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The Grand Imam of the Azhar, Sheikh Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, has once submitted a draft law to the People’s Assembly on the development of the Azhar but the top Muslim Imam was not aware then that he was treading on a landmine. A fierce campaign of opponents have accused him that he wants to...
The Islamic da’ya [a person who calls to Islam, a preacher] Youssef Al-Qaradawi is one of the icons of moderate Islamic thought and that is why he was chosen as head of the International League of Muslim Scholars as well as the European Council for Fatwas and Research. In this interview, Sheikh...
A cooperation protocol between the Azhar and the Islamic University of Rotterdam, in Holland, which is suspected of having Zionist associations, was signed. The deputy of the Azhar University said that before signing such a protocol, the Azhar had consulted the Egyptian Embassy, in Holland, and...
The author wrote an article in which he blamed the Sheikh of the Azhar and complained about his reaction to those opposing him. A comment on his article was said to be written by the General Secretary of Islamic Research Institute. What amazes the author is that when he blamed the Sheikh of the...
Scholars of the Azhar and Ayatollahs held a conference in Iran in an attempt to bring the Sunnite and Shiite denominations closer together. All the different trends in Iran welcomed the role of the Azhar in bringing the Islamic denominations closer. The conference honored Imam Al-Bargroudi, one of...
Since the beginning of the conflict between the Sheikh of the Azhar and its scholars, whether they be members of the Front or not, no one has taken any action to stop the ridicule, which could destroy the Azhar. However, only 20 days ago, hundred scholars of the Azhar signed a statement, in which...
Akher Sa’a ran an interview with the new undersecretary of the Azhar, Sheikh Mahmoud Ashour. He said that the task of the undersecretary of the Azhar, according to the law, is to act on behalf of Sheikh of the Azhar during his absence, to assist him in his tasks and to carry out the missions...
After a long introduction, the author moves to discuss the main point of his article, that is the absence of the Azhar role in the capital of culture and enlightenment, that is Paris and the international role it has to play.
After giving his opinion concerning the freedom of expression, Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashem recounts the role of the Azhar, the greatest institution of religion and science, that has risen in Egypt. According to him the role of this great institution is appreciated by many great historians and leaders.
Sub-titles: Dr. Abdel-Sabour Shahin: An international Islamic conference is needed to study how to choose the Sheikh Al-Azhar. Dr. Abdel-Azim Al-Matani: We must return to the old system: The Sheikh of the Azhar should be selected from the group of the Grand Ulama. Dr. Mohammed Ra’fat Othman: There...
Ibrahim Karim claimed on TV that he can diagnose any disease by use of geometrical shapes and the medicine will be pieces of gold, silver and bronze which are sold at one of the jewelers in the City Center. He also claimed his method of treatment is supported by the Azhar. The Azhar is now...
The Azhar played a significant role in the struggle of our nation against imperialistic campaigns. Now some 100.000 books of the Azhar library are put on the internet. More then 40.000 historical documents and references will follow.
The Grand Imam of the Azhar is a respectable scholar and a shrewd jurist who opens his heart to different opinions. He welcomes a dialogue with anyone on condition that he sticks to the rules of dialogue.
All this commotion began when some of the great Azhar scholars were brought before disciplinary councils because of their attitudes towards the policy of the Azhar and its Sheikh. Dr. Abd Al-Mo'ti Bayoumi said that the people who brought suits against their colleagues do not have the ability to...
Dr. Isma`il Al-Diftar spoke in an interview about Da’awa, Islamic mission. "The enemies of Islam are trying to confuse Muslims by telling lies and trying to prove them." About arguing with believers from other religions he says: "We have to be careful and get to know our religion well. If I am...
Al Shaab interviewed Prof. Mohammed Abed El Miniem Khafaga, one of the leading old guard of the Azhar University, about the developments at the Azhar in the past decades.
Dr. Mohammed Nail Al-Sawaf, the oldest living Azhar scholar, gives an interview on the current problems of the Azhar.
Al-Azhar Internet site contains Qur’anic verses that are full of mistakes.
The author wonders who will succeed sheik Sha’arawi. Who could take over his role as spiritual leader.
The Azhar schools sector has begun to take actual steps towards the execution of the decree reducing the school years in the secondary level to three.

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