WAAG UK and Al-Azhar Grand Imam condemn terrorist attack in Manchester

The UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK) and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Shaykh Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb, strongly condemn the terrorist attack that took place last night in Manchester, killing 22 people and injuring more than 50 others. The...
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The Al-Azhar International Peace Conference with the Grand Imam and Pope Francis

WAAG UK welcomes landmark conference with Vice-President of WAAG UK also in attendance The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, received Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, at Al-Azhar headquarters on Friday 28 April 2017 after the pope...
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Shaykh al-Azhar’s Speech on ‘Freedom and Citizenship; Diversity and Integration’

On 28 February 2017, an international conference organized by Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders took place in Cairo, Egypt. The conference was titled ‘Freedom and Citizenship: Diversity and Integration’. The conference was organised to present Al-Azhar’s Declaration for...
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WAAG UK Welcomes British Imams’ Meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican

A delegation of four British Imams accompanied by the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, travelled to Rome and held a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Although the visit was scheduled long before 22 March, it took place just two weeks after the...
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Religious Knowledge & Giving Zakat in the UK – Declaration by 313 Scholars

  In a moment calling for attention from the community, three hundred and thirteen scholars, masha’ikh and Imams of the United Kingdom have issued a collective and formal declaration titled ‘The issue concerning religious knowledge and the giving of zakat in the United...
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Westminster attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in London, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the President of The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates UK Branch (WAAG UK), Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. Westminster attack: We stand united in...
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WAAG UK Vice-President speaks at Retford’s Religious Tolerance Conference

On Saturday 11 March 2017, Retford’s second Annual Religious Tolerance Conference was held at The Well Conference Centre.It was attended by Jamia Al-Karam Vice-Principal and WAAG UK Vice-President, as well as a group of senior students of Jamia Al-Karam. Speakers at the...
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WAAG UK saddened by passing away of Shaykh Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui (ra)

As the world comes to terms with the passing away of his eminence, Shaykh Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui (Allah have mercy on his soul), we share in this pain extending condolences to all, in particular his family. Verily we are for Allah, and to Him we are to return. Let us reflect...
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First Imam of the Norwegian Armed Forces – Major Najeeb Naz

Graduate of Jamia Al-Karam, Major Imam Najeeb Ur Rehman Naz, appointed as the first and only Field Imam to the Norwegian Armed Forces In an historic and landmark development, the Norwegian Armed Forces appointed its first ever Field Imam, whose role was formally inaugurated in a...
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Al-Azhar International Conference on ‘Freedom and Citizenship; Diversity and Integration’

Shaykh al-Azhar announces Al-Azhar’s Declaration for Muslim Christian Coexistence at the conference hosted by Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders in Cairo. On 28 February 2017, an international conference organized by Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders took place in...
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