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Dr. ‘Abāss Shūmān, Deputy of the Azhar, stated that the Azharite education will witness a development with the development of the Azharite syllabi.
Dr. Abāss Shūmān, Deputy of the Azhar met with the heads of the educational section of the Azhar to examine the preparations for the new academic year.
The Administrative Court, Education Section, headed by Counselor Hātim Salāh has reprimanded former head of Azhar university Dr. Usāmah al- ‘Abd and accused him of not applying the correct laws on the students of the Muslim Brotherhood
Dr. Tawfīq Nūr al- Din, vice president of the AzharUniversity stated that the university has tracked all the university students, faculty and staff that are affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Shaykh Muhammad ‘Abd al- Rāziq, head of the religious sector in the Ministry of Endowments, said that the Ministry will start during the coming period to form a committee of supreme scholars in al-Azhar. 
Sources from the Azhar stated that more than ten professors of the Azhar have submitted an application to the post of head of the university.
The Committee responsible for receiving the applications for the post of the AzharUniversity president stated that today is the deadline for receiving all applications.
Dr. Muhammad Abd al- Shāfī, vice president of al- Azhar University, has been delegated to become the caretaker of the university
According to al-Azhar University’s regulations, once the current university president’s tenure comes to an end, the longest-serving vice-president temporarily assumes the role as president.
From time to time within our Arab Islamic world, there erupts a demand to reform religious discourse and to address the clerics on this issue. Clerics are wrongly accused, even if partially or indirectly, of being the cause behind religious extremism that sometimes leads to violence, as has been...
Q: Do you want Copts to enter al-Azhar University?   Yes, as a form of reform. In fact, the President asked Shaykh al-Azhar to reform religious discourse and we trust in the ability of Shaykh al-Azhar to do so.
  At the same time that Egypt exited world rankings in the quality of education, there were voices calling for the need to merge al-Azhar and the public education [systems] together.
Commenting on the statement disclosed by Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam, in which he accused Al-Azhar of spreading radical thought, Dr. Mohyī Al-Dīn `Afīfī, Secretary General Of The Islamic Council for Research, said that Al-Azhar does not spare an effort to promote moderate Islam by...
Writer Aḥmad Bān wrote an opinion article published by Al-Taḥrīr on reforming the religious education in Egypt. 
The House of Representative’s Religious Committee threatened an escalation by referring its request to question the deterioration of high education at Al-Azhar. The leaders of the religious institute have continuously ignored the Committee’s invitation for discussion for the fourth time in a row,...
Bashīr Hassan, the Spokesperson for Egypt's Ministry of Education, denied circulating reports of the presence of offensive phrases to Egyptian Christians, in the curricula of Islamic Education taught to students in schools. During a call-in interview conducted yesterday evening (Saturday) by media...
Background: The tape concerns an interview with Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī, professor ʾUṣūl al-dīn (sources of Islam) and scholar at the Azhar University. He tackles the issue of enlightenment in Islam while criticizing the Islamist views of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī’s. Bayūmī praises Azhar Shaykh Dr....
Al-Azhar is lost between the old and the new!
In the aftermath of the Azhar militias’ incident, a pressing question was raised: What has education in the Azhar come to? This article attempts to answer this question.


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