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...
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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...
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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...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel: “Al-Azhar has an important voice in the world.”

During her visit to Egypt, Shaykh al-Azhar Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb hosts the German Chancellor at the Al-Azhar HQ in Cairo, Egypt. On Thursday 2 March 2017, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, visited...
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WAAG UK Vice-President attends Holocaust memorial In Retford

Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari attended the Holocaust memorial event held at the Retford Town Hall hosted by the Mayor of Retford. “27th January is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people...
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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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