100 British Imams and scholars write letter of support for the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

Imams and Muslim scholars of the United Kingdom have sent a letter of commendation for the work of Al-Azhar and the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar. In an unprecedented first, British Imams as well as male and female Muslim scholars of the United Kingdom have come...
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“All heavenly religions are free from aggression against citizens” –Statement on Church Attack in Helwan

Under the leadership of the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates, based at Al-Azhar University in Egypt, strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Christian citizens of Egypt that occurred recently at the Mar Mina Church...
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Grand Imam of Al-Azhar visits leader of the Coptic Church of Egypt

On Wednesday 27 December 2017, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, led a high level delegation of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and visited Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria (leader of the Coptic Church & Patriarch of St Mark’s Diocese) at the Coptic...
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‘Egyptian Family House’ Awarded by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies

The ‘Egyptian Family House’ which is a project of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar received the Imam Al-Hasan Award in Abu Dhabi During the conference organised by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, chaired by Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al...
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WAAG delegation attends international Seerat Conference in Islamabad and visits the DMG University in Bhera

Members of WAAG international visited Pakistan for the international Seerat Conference hosted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs & Inter-faith Harmony. On Saturday 2 December 2017, a senior delegation of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) from Cairo, Egypt,...
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The Al-Azhar Supreme Council of Senior Scholars meets to discuss Jerusalem

An emergency session of the Al-Azhar Supreme Council of Senior Scholars was held earlier today, chaired by the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, to consider the American decision declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Council has stated that it...
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WAAG UK stands with Al-Azhar and supports the stance of the Grand Imam regarding Jerusalem

Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, denounces President Trump’s decision on Jerusalem and refuses to meet with American Vice President, Mike Pence, later this month. The United Kingdom Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK) rejects the rash...
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Al-Azhar Grand Imam to Tony Blair: “The concept of Islamic terrorism is a lie and a fabrication.”

During a two day visit to Egypt, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visits the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the Al-Azhar World Observatory and the head office of WAAG. Earlier the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, welcomed Tony Blair, the former British Prime...
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Massacre at Al-Rawdah Mosque: WAAG UK and Al-Azhar Grand Imam condemn terrorist attack

”And who is more unjust than that person who prohibits the name of Allah being mentioned in the mosques of Allah, and strives to destroy them? (Whereas) It was appropriate for them to enter the mosque fearfully. For them there is disgrace in the world, and for them there is a...
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‘East and West: Towards a Civilizational Dialogue’ – The Grand Imam visits Italy

Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar addresses the Third World Forum, holds talks with the Pope and meets the Prime Minister During the first week of November 2017, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, travelled to Italy for some important engagements...
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