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De Sousa arrived at Al Azhar headquarters earlier in the day accompanied by a high-level delegation. The Portuguese president toured Al Azhar mosque then headed for Al Azhar University where he gave a lecture on East-West relations. The Portuguese president arrived here on Wednesday on his first ...
CAIRO, April 12 (KUNA) -- Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Thursday demanded necessarily combating "Islamophobia" and all barriers impeding interfaith dialogue. This came during a speech delivered by de Sousa at Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, in the presence of Grand Imam of ...

CAIRO – 11 April 2018: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will meet Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad al-Tayeb on Thursday as part of his visit to Egypt from Wednesday to Friday. On the sidelines of his meeting, the Portuguese president will take a tour of Al-Azhar Mosque, accompanied by ...
Abdula, a speaker at the Al Azhar Mosque in South Shields, is concerned violent far-right extremists are rarely referred to as terrorists, which leads to people believing the greatest threat comes from radical Muslims. “What we tend to find is when it does attract the headlines it will not be attributed to far-right ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The biggest problem currently facing the Muslim community according to Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla is economy. “Economy is the only issue that the Muslim community lacks,” said the vice president today during his lecture at the Al Azhar mosque in South Jakarta.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman inaugurated Al-Azhar Mosque on Tuesday after its three-year maintenance and restoration works were completed. During his meeting with Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb, Bin Salman reportedly insisted on the significance of ...

A few days after meeting with former Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Gatot Nurmantyo at the Al-Azhar Mosque, South Jakarta, on March 3, Rama Yumatha received a visitor. The guest asked him questions about his background, and who was behind the Selendang Putih Nusantara Volunteers, ...
Recently, the guardians of the faith at Cairoʹs Al-Azhar mosque have threatened to strike Tunisia off the list of Islamic countries if it carries on with its programme of democratic modernisation "at the cost of Islam". Last summer, President Essebi called Charfi into the newly-founded political commission on ...
CAIRO – 26 March 2018: About 60 million Egyptians are to begin casting their ballots on Monday, and continue for three consecutive days, to elect the country's next president, in a race pitting the incumbent president Abdel Fatah Al Sisi against El Ghad party chairperson Moussa Moustafa Moussa.
Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. Abdel-Fattah Said Hussein Al-Sisi was born on 19 November 1954 in Cairo. He grew up in the Gammaliya district, near the Al-Azhar Mosque, in a quarter where Muslims, Jews and Christians resided. He later recalled how, during his childhood, he heard church bells and watched Jews ...
Cotton skeins are being transported to the roof of the workshop to be dried further in. Most craftsmen and women are immersed in their history, reviving elements of their culture each day. Inside the workshop of two bookbinders near Cairo's al-Azhar mosque, Aslam and his colleague bind 150 books a day.
Founded as a centre of Islamic learning where students studied the Qur'an and Islamic law in detail, along with logic, grammar, rhetoric, and how to calculate the phases of the moon, Al Azhar transformed into a modern university including secular subjects in the curriculum. Associated with Al-Azhar Mosque ...
President Abdul Fattah Al Sisi, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb inaugurate the restoration of the Al-Azhar Mosque, which lasted 3 years on March 06, 2018 (A handout photo made available by the Azhar Media Center) ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspect the Al-Azhar Mosque after the first phase of restoration, funded by Saudi Arabia. (SPA). Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspect the Al-Azhar Mosque after ...
The restoration process carried out under the patronage of King Salman bin Abdulaziz included the complete transformation and modernization of Al Azhar mosque infrastructure, including flooring, lighting, water, drainage, ventilation and sound systems in accordance with the latest international standards ...
“The ongoing coordination between Cairo and Riyadh supports efforts to counter terrorism and extremism,” they told Asharq Al-Awsat. Al-Azhar announced that Prince Mohammed and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will inaugurate on Tuesday the renovation work at the al-Azhar mosque in Cairo.
Recently, the guardians of the faith at Cairoʹs Al-Azhar mosque have threatened to strike Tunisia off the list of Islamic countries if it carries on with its programme of democratic modernisation "at the cost of Islam". Last summer, President Essebi called Charfi into the newly-founded political commission on ...

