14 yr old Mauritanian chess player pulls out of Junior World Cup to avoid...

A 14-year-old Mauritanian chess player has pulled out of the Junior World Cup to avoid facing an Israeli player. "I decided to retire, because I...

Nigerian court acquits Ibrahim el-Zakzaky of all charges

A Nigerian court has acquitted and freed Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, the leader of a prominent Shia group the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), who has...

Algerian judoka withdraws from Olympics to avoid clash with Israeli

The International Judo Federation has suspended the Algerian champion Fathi Noreen and his coach after he withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics after he was...

Israeli airlines to fly direct to Morocco in coming days

Israeli airlines El Al and Israir will launch direct flights to Morocco over the weekend, it has been announced. The news comes as Foreign Ministry Director-General...

South African Muslims widely praised for Durban aid effort

Muslim organisations in South Africa have played a major role in relief efforts in KwaZulu-Natal which has seen widespread violence and looting following the arrest...

Tunisian woman murdered after withdrawing domestic violence complaint

A Tunisian woman has been shot dead by her policeman husband after withdrawing a complaint against him for domestic violence. In a case which has...

Chadian President dies on visit to rebel frontline

Chad’s pro-Western, pro-Israel president Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the frontline in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers...

UN says French military killed 19 civilians at wedding party in Mali

The United Nations has concluded that the French military killed 19 civilians and 3 "insurgents" at a wedding party in Mali in January. In a...

Al-Azhar condemns showing of Prophet cartoon at Batley Grammar School

One of the most important Sunni Muslim institutions in the world, Al-Azhar University in Cairo, has condemned the showing of the blasphemous cartoon of Prophet...

Tanzania has a new female Muslim leader

Samia Suluhu Hassan has been sworn in as the first female President of Tanzania after the sudden death of John Magufuli. Hassan, 61, previously served...
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