Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh

Azhar Grand Sheikh holds talks with Saudi ambassador in Cairo
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh holds talks with Saudi ambassador in Cairo

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb on Sunday received Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Egypt Osama Nugali, at the headquarters of the…
Azhar Grand Sheikh says he is against building mosques next to churches
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh says he is against building mosques next to churches

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb said that building a mosque in front of a church restricts Christians and hurts them…
Discouraging non-muslims to eat during Ramadan is ‘absurdity’, says Al-Azhar
Egypt

Discouraging non-muslims to eat during Ramadan is ‘absurdity’, says Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb said that the sheikhdom cherishes the relationship between Egyptians, Muslims and Christians, which stems from…
Azhar Grand Sheikh decries ‘fatal flaw’ in worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh decries ‘fatal flaw’ in worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayyeb on Friday criticized the unfair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide during the closing session of…
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh wishes Pope Francis speedy recovery
Egypt

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh wishes Pope Francis speedy recovery

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb on Twitter wished Pope Francis a speedy recovery from his illness. “I wish my dear…
Sisi tasks Azhar Grand Sheikh to draft personal status bill regarding marriage: MP
Egypt

Sisi tasks Azhar Grand Sheikh to draft personal status bill regarding marriage: MP

The Secretary of the Legislative Committee in the Egyptian House of Representatives Ali Badr announced Sunday that President Abdel Fattah…
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh to French FM: ‘We’ll sue whoever offends Prophet Mohamed’
Egypt

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh to French FM: ‘We’ll sue whoever offends Prophet Mohamed’

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayyeb received French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the headquarters of the Al-Azhar sheikhdom on…
Photos: French FM assures ‘We respect all religions’ to Al-Azhar sheikdom
Egypt

Photos: French FM assures ‘We respect all religions’ to Al-Azhar sheikdom

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday assured that his country respects all religions and that he will convey…
Top Muslim council to sue Charlie Hebdo over Prophet Mohamed cartoons
Society

Top Muslim council to sue Charlie Hebdo over Prophet Mohamed cartoons

The Muslim Council of Elders, an independent body based in UAE capital Abu Dhabi, held an emergency meeting on Monday,…
Al-Azhar praises Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit Hajj pilgrimages
Society

Al-Azhar praises Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit Hajj pilgrimages

Al-Azhar, the Islamic world’s top Sunni religious institution, praised an unprecedented decision by Saudi authorities on Monday to limit the…
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