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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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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