Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

Egypt’s “liberal hypocrisy”

Since the ousting of Mohammed Morsi by the military Egypt has been infested with “liberal hypocrisy” from within and outside, writes Dr Reza Pankhurst...

Egypt court confirms death sentences for Brotherhood leader and 182 supporters

An Egyptian court upheld death sentences against 183 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, including the top Muslim Brotherhood leader, a judicial source said...
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VIDEO: Egyptian soldiers filmed shooting civilians in Sinai

Leaked video footage was aired on opposition news channel of Egyptian soldiers shooting civilians dead in the Sinai region. Mekameleen TV, which broadcast the footage...

Moroccan hotels ban “burkini” suit

Some private swimming pools in Moroccan hotels have banned women from wearing "burkinis", which a minority of Muslims accept as a halal swim-suit to...

Sudanese Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi passes away

One of the world's leading Islamic political thinkers and activists, Dr Hasan al-Turabi, has passed away in Khartoum at the age of 84. A specialist...

Senior Muslim Brotherhood member shot dead in Egypt

Egypt's Interior Ministry said police have killed a top Muslim Brotherhood leader in a shoot-out in Cairo, an account the group have unequivocally rejected. A...

Confusion over Angola Islam ban as diplomats deny the story

ANGOLAN diplomats in the United States have rejected reports that the nation has banned Islam. The International Business Times quoted a spokesperson from the Angolan...

The lesson from Egypt: don’t compromise on your politics

A re-run of the protests which ousted Hosni Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators have dubbed the fresh protests in Egypt, where...

Virgin Active apologises to man banned for wearing pro-Palestine T-shirt

A pro-Palestinian group in South Africa - Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa - has hailed Virgin Active’s apology to its leader Mohammed...
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