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Islam Between Reality & Challenges” – WOAG UK Seminar.

Al-Azhar Alumni UK is the UK Branch of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates situated at Eaton Hall, in Retford, Nottinghamshire. In order to further the mission and vision of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, the UK Branch has started the process of a series of intellectual seminars under the auspice of the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb […]

New Academic Year 2018-19 Begins at Jamia Al-Karam

On Monday 3 September 2018, under the direction of the founder and principal of Jamia Al-Karam, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, the new academic year 2018-19 began at Jamia Al-Karam, marking the beginning of the 34th consecutive year of education, training and nurturing of Jamia Al-Karam. An inaugural assembly took place in which Shaykh Pirzada […]

Al-Azhari Alumni UK, Jamia Al-Karam and Darul Qurra Birmingham Present The Qur’an Summer Camp

The 2018 Qur’an Summer Camp was held at Eaton Hall in Retford, Nottinghamshire, jointly organised by Jamia Al-Karam, Al-Azhar Alumni UK and Darul Qurra Birmingham. The camp was held from 6 August to 17 August, and it comprised of twelve days of intensive lessons, learning and practice sessions, supplementary classes as well as spiritual, intellectual […]

The Vice-Principal Attends the International Muslim Scholars Conference in Lombok, Indonesia

The Vice-Principal of Jamia Al-Karam and Vice-President of Al-Azhar Alumni UK Attended the International Muslim Scholars Conference in Lombok, Indonesia From 27-29 July 2018, the International Muslim Scholars Conference was held in the city of Mataram, in Lombok, Indonesia. The conference was jointly organised by Al-Azhar Alumni Indonesia (the Indonesian Branch of the World Organisation […]

End of Year Graduates Ceremony held at Jamia Al-Karam

The end of year graduates ceremony was held at Jamia Al-Karam on Thursday 2 August 2018, featuring the awarding of certificates to the students who graduated this year, as well as meaningful discourses delivered by the Principal, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, and the Vice-Principal, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari. Students graduating by completing the 3-year Foundation […]

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar at Lambeth Palace

On Wednesday evening, 18th July 2018, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, hosted a reception at Lambeth Palace with the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, to celebrate the first successful programme of ‘The Emerging Peacemakers’ Forum’. The Emerging Peacemakers’ Forum is jointly organised by Lambeth Palace, The Muslim Council of Elders, Al-Azhar Al-Sharif […]

The Qur’an Summer Camp – A 2-week residential programme

‘The Quran Summer Camp’ will be taking place from the 6th-17th August 2018 At Jamia Al-Karam, Eaton Hall, Retford, DN22 0PR Presented by Jamia Al-Karam, Al-Azhar Alumni UK & Darul Qurra, under the guidance and supervision of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada. The 2-week residential programme of intensive study and training will be focussing primarily […]

23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide – Memorial week

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World […]

Annual Alumni Summit held at Jamia Al-Karam presided by Shaykh Pirzada

On Saturday 28 April 2018, Jamia Al-Karam hosted its annual alumni and graduates get-together event at its campus of Eaton Hall in Retford. Graduates since 1988 and Imams and young scholars from across the country, from Southampton to Dundee, and from Norway and overseas attended the event. It was indeed a blessing to see such […]