Shaykh al-Azhar send important message to UNESCO Protection of Endangered Cultural Heritage conference

Grand Imam pleased by initiative that ‘seeks to repair and protect endangered cultural heritage’ The international “Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage” conference aimed at protecting cultural heritage during armed conflicts took place in Abu Dhabi on 2nd and...
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WAAG UK Vice-President delivers keynote lecture at Prophet of Mercy Mawlid event in London

WAAG UK Vice-President: ‘We must follow the prophetic message, by becoming a mercy to society’. On Saturday 24th December 2016, a Mawlid conference was held in the city of London, at the Al-Karam Trust Mosque in Forest Gate. The conference was themed on the Prophet Muhammad...
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Al-Azhar mourns a humble mountain of knowledge – The distinguished jurist Dr Ra’fat Usman

On Saturday 24 December 2016, the world lost a towering man of knowledge with expertise in Islamic law and jurisprudence. A life-long devoted seeker of knowledge having lived his entire life within the embrace of Al-Azhar, Dr Ra’fat Usman leaves behind a legacy of knowledge...
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Al-Azhar condemns terror attacks on Mosque and Church in Egypt

Grand Imam meets with Coptic Pope after attacks on church and mosque. The Al-Azhar Grand Imam condemned the terrorist blast that occurred near Al-Salam Mosque in Giza Governorate on 9th December. An explosion on a main Cairo square killed six policemen and wounded another two in...
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WAAG UK President presents his latest book on Seerah

New publication titled ‘The Beautiful Life of Muhammad (peace be upon him)’ released. The President of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK), Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, has released a new publication titled ‘The Beautiful Life of...
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9th Session of Council of Muslim Elders held in Abu Dhabi

The Muslim Council of Elders announces the launch of an international youth forum. The Muslim Council of Elders held its ninth meeting in Abu Dhabi last night under the chairmanship of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Council, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar....
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The Embodiment of Peace Mawlid event held at the Bristol Jamia Masjid

WAAG UK Vice-President attends Mawlid event to honour the birth of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon him) On Sunday 11th December 2016, The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates UK Vice-President attended an event to honour the birth of the sublime Messenger...
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Shaykh Pirzada speaks at Peace for Humanity Mawlid conference in London

‘Peace for Humanity’ event held, to emphasise the centrality of peace in the prophetic message. On Saturday 10th December 2016, the UK President of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK) attended the grand Mawlid event honouring the birth of the sublime Messenger...
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Shaykh Pirzada attends annual Seerah event in Warrington

WAAG UK President delivers keynote lecture at third annual Seerah event jointly organized with WAAG UK. On Sunday 4th December 2016, the Warrington Islamic Association, with support from Jamia Al-Karam and the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK), held its annual...
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Shaykh al-Azhar addresses the global Muslim community on occasion of the Mawlid

The Grand Imam extends greetings to the people of Egypt, the Arab world and the global Muslim community. In his annual address to the Muslim world delivered recently on the occasion of the Mawlid, honouring the birth of the final Messenger, the holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be...
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