‘East and West: Towards a Civilizational Dialogue’ – The Grand Imam visits Italy

Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar addresses the Third World Forum, holds talks with the Pope and meets the Prime Minister During the first week of November 2017, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad...
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WAAG UK Vice-President attends an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyan on ‘Islam in a Globalising World’

The Vice-President of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK), Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari, attended an evening with Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah (Forum for Peace, UAE)...
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The Grand Imam delivers keynote speech at Fatwa Conference

On Tuesday 17th October 2017, the International Conference for Fatwa titled ‘The Role of Fatwa in Creating a Stable Society” was held in Cairo, Egypt, hosted by the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr...
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WAAG calls for a comprehensive strategy to counter ISIS (Daesh)

The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates based at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, calls for a comprehensive and integrated strategy to counter the ideologies and the atrocities of the...
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British Imams complete training in Islamic jurisprudence at Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta

A delegation of British ulema and Imams have attended a training course hosted by the Dar al-Ifta of Egypt. The group comprised of elder and younger British Imams, including Al-Azhar graduates and...
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Al-Azhar statement on the human crisis of Muslims in Burma

AL-AZHAR STATEMENT ON THE HUMAN CRISIS OF MUSLIMS IN BURMA By the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar Over the last few days, the entire world has been following up the horribly shocking...
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Barcelona Attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in Barcelona, 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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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 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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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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