The Cairo scholar al-Jabarti admired the great learning of the French, but he also described the destructiveness of Napoleon's army in Cairo: they demolished tombs, shrines, and palaces, and damaged the great al-Azhar mosque. CaptMondo, “Abydos Table in the British Museum” (2008) (via Wikimedia ...
Women after prayer in Al Azhar Mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec An Egyptian game developer has created interactive video games to approach social issues such as female genital mutilation and to raise awareness among youth. One of the games developed by Castling Studios, is called 'Bara'a' or ...
“But influential religious leaders in Egypt—including Tawadros II, the Coptic patriarch, and Ahmed al-Tayeb, the head of Al-Azhar mosque—refused to meet with him. Palestinian Christian leaders, including Munib Younan, the former head of the Lutheran World Federation, have spoken out against the vice ...
But influential religious leaders in Egypt—including Tawadros II, the Coptic patriarch, and Ahmed al-Tayeb, the head of Al-Azhar mosque—refused to meet with him. Palestinian Christian leaders, including Munib Younan, the former head of the Lutheran World Federation, have spoken out against the vice ...
CAIRO - 22 January 2018: Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el Tayyeb stressed on Monday that the bloody attack on Al Rawda mosque in Sinai brought Egyptians together against terrorism and made them more determined to uproot it. Sheikh Tayyeb said during his meeting with a number of clan ...
In 1937, mass demonstrations took place in the vicinity of Al-Azhar Mosque in protest of the British committee of Peel that recommended enforcing the British cabinet-drafted Partition Plan of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states. In 1938, the Council of Senior Scholars of Al-Azhar called for a unified stance ...
Supplemental classes and alternative schools are popping up all over Egypt to help smooth the transition of displaced Syrian students. MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images. A Syrian man carries his son during a rally against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at Al-Azhar Mosque, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 28, 2012.
People chant slogans in front of al-Azhar mosque during a protest against Trump's Jerusalem declaration, in Old Cairo, Egypt December 8, 2017. Reuters. Report: Al-Azhar to hold conference to back Jerusalem. By: Nawal Sayed. Mon, Jan. 15, 2018. CAIRO – 15 January 2018: Egypt's Al-Azhar will hold an international ...
We squeezed ourselves among thousands, who packed Al Azhar mosque [in old Cairo] in order to listen to Abdul Nasser there where he delivered a fiery speech against the aggressors.” - Ahmad Dahshan, land owner. “Thanks to him, I became an owner of farmland after long years of working for others,” ...
According to him, the number of personnel deployed is certainly sufficient to oversee the 121 Peaceful Action. In the circulating action leaflets, the activity was not directly started in front of the Office of Facebook Indonesia. Earlier the masses performed Friday prayers together at Al-Azhar Mosque and then ...
Section 8 authorizes the president to appoint the imam and preacher of Al-Azhar's mosque from among three candidates that are to be put forward by ACSS and Al-Azhar's Academy of Islamic Research. It later became clear, however, that there was support in parliament for Sheikh Al-Tayeb. Several MPs ...
In addition, after President Trump's formal recognition of Jerusalem last month as Israel's official capital, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has canceled a meeting with Pence as did the grand Imam of al Azhar mosque in Egypt and Christian leaders, including the head of the Egyptian Coptic Church.
CAIRO – 3 January 2018: The year 2017 was unfortunately filled with horrendous terrorist attacks, from attacks on churches to the catastrophe at North Sinai's Rawda Mosque – Egypt's deadliest terror attack in modern history. However, the year also witnessed various organizations, including Al-Azhar and ...
CAIRO – 3 January 2018: The year 2017 was unfortunately filled with horrendous terrorist attacks, from attacks on churches to the catastrophe at North Sinai's Rawda Mosque – Egypt's deadliest terror attack in modern history. However, the year also witnessed various organizations, including Al-Azhar and the World ...
An Egyptian man sells bread outside the al-Azhar mosque in Cairo on December 8, 2017. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images. "In communities where the starter is actively passed around, touching different households and very different lives, it reflects the commonality among us," says Gee of why ...
