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 :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p052nstm

 

 

 

Azhar Facelift

                             Facelifting the old mosque

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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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