Stories By May Kamel
120 Sep 2015 Sun
As one of the oldest institutions in the world, Al Azhar University has more than 300,000 students, including those from Asia, interested in learning Arabic and Islamic teachings.
222 Aug 2015 Sat
Egyptian youth were at the forefront of the revolution four years ago, hoping to influence the country's future and to establish a true democracy. But today many have lost their enthusiasm and are looking to leave their homeland.
328 Jun 2015 Sun
The fasting month of Ramadan is known for its religious importance to Muslims around the world, but it is also a time for celebrations and observing traditions. In Egypt, where many of those traditions originated, it is almost impossible not to get caught up with the significance of the month.
411 May 2015 Mon
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has taken a harsh stance against religious extremism since coming to power in 2014. And he has found an unlikely ally in Al-Azhar University.