http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/misc/nytlogo152x23.gifAl-Azhar University in Cairo, a leading center of Arab and Islamic learning founded in the 10th century, will open its first international campus next year in Malaysia, according to the New Straits Times newspaper, which cited a senior Malaysian education official, Idris Jusoh. The Universiti Al-Azhar Tuanku Muhriz, named after the ruler of Malaysia’s Negri Sembilan State, will open next September in Nilai, near Kuala Lumpur, it said. The campus will initially accept 300 students to follow courses in Arabic, Shariah and Islamic studies, the newspaper said. More...