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The Syrian army said the air strikes killed one soldier and wounded seven, cautioning that the assault endangered “the security and stability of the region”.
By Moha Ennaji The last three or so decades have seen a spectacular rise of what came to be called “political Islam”: a complex but real category in political and social sciences. Whether espoused or shunned, political Islam has created a genuine debate. However, the recent events in Egypt and Tunisia threw serious doubt on …
Sunday’s violence mostly targeting security forces in Sunni-majority areas killed six people, security and medical officials said.
The Shi’a movement’s statement was the group’s first admission it had been targeted in the raid, although Lebanese sources had previously reported the attack.
The duo discuss spreading moderate Islam, battling extremism
The trial dates back to remarks the television presenter made in criticism of former president Mohamed Morsi
Muslims celebrate the birth of Muhammad
The Islamic preacher had appealed a verdict sentencing him to 11 years in jail
By Mohammed Nosseir “I accuse you of high treason!” is a phrase frequently used by Egyptians in the course of political discourse. Most of the people who use the phrase don’t really think of its actual meaning, but it is a good tool for polarisation and expressing prejudice. Apparently, Egyptian society prefers accusations and criticism …
Events of last three years confirm Egypt is on path to democracy, says Fahmy
One of the worst-hit neighbourhoods was Shaab in north Baghdad, where two car bombs exploded in a commercial area, killing five people and wounding at least 17.
Some 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia Monday for the high point of the annual hajj, praying for an end to disputes and bloodshed.
AFTE condemns the charge as well as the latest court ruling
“The committee amended Article 54, which pertains to the establishment of political parties, banning the formation or activities of a party that are based on religious grounds,” Salmawy said.
Controversy surrounds the 50-strong constitutional committee as its members discuss amending articles that pertain to Sharia in the suspended 2012 constitution
By Muhammad Zubair Mughal Apparently, it is a matter of pleasure that global volume of Islamic finance industry has crossed $1.3tn approximately, which is, definitely, providing the best and compatible sources of finance with interest free modes. According to a careful estimate, there are more than 2000 Islamic Financial Institutions offering Islamic Banking, Islamic Insurance …
In the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the world fast for the holy month of Ramadan. Although the observance of this month can be hectic and less productive for some, it undoubtedly boosts spirituality and reminds Muslims of some of the core values of Islam: honesty, charity and purification. The Daily News Egypt takes you through a journey to discover Ramadan’s rituals and spiritual aims.
The Saudi government cited ongoing infrastructural projects in the holy city of Mecca as the primary cause for the cut.
With the demonstrations of 30 June approaching, columnists ponder the fate of Egypt, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Suleiman Shafiq 30 June, zero hour for Egypt’s division by the Muslim Brotherhood Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Suleiman Shafiq begins the article by writing that the Tamarod campaign has scared the Islamist groups to the point where they …
Arabic Manuscript Day seeks to connect the medieval to the modern, with workshops and exhibitions for the public
Grand Iman Ahmad Al-Tayeb announces convoys to be sent throughout Egypt to spread moderate thinking
Amnesty International calls for teacher’s release as court renews her detention
Coptic Pope holds first Rome meeting in 40 years with Catholic counterpart
Al-Wafd Party organises a ‘National Unity’ conference as a step towards ending sectarian strife in Egypt.
“In China, they have blocked YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and no one is upset; life is good and everyone is happy. And they say we do not have freedom of speech in Egypt.” These were the enlightened words of Saad Al-Shater on his Facebook page, the son of Khairat El-Shater, vice of Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme …
Shahin: ‘Congratulations on having Omar Makram mosque’
Youssef confirmed the existence of the case via his official Twitter account.
Every year millions of Muslims go on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia to visit the cities of Mecca and Medina. The visit to the holy places that lay at the centre of the Muslim faith is a highlight in their spiritual life.
Known for his sudden change of party affiliation from the far right to a liberal party
By Hussein Ibish No more illusions. No further evasions. Tolerate not a single additional apologetic explanation. Admit no further concessions to a false moral and cultural relativism. The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has now fully exposed itself as what many of us have been trying to explain it is: paranoid, chauvinistic, reactionary, retrograde, and, above all, …