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In a statement on Friday, President Emmanuel Macron announced that France will later this year unveil a proposed law to fight “Islamist separatism”. The move has been strongly condemned by the Sunni institution, Al-Azhar, which has accused Western officials of consistently alluding to the term Islamic terrorism.
Parliament Speaker referred draft law to religious affairs committee for study
Oral exams cannot be cancelled, as they form integral part of student evaluation, says Abbas
Latest types of IP Video Surveillance system to be used
At least 40 Muslims were killed, hundreds wounded in Hindu attacks
Meanwhile, Al-Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy also mourned Emarah, saying that he contributed to the service of Islamand Muslims.
As for the renewal process, he suggested that this matter is an issue that deserves much reflection and analysis, believing that it is all about diligence, and the protection of people from extremism.
The main themes of the conference are innovation, mechanisms to dismantle misconceptions, women and family issues, and the role of international, religious and academic institutions in renewing Islamic thought.
The mosque was built in 1154 during the Fatimid Caliphate. It is believed that Al-Hussein’s head was buried in the mosque.
The conference will help achieve the institution’s message in demonstrating the tolerance of Islam and renouncing extremism, says Al-Tayyeb
Speech given in celebration of Laylat Al-Qadr, considered the holiest night of year for Muslims
Explosion hit during time when dozens of men had gathered for prayers
Similar forums launched at 1,000 mosques with participation of clerics, scholars
The leading Sunni institution Al-Azhar has condemned reported racist chants by the British Chelsea fans against Liverpool’s Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah. The institution’s observatory for countering extremism said in a statement on Friday that the “racial excesses are a dangerous indicator, demonstrating that extremist practices do not stop at the level of hatred of Muslims …
The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has expressed solidarity with Muslims of the world during a visit to Cairo, during his meeting with Egypt’s top Muslim cleric and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Al-Tayeb, in Cairo. “As secretary-general of the UN, and as a man of faith, I have come to express my respect for …
‘Bill aims to regulate public fatwas, fight extremist, radical ideologies,’ says Hamroush
Al-Azhar denied incident, accusing suspicious social media pages of promoting gossip
Initiative expected to start with trial phase in Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said until July
In Wednesday’s newspaper issues, several columnists praised Al-Azhar’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb’s interference to overturn a decision of expelling a female student over a hug, while others continued to comment on the sanction regulations of the Supreme Media Council. Some writers also reported on US President Donald Trump’s recent threats to Turkey over Syria’s Kurds. …
Whoever opposes ban, will pay fine not less than EGP1,000, could increase if repeated
Religious institution described it as ‘continuation of Zionist occupation’
“The subject of equality in inheritance is settled and must become law”
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb asserted the necessity of the Islamic world’s unity, “to remove all the obstacles and thorns that are sown from east and west,” in his speech during the opening session of the high-level consultative meeting of global Islamic scholars to discuss moderate Islamic thought. Al-Tayeb appealed to the Islamic world …
At least 18 people killed in Mogadishu after two bombers struck city’s government quarter
A number of drivers were reportedly killed by militants for allegedly working with security authorities
The Secretary-General of Al-Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy denied Sunday media reports saying new Fatwa offices were to be opened in schools and universities, similar to those established in July in Cairo’s metro stations. In a statement issued by the academy on Sunday, Secretary-General Mohie El-Din Afifi said there has been no communication with universities and …
Grand Imam says the only way to global peace is to achieve peace among religions
International organisations would take a different, strong position if the victims were followers of any religion other than Islam, says Al-Tayeb
The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attack
Al-Azhar didn’t comment on the second Tunisian initiative related to allowing Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men