‘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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WAAG UK Vice-President attends an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyan on ‘Islam in a Globalising World’

The Vice-President of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK), Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari, attended an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah (Forum for Peace, UAE) and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf (Zaytuna College, USA), on Thursday 2 November 2017. The...
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The Grand Imam delivers keynote speech at Fatwa Conference

On Tuesday 17th October 2017, the International Conference for Fatwa titled ‘The Role of Fatwa in Creating a Stable Society” was held in Cairo, Egypt, hosted by the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr Shawqi Allam. The three-day conference, organised by the General Secretariat for...
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WAAG calls for a comprehensive strategy to counter ISIS (Daesh)

The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates based at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, calls for a comprehensive and integrated strategy to counter the ideologies and the atrocities of the terrorist group ISIS (Daesh). Al-Azhar emphasises that the actual aim of triggering...
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British Imams complete training in Islamic jurisprudence at Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta

A delegation of British ulema and Imams have attended a training course hosted by the Dar al-Ifta of Egypt. The group comprised of elder and younger British Imams, including Al-Azhar graduates and WAAG UK members, from various towns and cities across the UK and were welcomed by...
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Al-Azhar statement on the human crisis of Muslims in Burma

AL-AZHAR STATEMENT ON THE HUMAN CRISIS OF MUSLIMS IN BURMA By the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar Over the last few days, the entire world has been following up the horribly shocking images of the crimes of killing, forced displacements, burning of human beings,...
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Barcelona Attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in Barcelona, 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. Barcelona Attack: BMF condemnation of...
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We will not forget them – Srebrenica Memorial Week 2017

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the Bosnian genocide of 1995 in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the...
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Annual Graduates Summit held at Jamia Al-Karam

On 14 May 2017, the Annual Graduates Summit was held at Jamia Al-Karam attended by many graduates from both the brothers and the sisters colleges of the institution as well as graduates of Al-Azhar University and members of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar...
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Finsbury Park 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. The BMF condemns terror attack at...
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