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President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī led the prayers of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) yesterday at the mosque of the Leadership of the Egyptian Air Force. He was joined, among other, by Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab, Grand Imām of the Azhar Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib and Minister of the Interior Muhammad...
President al-Sīsī attended the laylat al-qadr celebrations held at the national conference center in the neighborhood of Nasr City, which was also attended by several ministers. At the celebration ceremony, al-Sīsī congratulated the contestants who participated in the Qur’ān memorization...
The media office of the Coptic Orthodox Church stated that Pope Tawadros had offered his best wishes to Grand Imām Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib, shaykhs of the Azhar, and all Muslims on the occasion of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr). 
The annual sūfī Iftār was held at the headquarters of the ‘Azmiyyah tarīqah in the neighborhood of Sayyidah Zaynab yesterday. As well as the presence of several Sūfī sheikhs, there was also a diplomatic Iranian delegation present, under the supervision of Tawfīq al-Samdī, political advisor to the...
A committee of intellectuals and religious scholars has been formed by Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, to discuss the issue of the representation of the prophets in cinema, in response to the recent film, ‘Noah’. 
Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, has declared at the first meeting of the Muslim Council of Elders in Abu Dhabi that they have a responsibility to resuce the ummah from its terrible fate that awaits them, saying that the da‘wah has been transformed by terrorists as a means to call...
Sheikh Ahmad Turk, head of research and advocacy at the Ministry of Endowments has released information regarding meetings conducted between members of the Salafī organization and the Minister of Endowments, Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah.
The Association of Dubai Holy Qur’an Awards has awarded al-Azhar’s High Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyib the Islamic Personality of the Year Award. 
  Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, announced a new covenant for honorable religious advocacy for imams and preachers. This covenant was approved and signed by al-Azhar’s High Sheikh and represents both a promise to God, as well as a responsibility to uphold the law. 
The Ministry of Endowments assured that there is no desire to cancel the Iʿtikāf practice (a retreat in a mosque for a certain number of days) in the ten last days of Ramadan.
Azhar Shaykh Ahmad al- Tayyib shall give today (June 12) a speech in front of the whole world about peace and the importance of rejecting extremism and violence in the world. 
The Azhar issued a decision to send preaching convoys to different governorates that would, as part of its job, alert to the Shi’te danger and sectarian strife and its impact on the unity of the ummah and social stability. 
The Azhar Shaykh, Ahmad al- Tayyib, received Dr. Khudair al- Khuzā’ī, vice president of Iraq. Khuzā’ī stated that the Islamic ummah agrees that the Azhar is the symbol for moderate thought.
Mahmūd ‘Azab, advisor to the Azhar Shaykh for dialogue affairs, stated that the Azhar stood beside the Egyptian people since the beginning of the revolution.
Religious scholars praised the call of President al- Sīsī to renew the religious discourse.
 The Azhar Shaykh Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayyib met a large number of artists and intellectuals, including the director Khālid Yūssif and poet Jamal Bakhīt, as well as Hussayn Fahmī, and critic Tāriq Shināwī and writer and journalist Sakīnah Fūad. 
  Dr Ahmad al- Tayyib, al- Azhar Shaykh, Eng. Ātif Hilmī, Minsiter of Communications and Information Technology and Dr. Ashraf al- ‘Arabī, Minister of Planning  has inaugurated Hall of “al- Azhar Memory Panorama”.   
Security Forces in Luxor have successfully prevented an attempt to burn a number of houses belonging to Copts in Mahāmīd village, Armant, Luxor. 
The Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, has recommended a delegation of the Anglican Church from the United States to speak of the return to good morals during their sermons. The Grand Shaykh discussed the Azhar’s rejection of imposing a certain doctrine through power or through...

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