Ahmed al-Tayyeb

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,…
Azhar’s Grand Imam slams attempts to drag Islam into ‘political battles’
Egypt

Azhar’s Grand Imam slams attempts to drag Islam into ‘political battles’

The Grand Imam of Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb on Sunday issued a statement condemning all attempts to involve Islam in “political…
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…
Religious leaders call for day of prayer to end coronavirus pandemic
Life & Style

Religious leaders call for day of prayer to end coronavirus pandemic

Composed of Muslim and Christian religious leaders, the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF) on Saturday has called for May…
Egypt closes all mosques nationwide over coronavirus
Egypt

Egypt closes all mosques nationwide over coronavirus

Egypt’s Religious Endowments Ministry on Saturday issued an order to halt Friday prayers and congregational prayers, closing all mosques and…
Azhar scholars allow suspending Friday and congregation prayers
Egypt

Azhar scholars allow suspending Friday and congregation prayers

Al-Azhar’s Senior Scholars Authority, headed by Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, on Sunday allowed the suspension of Friday prayers and…
Cairo University President’s stance on renewing religious discourse echoed in France: ambassador
Egypt

Cairo University President’s stance on renewing religious discourse echoed in France: ambassador

French ambassador to Cairo Stephane Romatet has praised President of Cairo University Mohamed Othman al-Khosht’s stance on renewing religious discourse,…
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