a new political party. al-Musawar discarded the possibility of...
The president of the Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, analyzes the lecture of Pope Benedict XVI at the University of Regensburg two months ago.
Sāmih Fawzī says that Islamic thinker Dr. Muhammad ‘Umāra is used to attacking Christianity and the Holy Bible. Dr. ‘Umāra’s recent anti-Christian book Mulāhazāt ‘Ilmīya ‘Ala Kitāb al-Masīh fī al-Islām lil Duktour Michel Hāyik [Scientific notes on the book of Christ in Islam by...
A presidential decree to the effect of appointing Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, the Mufti of Egypt, as rector of the Azhar University and appointing Dr. Ali Gomaa, professor of fiqh at the Azhar University, as the mufti of Egypt was issued yesterday.

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