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Egypt's Coptic Pope visits Al-Azhar for first time to extend Eid wishes to Grand Imam

on Saturday to the headquarters of Al-Azhar, to extend good wishes to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb as Eid El-Adha ... to the headquarters of Al-Azhar, to extend good wishes to Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb as Eid El-Adha approaches. ... institution, visiting El-Tayeb, Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam and Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Gomaa ...

Editor's Choice - 05/10/2013 - 17:20 - comment 0

Questions asked after second wave of food poisoning hits Al-Azhar

re-opens debate over the relationship between Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb and Muslim Brotherhood ... poisoning incident, thousands took to the streets in support of El-Tayeb and against what they believed ... El-Tayeb at the protest on Monday night were “completely spontaneous,” Sohaib Abdel-Maqsoud, spokesperson ...

Editor's Choice - 30/04/2013 - 11:58 - comment 0

Egypt's Grand Imam's in Peaceful Protest

El-Tayeb is the grand imam of the Al-Azhar Mosque, the world's primary seat of learning for Sunni Muslims, the vast majority of the world's Muslims. El-Tayeb's Monday statement came hours after ... Egypt's top cleric Ahmed al-Tayyeb says he ...

08/07/2013 - 16:03 - comment 0

Egyptian tribes broker a truce

at a reconciliation meeting. Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb will play a role in further reconciliations talks ...

07/04/2014 - 15:14 - comment 0

Two killed in clashes at Cairo University as violence spreads

the removal of al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb and al-Azhar University President Osama el-Abd ...

21/11/2013 - 10:41 - comment 0

Morsi weighs options for June 30 protests

place at the now heavily secured presidential palace Tuesday. A day later, El-Tayeb issued ... he was a presidential runner.  Both Ahmed El-Tayeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar , and Pope ...

20/06/2013 - 07:26 - comment 0

Palestinian President Abbas arrives in Cairo for three-day trip

and Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb. A press conference is scheduled to take place at the end of his visit. ...

10/11/2013 - 08:13 - comment 0

Egyptian salafis propose alternative 'roadmap'

The initiative came in response to statements made by Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb, who had initially endorsed the military-imposed roadmap, in which El-Tayeb called for alternative proposals ...

09/07/2013 - 07:14 - comment 0

Saudi dispatches hospitals to Egypt

by the king to take a strong stance against terror. Ahmed El-Tayeb, head of the Egyptian religious ...

Editor's Choice - 18/08/2013 - 09:02 - comment 0

Egypt wary before Friday rallies

amid vows from both sides for a decisive struggle in Cairo's streets. Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayeb also said in his televised audio address the call by Egyptian Commander in Chief Gen. Abdel Fattah ...

26/07/2013 - 08:58 - comment 0