Protesters shout slogans during an anti-Trump, anti-Israel protest at Al-Azhar Mosque in Old Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 8, 2017. CAIRO — In Egypt, the fallout from US President Donald Trump's Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has spread beyond popular and official condemnations and ...
Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the imam of al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, said he had declined a meeting with the US vice president, according to a statement by the mosque. The leader of Egypt's Coptic Church also cancelled his meeting with Pence, in protest of the US move. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas ...
Due to President Trump's formal recognition of Jerusalem last week as Israel's official capital, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has canceled a meeting with Pence as did the grand Imam of al Azhar mosque in Egypt and Christian leaders, including the head of the Egyptian Coptic Church. Abbas said ...
The head of of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj, visited the sheikh of Al-Azhar and was received by Imam Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mosque, Ahmed Al-Tayeb during his official visit to Egypt. The two sides agreed on the need to spread religious discourse, which establishes the values of ...
A day earlier, hundreds of Egyptians had demonstrated at Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque after weekly Friday prayers, chanting anti-Israeli and anti-American slogans and raising placards reaffirming Jerusalem's Arab and Islamic identity. Dozens of worshippers also protested at Al-Qaed Ibrahim mosque in ...
US Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Egypt for the first leg of a Middle East tour marred by continuing anger over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month. Pence, who landed in Cairo on Saturday, is the most senior US politician to visit the region since US President Donald ...
Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, a prominent Egyptian leader and imam of Cairo's al-Azhar Mosque, said he declined a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence to protest the US decision, according to Reuters news agency. The leader of Egypt's Coptic Church also cancelled a previously scheduled meeting with ...
Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, has also spoken out regarding the attack, and urged the Egyptian armed forces to obliterate the Islamist occupancy in the Sinai Peninsula in a speech that aired on national Egyptian television, USNews reported. President Donald ...
The Grand Imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, urged armed forces to fight and destroy the Islamist insurgency in a televised speech delivered at the mosque. “The judgment of God has to be implemented on them by fighting them,” he said, describing the militants as “cancerous”.
The famous 20th century imam of al-Azhar Mosque, Sheikh Salih al-Jafari, debunked these claims, stating that the Muslims are celebrating that the Prophet “was born; that the Prophet (peace be upon him) is a creation of God,” making it clear that the Prophet is among God's creation, while God is beyond ...
Don't tar all Mideast grads with the same brush, say scholars The Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, which is also house the Al-Azhar university.
Above, Muslims attend Friday prayers at Al Azhar mosque in Cairo. Egypt's Supreme Media Regulatory Council said the step is aimed at ...
Sheikh Ahmad Muhammad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Sheikh of the Al-Azhar University and Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque, ranked as ...
Pope Francis greets Ahmed el-Tayeb, grand imam of Egypt's al-Azhar mosque and university, during a private meeting in 2016 at the Vatican.
To commemorate Aksi 411, a group known as the Presidium* Alumni 212 (made up of “alumni” of the even bigger December 2 anti-Ahok protest) held an anniversary event at the Al-Azhar Mosque in South Jakarta. Among the speakers was Eggi Sudjana, a legal advisor to the Presidium who is also famous ...
... Al-Tayyeb the Grand Sheikh of the Al-Azhar University and Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque as number one, retaining his 2017 position.
... Giza pyramid complex, Egyptian Museum, ruins of Memphis, Khan el-Khalili, Saqqara pyramids, Ibn Tulun mosque and Al-Azhar mosque.
... Al-Tayyeb the Grand Sheikh of the Al-Azhar University and Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque as number one, retaining his 2017 position.


 

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