100 British Imams and scholars write letter of support for the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

Imams and Muslim scholars of the United Kingdom have sent a letter of commendation for the work of Al-Azhar and the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar. In an unprecedented first, British...
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“All heavenly religions are free from aggression against citizens” –Statement on Church Attack in Helwan

Under the leadership of the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates, based at Al-Azhar University in Egypt, strongly condemned the terrorist...
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Grand Imam of Al-Azhar visits leader of the Coptic Church of Egypt

On Wednesday 27 December 2017, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, led a high level delegation of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and visited Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria (leader of...
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‘Egyptian Family House’ Awarded by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies

The ‘Egyptian Family House’ which is a project of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar received the Imam Al-Hasan Award in Abu Dhabi During the conference organised by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim...
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WAAG delegation attends international Seerat Conference in Islamabad and visits the DMG University in Bhera

Members of WAAG international visited Pakistan for the international Seerat Conference hosted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs & Inter-faith Harmony. On Saturday 2 December 2017, a senior...
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The Al-Azhar Supreme Council of Senior Scholars meets to discuss Jerusalem

An emergency session of the Al-Azhar Supreme Council of Senior Scholars was held earlier today, chaired by the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, to consider the American decision...
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WAAG UK stands with Al-Azhar and supports the stance of the Grand Imam regarding Jerusalem

Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, denounces President Trump’s decision on Jerusalem and refuses to meet with American Vice President, Mike Pence, later this month. The United Kingdom...
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Al-Azhar Grand Imam to Tony Blair: “The concept of Islamic terrorism is a lie and a fabrication.”

During a two day visit to Egypt, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visits the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the Al-Azhar World Observatory and the head office of WAAG. Earlier the Grand Imam, Dr...
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Massacre at Al-Rawdah Mosque: WAAG UK and Al-Azhar Grand Imam condemn terrorist attack

”And who is more unjust than that person who prohibits the name of Allah being mentioned in the mosques of Allah, and strives to destroy them? (Whereas) It was appropriate for them to enter the mosque...
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‘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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