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  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...
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. 
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, Muftī of Egypt, denounced the terrorist attack in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the Grand shaykh of the Azhar has denounced the terrorist attack calling it an “ugly attack” and prayed for the dead.
Dr. Shawqī `Allām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, considered that women holding senior positions is the culmination of their efforts, expertise and efficiency. It conveys many messages and shows that women are capable of performing in all fields. This came during his visit to the Governorate of Bihīra to...
The Muftī of the Republic, Dr. Shawqī Allām, said that divisions between Muslims and Christians in Egypt is not likely to occur, and the probability of having failed efforts is assured. He is demanding to propose a solid resolution in which citizens peacefully interact.
The Muftī of the Republic, Dr. Shawqī  ʿAllām, mentioned that Islamic values are entirely based on having social liberalism and collective interactions. The Prophet Muḥammad delivered God’s message to all societies. He communicated with non-Muslims in Mecca due to economic trading. Also, he visited...
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...
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 “...
Saudi preacher, `Adel al-Kalbāni, the imam of the Muhaisin mosque in Riyadh, criticized the Grand Mufti of the Republic, Dr. Dr. Shawqi `Allām "How do we honor the Grand Mufti of Egypt in Mecca while the ink did not dry out on the declaration he signed, disassociating us from Ahl al-Sūnna wa al-...
Islam criminalizes attacks on churches and non-Muslim houses of worship as Islamists, namely the Muslim Brotherhood and a number of Salafī parties, volunteered to protect churches during the New Year celebrations. [Dīyā' Abū al-Safā, Akhbār al-Yawm, p. 7, Jan. 1]
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Shaikh of Al-Azhar, met on Friday with Bishop Markus Droege, head of the Brandenburg-Berlin Episcopal Diocese.  
Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, Grand Imam and Shaikh of Al-Azhar Institution, said that “The Qūr'ān did not specify a punishment for those who enter Islam and later renounces it, but there are ahādith permitting the killing of a person who has renounced Islam, hence becoming a threat to his own self and to...
In its new edition to be published coming Friday, Sawt al-Azhar newspaper presents Al-Azhar position in support of women issues, rights and assess her contribution in the enlightenment and development of communities.
Under the auspices of Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Grand Shaikh of Al-Azhar, a religious and medical convoy was launched on Monday to the al-`Azīziya and Sīdī Barrāny al-Najīla villages of the Marsa Matrūh governorate, in the northeast coast of Egypt that stretches all the way to the Libyan border. 

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