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The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a congratulatory letter to the Shaykh of al-Azhar and the Grand Muftī and some political figures in which Pope Tawadros II congratulated Muslims on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr ('Amād Khalīl, al-Masrī al-Yawm, Aug. 9). Read original text in Arabic.
Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people.
Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said that the West is phobic of Islam and associate it with terrorism because of those who implement their own misconceptions of Islam.
Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, professor of sharī’ah at the Azhar stated in response to al- Qaradawi’s fatwa, calling the participation in the presidential elections harām, that religion has nothing to do with elections and that no person or institution can claim that such a vote or referendum is halāl (...
  Twenty-five human rights organizations and political parties called on the Shūrá Council to freeze the recent appointments of chief editors of state-run newspapers.     Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb praised President Muhammad Mursī's decision to re-establish the Senior Scholars...
Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, the professor of Comparative Jurisprudence and Islamic Law at Al-Azhar University, said that intellectual terrorism creates potential armed terrorism, that is, bloodshed, destruction of resources and violation of human rights.
The duality is one of the most prominent standards that characterize the Salaf trend in Egypt, especially the branch based in Alexandria. Presided by Yāsir Burhāmῑ, the deputy of the Salafi Daʿwa, the Call has contradictory positions that were manifested on many issues after the revolution of...
A study of Hāzim al- Gamal, a lawyer at the Azhar, stated that the Azhar with its moderate thought has developed new theoretical pillars that include economic relations, politics and society as well as legislations.
An anonymous source from the Azhar university stated that that the number of students that were expelled from the university this year reached 300 while more than 1200 students are under investigation
In continuation to the series of attempts to spread terror and fear in society, and in an attempt to delay examinations, two bombs were found close to the Azhar university containing a highly explosive TNT. 
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, assured that protecting tourists is a religious duty. 
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...
A cautious calm is returning to the Azhar’s male dormitories in Nasr City, Cairo, after the security forces were capable of ending the acts of violence that students possibly affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood started yesterday (May 16) after the Friday prayers.
The visit of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh of the Azhar, to Aswan yesterday put an end to the bloody confrontation between the Nubian Dābūd tribe and the Banī Hilāl. Al-Tayyib managed to do this after he met with delegations of the two sides. They decided on a roadmap to end the conflict by...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh al-Azhar, formed a commission for reconciliation talks between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī- Hilāl tribes, following intensive meetings with representatives and Shaykhs of the two tribes to end the conflict. This comes at a time when about 25 schools reopen their doors...
Sources in the Azhar stated that the Grand Imam, Ahmad al- Tayyib, will take part in person in the Aswan reconciliation committee that aims to bring accord between the Banī Hilal and al- Dabūdiah tribes. 
Minister of Endowments Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah stated that the Islamic Research Institute in the Azhar has assured that it rejects all forms of extremism and terrorism. 
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyīb, Shaykh of the Azhar, has met with a group of Azhar professors and Endowment preachers.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports is organizing preaching convoys under the slogan of “Together we Protect Egypt” in all governorates from March 25 until April 25.
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy shaykh from al-Azhar al-Sharīf concluded his visit to Brazil, at the invitation of the Federation of Islamic Institutions in Brazil, to visit Rio de Janeiro. The Deputy Shaykh from al-Azhar affirmed that there are several constants that represent Al-Azhar's cooperation...

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