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...

Ugandan woman who sold fish for a living saved up for ten years to...

A Ugandan woman has been saving money for 10 years so she could perform Hajj, by working in her smoked fish business. "I can't wait...

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...

George Clooney’s wife makes last minute legal bid to save Ghaddafi’s son

Amal Clooney, barrister and wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney, has made a last-minute bid to defend Libya's Saif al-Islam Ghaddafi and former intelligence...

Egypt to remove books by Sheikh Ibn Taymiyya and other prominent Salafi scholars

The Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowments has launched a nationwide campaign to remove literature authored by scholars affiliated to the Salafi movement from all...

Thousands of Brits flee Tunisia after beach massacre

Thousands of British holidaymakers are fleeing Tunisia in the aftermath of the beach resort massacre that left dozens of tourists dead. Tour companies have hurriedly...

Egypt to burn books written by Muslim Brotherhood scholars

Egypt's Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has asked employees to take stock of the libraries annexed to mosques across the country and remove books...

Tunisia recognises anti-homophobia group after “gay-pride” party

The Tunisian government has recognised an anti-homophobia group, just days after a "gay-pride" style party marked World Anti-Homophobia Day at a Tunis hotel, according...

Gambia offers to take in all Rohingyas fleeing persecution

The impoverished west African nation of Gambia has offered to take in all Rohingya refugees as part of its “sacred duty” to alleviate the...
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