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...

EgyptAir flight MS804 with 66 people on board crashed in Mediterranean Sea

French President Francois Hollande has confirmed that the EgyptAir flight which went missing last night between Paris and Cairo has crashed. The Airbus A320 disappeared...

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...

Egypt forces 32 judges to retire for opposing the military’s removal of Morsi

Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council has forced 32 judges to retire for opposing the army’s removal of president Mohamed Morsi via a military coup in...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

Saudi, Bahrain and Sudan cut ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies have taken diplomatic action against Iran after the Saudi embassy in Tehran was attacked amid a...

Nigerian army accused of massacre in Kaduna

There are reports coming out of Nigeria that hundreds of people may have been killed by troops in the northern state of Kaduna. The circumstances...
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