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Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that wearing the niqāb is left for women to decide, as such falls under personal freedom, and comes within the framework of the permissible [in Islam], explaining that “if the employer asks a female employee no to wear the veil at work, she should...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that human rights in the western world are not concerned with the directives of religion, of ḥalāl and ḥarām, but rather, to completely remove religion from any area of life. Among these rights is homosexuality, for which the Grand Imam emphasizes...
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...
Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Shaykh of al-Azhar, ruled on the issue of dhimmīs and Copts’ tribute payments, after he affirmed that this term is unpalatable now. 
The "Hatred" Law proposed by al-Azhar during Laylat al-Qadr [religious celebration during Ramadan commemorating the revelation of the Qur’an] was met by angry reaction from many MPs and politicians
General Director of the Arab Women Organization (AWO), Ambassador Mirvat Talāwī, announced the response of the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to a letter that she sent him regarding the issuance of a document clarifying the rights of women, as intended in the Holy Qur'ān and Prophet...
Egyptian intellectuals and thinkers criticized the anti-hate draft law submitted by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Shaykh of Al-Azhar, to the Presidency, after it has been endorsed by the scholars of Egypt's oldest religious institution.
Councilor Muhammad `Abd al-Na`īm, President of the National Organization for Human Rights (NOHR) has called on Shaikh Ahmad al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, to review and waive the lawsuit the latter had filed against journalist Mahmūd Mūsallam, editor-in-chief of al-Watan newspaper, and the...
Grand Imam and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders, Shaikh Ahmad at-Tayib, said that the construction of churches in Muslim lands has been an everlasting controversial issue among Muslim `Ūlamā', pointing that Prophet Muhammad gave the followers of Jesus the Nazarene the oath of protecting them,...
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Shaikh Ahmad al-Tayyeb reiterated the joint efforts between Muslims and Christians in Egypt to create a world of tolerance, peace, and dialogue, stressing that “Islam is the religion of mercy and Christianity the religion of love,” and denouncing the recent incidents as “...

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