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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...
Priests and Imams, representing Al-Azhar and Egypt's three major Churches, launched their initiative “together for Egypt's progress” by visiting hospitals in the Upper-Egyptian governorate of Minya.
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,...
The committee assigned to draft a new law, that counters hate and violence activities committed in the name of religion, has announced that the first draft is to be presented to senior Al-Azhar scholars for discussion, and eventually submit it to the House of Representatives to take the necessary...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the holy See of St. Mark, received this morning at the papal headquarters Wang Zuo’an, Chinese Minister of the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) during his visit to Cairo. 
Today, on Ramadan 7 of the Hijrah year 1438, prayers were held for the first time at Al-Azhar Mosque more than one thousand year ago. Being the first mosque established in the city of Cairo which was founded by Al-Mū`izz li-Dīn Allāh of the Fatimid Caliphate in the month of Ramadan of the Hijrah...
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-...
Dr. `Amr `Abd al-`Ātī, the first Al-Azhar scholar to get a doctorate in Christian Science from the Vatican, praised the Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb for thawing frozen relations with the Vatican, and meet Pope Francis I.
Sherīn Khān and Sālihah Mariam Fat'h, the mosque’s two imams, shared the ceremony. Khān called for prayer, the adhān, and made an opening speech, and Fat'h delivered the khūtbah, or sermon, on the theme of “women and Islam in a modern world”.

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