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...

Who are Nigeria’s Boko Haram?

Nigeria's Islamist group, Boko Haram has in recent years been at the centre of media attention. It has claimed responsibility for numerous domestic "terrorist"...

Egypt court sentences nearly 700 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

An Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for the leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters, state television said on Monday. The...

Millions of men disappointed as Eritrea “two wives” story turns out to be fake

A fake story about Eritrean men being ordered to marry at least two wives, which went viral across Africa, has been ridiculed by upset...

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...

Egyptian authorities order imams to deliver identical pre-written sermons

Egyptian authorities announced yesterday that imams would be required to deliver identical pre-written Friday sermons as part of the Sisi regime’s campaign against "extremism". Since...

Al-Azhar University awards the King of Saudi Arabia with an “honorary doctorate”

Al-Azhar University granted King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, an “honorary doctorate” in appreciation of his "support for Egypt and Islam". “Al-Azhar University council...

Egyptian MP calls for women’s “virginity tests” before being admitted to university

A controversial Egyptian MP has called for women to undergo mandatory "virginity tests" before being admitted to university. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina called on the...

Kenyans infuriated over Britain’s banning of khat

Despite their majority Muslim population, Somalis and Arabs provide the largest market for khat in the world, writes Mohammed Kahiye from Nairobi. My friend Hussein...

Somali town outlaws extravagant weddings to increase marriage among youth

A Somali town has prohibited extravagant weddings in an attempt to increase marriages between young people and stop them from migrating abroad, the BBC...
Get News Like This In Your Inbox
Subscribe to our mailing list and we'll send you updates
Don't forget to join our social profiles