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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Al-Azhar condemns Houthi missile attack targeting holy city of Makkah

Grand Imam stated the Houthi militias missile launch toward the holy city of Mecca, represents a major provocation to the entire Muslim population. Grand Imam of Dr Ahmed al-Tayeb, condemned the...
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WAAG UK Vice-President attends ‘Children of the World’ event in House of Lords

WAAG UK Vice-President, Bakhtyar Pirzada, spoke of the role and religious significance of children in Islamic tradition. Report from Muslim Charity correspondent: Muslim Charity officially launched...
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Shaykh Al-Azhar recognised as the 2017 Most influential Muslim In the world

‘The Muslim 500’ recognises the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, as the most influential Muslim in the world in latest edition of 2017. ‘The Muslim 500’ introduces a list of the 500...
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Scholarly author Shaykh Imadudeen visits Shaykh Pirzada

Shaykh Imadudeen Abu Hijleh welcomes the presence of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK) On Saturday 17 September 2016, the scholarly author Shaykh Imadudeen Abu...
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WAAG UK welcomes the UN International Day of Peace of 21 September

Events to mark Peace Day are held at Eaton Hall and local Eaton Church Wednesday 21 September 2016 marks the International Day of Peace. The International Day of Peace, or Peace Day, is observed...
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