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COP27 - Climate change
11/4/2022 4:44:30 PM
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has accompanied Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Pope Francis of the Vatican to plant a palm tree at Sakhir Palace to draw the world's attention to the climate change crisis and environmental issues.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/4/2022 4:00:48 PM
Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, called for ending the Russia-Ukraine war and halting ongoing fighting in various areas worldwide.

Egypt - Society
9/20/2022 6:03:00 PM
Egypt's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb issued a decision on Monday assigning Nahla El-Saidi, the Dean of the Al-Azhar College of Islamic Sciences for International Students, as his adviser, making her the first woman appointed to this position in Egypt’s history.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/14/2022 2:00:00 AM
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev awarded on Wednesday the Astana International Prize to Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb for his contribution in the field of interreligious dialogue and promoting the culture of fraternity and tolerance among different cultures and ethnicities.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/13/2022 6:45:36 PM
Egypt's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb met on Tuesday with President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/9/2022 2:05:33 PM
Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, has offered his condolences to the British Royal Family, government, and the people of the United Kingdom for the death of Queen Elizabeth II, saying the late royal "dedicated her life to serving her nation and people."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/4/2022 1:38:03 PM
Upon the directive of Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the Egyptian Zakat and Charity House recently sent tens of tons of foodstuffs and medicines to Sudanese residents who were affected by the devastating floods, Egypt’s top religious authority Al-Azhar said in a statement Saturday evening.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/4/2022 10:14:54 PM
The Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) denied in an official statement Thursday claims of a familial relationship between late Grand Imam Mohamed Al-Ahmadi Al-Zawahiri with Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri, who was killed in US drone attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on 31 July.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/25/2022 5:17:55 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Wednesday that terrorism is a political phenomenon created by some Western political regimes and then attached to Judaism, Christianity and Islam for political gains and agendas.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/14/2022 9:23:35 PM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb has wished Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan success as new president of the United Arab Emirates on Saturday.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 11:30:31 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the pope of Alexandria and the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, has greeted Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr.

Egypt - Society
4/28/2022 6:26:48 PM
The head of the Evangelical community in Egypt Andrea Zaki visited on Thursday with Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb to greet him on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr, which is set to start on Monday.

Egypt - Society
4/16/2022 10:48:59 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb congratulated Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II and the Christian people in Egypt on Easter Sunday, which Coptic Orthodox Christians celebrate this year on 24 April.

Egypt - Society
4/8/2022 1:11:22 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb offered his condolences on Thursday to Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros and Christians over the murder of Arsanios Wadid, the Priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria.

Egypt - Society
3/13/2022 4:26:26 PM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb called on world leaders on Sunday to do everything in their power to “extinguish the fires of war,” urging them to unite their efforts to save the vulnerable and displaced.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/6/2022 11:26:32 AM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb called in a tweet in Ukrainian on the international community to increase humanitarian aid to the war-torn country and exert further efforts to end the conflict.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/26/2022 10:57:18 PM
Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Egypt’s top religious authority Al-Azhar, has called for world leaders and international institutions to support peaceful solutions to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Egypt - Society
1/4/2022 7:32:55 PM
Al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Tuesday paid a visit to the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo to offer greetings to Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church on the occasion of Christmas.

Egypt - Society
12/30/2021 4:45:53 PM
Egypt's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb greeted Thursday Pope Francis of the Vatican, head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I as well as all Christians around the world on the occasion of Christmas.

Egypt - Society
12/4/2021 10:44:02 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar will build on earlier efforts with the Vatican and intensify measures to implement the provisions of the Document on Human Fraternity, Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb said.

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