Al Azhar University Egypt

Egypt's Highest Islamic Authority Throws Morsi Under the Bus

This is significant because it means the chief Islamic authority in Egypt is no longer all that confident of a Thousand Year Caliphate under the Muslim Brotherhood or that Morsi will even stay in power. If Al Azhar really thought Morsi was a sure bet, they wouldn't be hedging their bets now for fear that Morsi will be overthrown.

Obama's Favorite Islamic University Outlaws Judaism in Egypt

In 2009, Barack Obama spoke at Al-Azhar and declared, "As a student of history, I also know civilization's debt to Islam. It was Islam -- at places like Al-Azhar -- that carried the light of learning through so many centuries, paving the way for Europe's Renaissance and Enlightenment." Now Al-Azhar outlawed the practice of Judaism.