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  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.
  A delegation from Al-Azhar visited the village of al-Muhayidāt, south of Luxor, on Sunday, led by Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayib, Shaykh of al-Azhar, and in coordination with the Islamic Research Academy in Luxor. 
Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Muftī of Egypt, warned of the attempts of some extremist religious movements to impose themselves through means of social communication by launching advocacy campaigns that seem to teach the fundamentals of faith and indoctrinate radical ideas to recruit young people...
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam, said, “There is no evidence for those who believe that humans are inherently aggressive, and violent. Nor is evidence for those who believe that humans are inherently generous and kind.”
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...
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.
Media presenter and physician, Khāled Muntasser, said that religious institutions, in particular the Al-Azhar institution, have not interacted with innovative thinking and reformed religious discourse, both required to combat radicalization and fanaticism.
Muhammad Mokhtār Jūm`a, Minister of Religious Endowments, said that Egypt is the pioneer of Islamic thought in the world thanks to the honorable al-Azhar and its promoting of moderate Islam in all of its institutions.
I was sitting shyly in front of our great, departed writer Tawfīq al-Hakīm, including our greatest writers elites: Dr. Hūssain Fawzī, Dr. Zaki Naguīb Mahūd, Naguīb Mahfūz, Salāh Tāher, Yūsuf Idrīs, Tharwat Abāza, and Dr Louis `Awad.
‟If an Imam sides with one group, he risks to push the entire institution and the mosque off course. The mosque would be split either into Salafi, Sufi, Muslim Brothers, or Liberal, as is the case nowadays; and this is inconceivable.” These words reflect the methodology Al-`Alawāni adopted in his...


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