Military coup forces have killed 7,000 in Egypt

A senior Egyptian judge claimed on Sunday that more than 7,000 civilians have been killed in the country since the coup which overthrew President...

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...

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...

Egypt – this is a battle between Islam and secularism

Ian Nisbet, who was imprisoned in Egypt for four years for being a member of Hizb ut Tahrir, argues that life is about to...

Tunisia legalises Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men

The Tunisian government has officially announced that Muslim women can now legally marry non-Muslim men in a controversial policy that contravenes the normative Islamic...

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...

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...

Britain to send hundreds of soldiers to Somalia to train forces fighting Al-Shabaab

Hundreds of British soldiers will be sent to Somalia to train forces fighting Al-Shabaab.  The Al Qaeda-linked militia have been pushed back from major cities...

Popcorn politics of the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring that began in 2010 - like the 2009 Green movement protests in Iran - had brought initial hope that there would be a...

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...
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