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Feb 05, 2019
Pope Francis and Al-Azhar imam Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb sign historic Abu Dhabhi declaration, call for freedom of beliefPope Francis and a top Muslim cleric Monday issued a joint call for freedom of belief during the first visit by the head of the Catholic church to the birthplace of Islam — the Arabian Peninsula
Dec 10, 2017
Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo, discuss response to Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capitalArab foreign ministers gathered in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Saturday for an emergency meeting designed to formulate a unified response to President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
May 23, 2016
Pope Francis and the Grand Imam exchange hugs and gifts at VaticanPope Francis met the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter that was sealed with a hugely symbolic hug.
May 22, 2016
Al-Azhar grand imam to meet Pope Francis, urge toleranceTies between the Vatican and Al-Azhar, soured in 2006 when Benedict delivered a speech interpreted as linking the Muslim Prophet Mohammed to violence.
Mar 17, 2015
Egypt court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie to deathEgyptian courts on Monday condemned to death Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 21 other members of the banned movement in two separate cases over incitement to violence.