Al-Azhar condemns Egypt’s Salafis for carrying Quran in protests

Al-Azhar University described the calls to carry the Quran during upcoming protests organised by Egypt's Salafis as "seditious". The Salafi Front is calling for nationwide...

Ethnic cleansing of Muslims in the Central African Republic

A human rights groups has stated that UN peacekeepers have failed to stop the ethnic cleansing of Muslims in the Central African Republic. A report...

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)...

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...

Mob attempted to attack Mufti Menk calling him a “gustakh e Rasool”

A group of men attempted to assault prominent Zimbabwean scholar Mufti Ismail Menk, accusing him of being a mocker of the Prophet Muhammad. The incident...

Somali refugees in Kenya look forward to going home

In December last year the Kenyan government issued a directive to return all Somali refugees living in urban centers back to refugee camps. There...

5 Pillarz reporter robbed at gunpoint whilst on duty

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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...

The Muslim Brotherhood are authors of their own downfall

When the Muslim Brotherhood was elected to power in Egypt a year ago I predicted their demise, writes lawyer Osama Daneshyar who recently returned...

Nearly every mosque in the Central African Republic has been destroyed

Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic (CAR) have been destroyed, the US ambassador to the United Nations said on...
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