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Opinion -
6/30/2024 12:22:00 PM
What would Egypt have been like today in the absence of the 30 June 2013 Revolution

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/24/2024 12:59:59 PM
Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, welcomed on Thursday the announcement of Norway, Ireland, and Spain to officially recognize the State of Palestine, effective 28 May.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/20/2024 2:42:15 PM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, has extended condolences to the Iranian people following the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other officials in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/30/2024 11:35:20 AM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said the Sunni Islamic institution is ready to establish an Arabic language teaching centre in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, to teach Muslim children the Quran language and help them maintain their Islamic identity.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/24/2024 9:23:20 PM
Following the discovery of mass graves in Nasser and Al-Shifa hospitals in Gaza, the world’s most influential Sunni Islamic institution Al-Azhar called for an international trial for the Israeli occupation.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/6/2024 10:32:09 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb affirmed to Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan the depth of the relations between Al-Azhar and Armenia, highlighting the leading Sunni Islamic institution's longstanding support to the Armenian cause.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/20/2024 8:35:58 PM
Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, announced on Saturday the Sunni Islamic institution’s complete solidarity with Somalia in preserving its territorial unity, condemning external attempts to destabilize it, in his meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud in Cairo.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2023 9:29:00 PM
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Terrorism, the monitoring unit of the world's leading Sunni Islamic authority Al-Azhar, denounced the recent remarks made by Rabbi Uzi Sharbaf, a well-known Zionist figure, who alleged that the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza aims “to continue liberating the land of Israel in Gaza and its milieu.”

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/9/2023 8:18:23 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar, the world’s leading Sunni Islamic institution, has welcomed the recently passed law by the Danish Parliament that criminalizes the burning of the Holy Quran — an incident that has recently occurred repeatedly in the West, including Denmark.

World - Region
11/14/2023 5:45:51 PM
Iraq's top court said on Tuesday it was dismissing Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbussi, an influential Sunni Muslim politician, after a lawmaker's complaint over the alleged "falsification" of a document.

Egypt - Society
10/22/2023 4:28:53 PM
The Fatwa Centre of Al-Azhar, the world’s leading Sunni Islamic institution, issued a statement on Sunday that it is permissible for Muslims to give Zakat (charitable alms) to assist Palestinians suffering the effects of Israeli attacks.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/18/2023 2:22:46 AM
Al-Azhar, the world’s leading Sunni Islamic institution, called on the Arab and Islamic nations to profoundly reconsider their reliance on the ‘arrogant’ Western European and American powers.

World - Region
9/6/2023 9:44:18 AM
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Iran arrived Tuesday in the Islamic Republic, and his counterpart landed in Riyadh, cementing a restoration of ties between the Gulf rivals after a seven-year rupture in ties.

Egypt - Society
8/13/2023 12:01:15 AM
The Shia Dawoodi Bohra community has a profound and enduring presence in predominantly Sunni Egypt, marked not only by its role in the restoration of historic mosques which house the remains of Ahl-Al-Bayt (descendants of the Prophet Muhammed) but also by a multifaceted cultural engagement.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/1/2023 8:57:50 PM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb has called for “Islamic-Islamic” dialogue between Islamic scholars around the world, of all sects and schools, to establish unity following the frequent Quran-burning incidents in the past two months in Europe.

World - Region
7/19/2023 10:25:56 AM
For three centuries, the al-Siraji Mosque, with its minaret fashioned from weathered bricks and its pinnacle inlaid with blue ceramic tiles, was a distinctive feature of the city of Basra in southern Iraq.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/24/2023 10:38:39 PM
Al-Azhar condemned recent statements by a French official who linked Sunni Islam to terrorism and claimed it posed the greatest risk to France and Europe, describing them as “irresponsible and ignorant.”

Sports - Talents Abroad
5/23/2023 7:00:35 PM
The world’s leading Sunni Islamic institution, located in Egypt, Al-Azhar, showed support for Egyptian striker Mostafa Mohamed after being fined by his French club Nantes for refusing to participate in the league's recent anti-homophobia campaign.

World - International
5/20/2023 4:15:52 PM
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin declared that "sunni terrorism" is the most significant threat to France and Europe, during his visit to the US on Friday.

World - Region
4/20/2023 10:48:55 PM
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, and other Sunni Muslim countries announced Thursday the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Friday.

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