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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”.
Since the beginning of the presidential elections, anti-Muslims in the United States are increasing because of the statements of the country's presidential candidate, Donald Trump about his intention to ban the entry of Muslims and to close the mosques after the terrorist attacks that happened in...
One of Egypt's leading political analysts, journalist Dīā' Rashwān said that late Shaikh Al-Sha`rāwī was a “preacher ahead of his time” and had influenced strongly the course of Islam. Distinguished among his precedents, Al-Sha`rāwī is a living phenomenon till today.
Egypt and Tunisia have signed an agreement on cooperation in religious fields, and coordination of efforts to address deviant thought. This was agreed to on the sidelines of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Conference held in Aswān.
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...
Abu Dhabi: Religious leaders from the Muslim Council of Elders — an independent international body that aims to promote peace in Muslim societies — and the Anglican Church yesterday (Wednesday) called for setting up a peaceful and integrated world.
The church construction law has raised a lot of controversy during its preparation process, including its restrictive articles on security and governor's approval. However, one village seems remained unaffected of all these security complications and bureaucratic procedures; fears of provoking...
The residents of the Montazah area in Alexandria urged the immediate intervention of Dr. Muhammad Mokhūr Jūm`a, Minister of Religious Endowments, to save the area from the flames of sectarian discord incited by followers of the Salafi movement in the area.
Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Shaikh of al-Azhar said that there is a lie impartial to reality as well as to history and to the biography of the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh), claiming that Islam was spread by the sword. Islam was revealed in a society whose economic and social philosophy, as well as its...
Egypt's ambassador to Kuwait, Yāsser `Ātef, affirmed that the principles of all Abrahamic religions must be translated into daily life practices, citing the Prophet's narrative “love for your brother what you love for yourself.” “We reject any wrong doing committed against our Christian brothers...
Asked on whether the Europeans are ahl al-Fetrah1, hence God will not hold them accountable for not embracing Islam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Grand Shaikh of al-Azhar , responded    1everyone whom the message of Islam has not yet reached 
The Eminence of the Grand Imam Dr. Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭayib, the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Al- ʿAbassiyyah yesterday to congratulate Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic brothers on the occasion of the Easter Feast. The Grand Imam was received by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II...
The Bahraini King Ḥamad Bin ʿĪsā Al- Khalīfah, expressed his pleasure in visiting the Cathedral of St. Mark in al-'Abbāsīyyah for the first time, praising the role of the Egyptian Church in national history.
Al-Ṣabāh monitored in a report on the Ministry of Awqaf, what it called aspects of corruption in the Ministry. The report addressed the Ministry’s missions abroad and accused it of being a cover and safe haven for the Imams of the Muslim Brotherhood, allowing them to get out of Egypt with great...
Sheikh Amīn ʿAbd al-Waḥid, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf in North Sinai, said that 1600 imams perform their role and duties in 1,300 mosques spread throughout the Governorate.
Member of the Islamic Research Academy (IRA), Dr. Muhammad al-Shahāt al-Gūndī, said that the relationship between Vatican and Al-Azhar experienced years of tension, since 2006, after now-retired Pope Benedict XVI took office.
Al-Mansūrah Prosecution ordered the imprisonment of a man accused of killing an Imam of a mosque in Mansūrah city for 15 days. The Public Prosecution also ordered the autopsy to be carried out.
In the Monday edition of Egyptian newspapers, columnists focused on a number of issues of public concern. 
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