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The president of the university was sacked after describing a TV host as apostate

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb sacked the president of the university, Ahmed Hosny, on Friday after he described TV host Islam Al-Beheiry as an “apostate”.

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb sacked the president of the university, Ahmed Hosny, on Friday after he described TV host Islam Al-Beheiry as an “apostate”. Al-Tayeb temporarily assigned Al-Mahrasawy to the position until a new president for the university is chosen.

Some of Al-Azhar University staff members held a demonstration on Monday at the main hall of the staff’s club in Nasr City against the decision by Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb to temporarily assign the dean of the Faculty of Arabic Language, Mohammed Al-Mahrasawy, to the presidency of Al-Azhar University.

source: DailyNews

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