Kenya’s Somalia quagmire

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah rejects luxury villa as gift for taking Egypt to World...

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has refused a luxury villa as a gift for sending Egypt to World Cup 2018. Salah was contacted by the former...

Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

Egypt adds former footballer to terror list for links to Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian authorities have added former footballing star Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says. Mr...

5 Pillarz reporter robbed at gunpoint whilst on duty

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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...

Britain to send hundreds of soldiers to Somalia to train forces fighting Al-Shabaab

Hundreds of British soldiers will be sent to Somalia to train forces fighting Al-Shabaab.  The Al Qaeda-linked militia have been pushed back from major cities...

Egypt’s President al-Sisi urges Palestinians to co-exist with Israelis

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt has urged Palestinians to overcome their differences with Israelis and be ready to co-exist in peace and security,...

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...

The lesson from Egypt: don’t compromise on your politics

A re-run of the protests which ousted Hosni Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators have dubbed the fresh protests in Egypt, where...
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