Largest council of South African scholars refuse to welcome Grand Mufti of Egypt

The largest council of scholars in South Africa have refused to welcome the Grand Mufti of Egypt to the country due to his support...

Nelson Mandela’s grandson’s conversion to Islam causes national “disquiet”

Traditional tribal leaders in South Africa appear to be uneasy about Mandla Mandela's conversion to Islam. The Congress of Traditional Leaders in South Africa (Contralesa)...

More Egyptian men marry older foreign women

An increasing number of young Egyptian men are marrying foreign women, some 20 to 30 years their senior in order to escape poverty and...

Egypt to remove books by Sheikh Ibn Taymiyya and other prominent Salafi scholars

The Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowments has launched a nationwide campaign to remove literature authored by scholars affiliated to the Salafi movement from all...

Ugandan Muslims prosper after years of repression

Amani Ali writes that Ugandan Muslims were persecuted by the majority community after the fall of the dictator Idi Amin in 1979. But, as...

Gambia offers to take in all Rohingyas fleeing persecution

The impoverished west African nation of Gambia has offered to take in all Rohingya refugees as part of its “sacred duty” to alleviate the...

Mohamed Morsi’s death sentence overturned

Egypt's highest court of appeal has overturned the death sentences against former President Mohammed Morsi and five other senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders. The Court of...

French troops in CAR accused of forcing girls to have sex with dogs

Nearly a hundred girls in the Central African Republic have claimed they were sexually abused by UN peacekeeping forces, with three claiming that a...

Female prisoners tortured and sexually abused in Egyptian prisons

Egypt's Women against the Coup movement has revealed that the authorities arrested 200 women in December and January and accused the interior ministry of...

Egypt overturns Mohamed Morsi life sentence

Egypt's highest appeal court has overturned a life sentence handed down to former President Mohamed Morsi who was ousted in a military coup in...
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