This volume focuses on the workings of three universities with global outreach, and whose graduating students carry the ideas acquired during their education back to their own countries, along with, in some cases, a zeal to reform their home society...
A council of top Muslim clerics of Egypt's Al-Azhar urged educational institutions in Arab and Muslim countries to work towards raising awareness about the Palestinian issue in school curricula, weekly Friday sermons, and TV and radio programmes...
Temporary marriage is not a means to abuse by sensual abusers and homosexuals! For this reason, in the questions we have been asked, we have given a fatwa that temporary marriage is only permitted if it is necessary, for example, when a person is away from his family and fears that if doesn’t use such a...
Ahmed al-Tayyeb urged the elimination of injustice on the Muslim minority in Myanmar, as well as...
The transmission of knowledge has been a fundamental aspect of the Islamic tradition since the time of the Prophet Muhammad. In the centuries after the ...
Saudi clerics have reacted angrily to recent remarks by Egyptian Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed al–Tayeb, who excluded Salafists from Sunnis during a religious conference in Chechnya, Russia. During a conference in Grozny, Chechnya, Sheikh Tayeb said that Salafists were not Sunnists, while he was defining what is meant by Sunnism. The ...
Al-Azhar says the decision to issue identical government-written scripts of Friday sermons would abolish religious discourse and narrow the intellect of preachers...
Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayebcalled on Shia and Sunni scholars to issue Fatwas to put an end to conflicts among followers of the two schools of thought...
Al-Azhar and the United Nations Security Council have condemned a terrorist attack on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.
Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi, sent an open letter to Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar. He criticized the anti-Shia positions of the Al-Azhar, accusing the Sunni institution of having deviated from the line of moderation.