Egyptian lawmakers draft bill to ban the niqab in public places

The Egyptian parliament is currently drafting a bill which will outlaw women from wearing the niqab in public places. The ban will apply to...

Kenyan government should blame itself for Al Shabab blowback

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Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death by Egyptian court

A Cairo court has sentenced the ousted President Mohamed Morsi to death earlier today on charges of "conspiring with foreign militants" to break out...

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 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...

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 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...

The Muslim Brotherhood is not finished

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Sheikh Ali Gomaa “cancels London visit” for fear of prosecution

Sources from the Egyptian community in Britain have claimed that Sheikh Ali Gomaa, the former mufti of Egypt, cancelled a visit to London for...

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...
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