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The Grand Imām, Dr. Ahmad al-Ṭayyib, yesterday received Shaykh Hamzah Aktan, Head of the Supreme Council for Religious Affairs in Turkey, who is currently visiting Egypt. Among the matters they discussed was the Azhar's call for a meeting of Sunnī scholars in preparation for a dialogue meeting...
Mohammad ‘Alī Khayr esteems the wisdom of the new Shaykh of the Azhar, praising him for his moderate and comprehensive thoughts. First he states that Muslims should be moderate and that the sword can't be the symbol of Islam. Then he comments on Al-Azhary channel, as he considers it a kind of trade...
The author states that Dr. Khālid al-Jindī, an Islamic propagandist, affirms that it is not acceptable to repeal the accusations of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib regarding the resources and finance of Al-Azharī TV. He also confirms that the judgement of the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar is supreme and...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq confirmed that there are no Shiite mosques in Egypt, adding that there is no fundamental disagreement between Sunnī and Shī‘ah. Azhar Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib received invitations from Shiites to deliver speeches in Iraq and Lebanon and says that...
In an interview with onislam.net, Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib said that if it weren’t for the Azhar, Bishop Bīshūy’s comments would have caused a fitnah that could have hit Egypt from Aswan to Alexandria. He added that although he hates conspiracy theories, he believes there to be...
Head of the Protestant communion, Safwat al-Bayādī, announced the launch of a campaign to “put out the fire” of the current sectarian crisis between Muslims and Copts. In a statement to al-Wafd he called for a plenary session between religious and political leaders, rather than a statement for two...
This article reports on the recent sectarian incidents in Isnā and Bayyādyyah.
The article deals with the position of religion in Egyptian society. The author argues that the three recent incidents of the appointment of the new Grand Imām of al-Azhar, the crisis of “Islamonline,” and the sectarian tension in Matrūh, reflect the importance of religion.
Mahmūd Sa‘d comments on the Azhar's grand Shaykh’s visit to Naja‘ Hammādī, pointing out that such formal visits do not resolve sectarian issues.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is waiting for the Azhar grand imām’s opinion on prohibiting Muslims from donating to build churches.

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