Meet Our Imam

Imam Mahmoud Nagah is originally from Egypt and was born in Dakahliya in 1985. He grew up there and memorized the Holy Qur’an when he was nine years old. He joined Al-Azhar Institute (the well reowned world Islamic institute). Imam Mahmoud hold a BA and MA in islamic studies  in English and Foreign languages. He is currently an Assistant lecturer at the Department of islamic studies in Foreign languages, English Section, Faculty of languages and Translation. He was recently designated as the head  of the English Unit for Al-Azhar Observatory for Combatting Extremism University.
Dr. Mahmoud is working on his PhD and He is scheduled to graduate this year. He was a frequent guest on English speaking TV channels in Egypt. Being a translator and  interpreter, Imam Mahmoud translated about 3000 Articles and documents from Arabic into English and vice-versa. He also interpreted some local and international events and conferences such as the UN conference on Terrorism in 2016. In March 2020, Imam Mahmoud moved to the USA to serve as a visiting Imam of the Muslim Center of Conway, Arkansas. He participated in a lot of reaching out activities to fight terrorism and promote interfaith dialogue. He works hard doing daily various lessons to educate the conway community of the proper islamic knowledge.  Imam Mahmoud is married and is blessed with three children, three boys .

Muslim Center of Conway