al-azhar, a mosque in the eye of the storm

Sheikh Al Azhar

(a government publication portrays the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar as a giant and his critics as dodgy midgets : the title says : The Imam and the Dwarves)



My programme  for the BBC about the controversy in Egypt surrounding Al-Azhar and its unreformed curricula :




Azhar Facelift

                             Facelifting the old mosque


Magdi Abdelhadi

Writer, broadcaster, moderator, media consultant. I commute between London and Cairo. I am a former BBC journalist. All views here are only mine.

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