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...
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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...
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Finsbury Park attack: Statement form 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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O Muslim! Cast your vote! It’s a trust! : Statement by President of WAAG UK

We are British Muslims. Great Britain is our home and that of our coming generations. Our bond with Great Britain is exactly the same as that of any non-Muslim citizen. Here we enjoy the freedom to...
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An Affront to Religion and Humanity: Statement on the London Attack

Devastating news started to emerge from London early last night with yet another terrorist attack on British soil. Seven individuals have been killed with many more injured, some critically, at the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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