31 January 2013

Egypt: Al-Azhar Condemns Burning of 20,000 Manuscripts in Mali

Photo: Emilio Labrador
Timbuktu mud mosque.

Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb condemned burning of Ahmed Baba Institute of Higher Learning and Islamic Research in Mali.

The institute contains more than 20,000 manuscripts of Islamic heritage.

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