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Asf o ur believes , " Al- Azhar should not rule us but we should resort to the Constitution.
Summary: LATE in the 18th century Abdullah el- Sharqawi, the Grand Sheikh of Al- Azhar declared his solidarity with the peasants in the Delta province of Bilbeis, some 80 kilometres from Cairo.
This demand was one reason behind a series of demonstrations that have been recently held, in which protesters have asked that the post of the Sheikh of Al- Azhar should be assumed through election and not by appointment.
Al- Azhar institution--which groups a 10th century mosque, a university and several affiliated schools--is Sunni Islam's highest seat of learning.