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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). 
Al-Azhar Foundation has not stopped at the limits of its religious responsibilities. In a statement on the origins of jurisprudential variance, al-Azhar surpassed these limits to addresses political variance, efforts towards national unity, and directing Arab peoples towards their noble goals...
"Renewing religious discourse is a matter of life and death…" This is an Egyptian call launched by President Abdel Fattah al-Sīsī on Wednesday from the country of al-Azhar, [an outlet of] moderate Islam.
The committee assigned to draft a new law, that counters hate and violence activities committed in the name of religion, has announced that the first draft is to be presented to senior Al-Azhar scholars for discussion, and eventually submit it to the House of Representatives to take the necessary...
Sherīn Khān and Sālihah Mariam Fat'h, the mosque’s two imams, shared the ceremony. Khān called for prayer, the adhān, and made an opening speech, and Fat'h delivered the khūtbah, or sermon, on the theme of “women and Islam in a modern world”.
Since the beginning of the presidential elections, anti-Muslims in the United States are increasing because of the statements of the country's presidential candidate, Donald Trump about his intention to ban the entry of Muslims and to close the mosques after the terrorist attacks that happened in...
Writer Aḥmad Bān wrote an opinion article published by Al-Taḥrīr on reforming the religious education in Egypt. 
The House of Representative’s Religious Committee threatened an escalation by referring its request to question the deterioration of high education at Al-Azhar. The leaders of the religious institute have continuously ignored the Committee’s invitation for discussion for the fourth time in a row,...
Dr.  Ibrāhīm Nijm, The Mufti Adviser, will be hosting the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Balkans, Sheikh Hussein Kvazovic, at Dar Al-Ifta’ during his official visit to Egypt, which begins Monday. Sheikh Hussein's visit comes within the framework of building bridges of communication with the muftis...
A comprehensive dialogue meeting launched by Al-Azhar with students of the Faculty of Art of the University of Damietta was attended by Dr. `Abbās Shumān, Al-Azhar Deputy, Eng. Ismā`īl `Abd al-Hamīd Tāha, Governor of Damietta, Dr. Mohī al-Dīn `Afīfi, General Secretary of the Center for Islamic...
The Muslim Brotherhood Organization expressed its dismay over the participation of Al-Azhar in the three-day international Islamic conference held lately in the capital of Chechnya, under the title “Who Are The Sunnis?”
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...
The decision made by the former Council of Governors concerning the conditions for building mosques and Azharite institutes still raises many questions, for example why were no religious officials from the Azhar or the Minister of Awqaf [Religious Endowments] present to take part in these decisions...
Mubārak’s constitutional amendments have revealed the separation between the executive power, the legislative and the judicial authorities, which are meant to be the bedrock of the modern Egyptian state, and the real interest groups.
Safā’ Mustafá warns about the spread of new private Islamic institutes which are not supervised by either the Azhar or the Ministry of Awqāf. She believes that these could promote false teachings of Islām with their emphasis on less educated preachers.
The author says that chaos, nepotism and favoritism have become a sad feature of daily life in the Azhar’s religious institutes sector in Kafr al-Sheikh. The under-secretary in Kafr al-Sheikh [Reviewer: No name or ministry mentioned. Most probably of the Ministry of Awqāf (Endowments)] uses...
The author examines the ways in which the Azhar can regain its role as the world’s pre-eminent Islamic institution, helping the world confront Islamo-phobia and terrorism.
Azhar missions are trying to convey the Muslim faith through Islamic centers in Washington, London, the Philippines, Brunei and Pakistan.
The author discusses a conference hosted by the Azhar on calls by Sufis to internationalize Muslim sanctities and bring an end to the Wahābīs’ control over them.

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