Official sources have uncovered Emirati pressure on the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayeb to engage in the Saudi-Emirati campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). The New Arab quoted sources in Al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars stating that Al-Tayeb was contacted by high-level United Arab Emirates (UAE) personalities to issue[…]
Australia’s most senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Abdel Aziem Al-Afifi has died. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Azeem al-Afifi, who died in a Melbourne hospital before dawn on Wednesday, is being remembered as a “great catalyst” who brought people together. “Sheikh Abdel Aziem Al-Afifi has dedicated himself to serving the Australian Muslim[…]
It’s been reported that the Grand Mufti of Egypt has cancelled his trip to South Africa, after he was advised that he is not welcome here. Grand Mufti Shawqee Alaam and his delegation were expected to arrive in the country this week as part of a peace initiative launched by[…]
South African lawyers are seeking the investigation, arrest and prosecution of the Egyptian Grand Mufti Shawqee Ibrahim Abdelkareem Alaam for his role in allegedly supporting the Egyptian regime and enabling its crimes in terms of international law. The docket, dubbed the Egyptian Death Penalty Docket, has been lodged by the[…]
After 35 years of delivering sermons and leading prayers in Namirah Mosque, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al-Asheikh, chairman of the Senior Scholars’ Commission and Ifta Council, has apologized and will not be taking the job this year for health reasons. Al-Asheikh used to deliver the sermon and[…]
Jerusalem’s Grand Mufti, Mohammad Hussein, who is also the Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque, denounced the recent Israeli violations of the mosque when Israeli police forcefully entered the mosque. Hussein said the process of changing Al-Aqsa’s historical status has been dramatically accelerated by Israeli authorities, MEMO reported. Hussein noted that the[…]
Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Abdullah Al-Asheikh, the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom, chairman of the board of senior Ulema and general president for religious research and Ifta, condemned Iran’s refusal to abide by the Shariah requirements and arrangements and regulations for organizing the Haj, Saudi Press Agency reported Wednesday. He stressed[…]
Saudi Arabia’s top religious leader has said that the Hajj stampede which killed 717 pilgrims was beyond human control, official media reported on the final day of this year’s pilgrimage. The stampede was the worst disaster in a quarter-century to strike the annual event and drew fierce criticism of the[…]
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh on Friday said that un-Islamic forces are hatching conspiracies against Islam and Muslim countries. “Khawarij (those who withdrew from the mainstream Islam) are still among the sects of Muslims,” the Grand Mufti stated during annual Hajj sermon. He said those who spread anarchy in[…]
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