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WASHINGTON - 22 November 2017: The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in ...
Secular blogger arrested in crackdown on free expression in Egypt ... Islam al-Refaei, an edgy blogger known for his sarcastic and profane posts, ... An Egyptian popstar is being held for ""inciting debauchery" after releasing a ...

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany looks at exhibits on ... Islamic civilization and handed them over to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. ... advantage of the wide scope of the Muslim civilization, which makes it ...
Muslim Brotherhood-backed party submits legal complaint over Egypt executions ... Egypt's banned Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has issued a complaint to ... Egyptian police have since arrested thousands of Brotherhood ...
In Egypt and Lebanon, social media users shared stories chronicling their ... reports of misconduct by Muslim men to their Muslimness and to Islam as a faith ... As a feminist of Egyptian and Muslim descent, my life's work has been ... emailed to chastise me for my views on sex, which he labeled un-Islamic.
A previously unknown jihadist group calling itself Ansar Al-Islam - or ... Authorities are fighting against the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State ...

El-Menawy, who was a senior member of the Egyptian Radio and ... them to increased taxes in order to finance the Muslim defense of Egypt. Also ... He used Islam to consolidate his power, but was eventually killed by the very ...
Baghdad - 17 November 2017: Iraqi forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, on Friday, ...
[JURIST] An Egypt court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence [JURIST report] of 74-year-old Mohamed Badie, leader of the Muslim ...
The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohamed Badie, lost his appeal on Wednesday against a life sentence for his role in ...
Muslim Brotherhood's leader Mohamed Badie waves with the Rabaa sign, symbolizing support for the Muslim Brotherhood, during the trial of ...
FILE - In this photo dated Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, provided by Egypt's state news agency, Mena, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ...
Oscars: A Muslim's Michael Jackson Obsession in Egypt's 'Sheikh Jackson' ... but in dealing with the somewhat sensitive subject of hard-line Islam, ... on an ultra-conservative Islamic preacher and former Michael Jackson fan ...
No details of the private encounter were released, but the meeting marked the second trip to the Vatican in two years by Egypt's top Muslim ...
FILE -- In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Sudan's President Omar al Bashir walks to the stage at the extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sudan's official news agency said Monday, March 27, 2017, that al ...

But Egyptians are still grappling with the consequences of the chaotic 12 months under his successor, Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's only democratically elected President, whose short tenure demonstrated two political truths that are both disturbingly ...
A US-backed Syrian alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in northern Syria held by "Islamic State" militant group (IS), close to the country's largest dam that may be in danger of collapse. The Syrian Democratic Forces ...
You brought light into our lives during a rough time for our family as we tried to make a new life in America, away from all we'd known in Egypt. That's why we named you Nour. We had just moved to a country across the world, and nothing was the same ...
US president Donald J. Trump's vow to defeat what he terms radical Islamic terrorism forces the United States to maneuver the Middle East and North Africa's murky world of ever shifting alliances and labyrinth of power struggles within power struggles.
Cairo - Nabil Naeem, a former leading figure in the Al-Jama'a al-Jihadiya (Egyptian Islamic Jihad) armed group, confirmed in an interview with Al Arabiya that al-Qaeda operatives were "Egyptians, whether they adopted the Sayed Qutb doctrine or the ...
Clashes erupted between police security forces and Muslim residents, in a village in Luxor Governorate on Saturday, following a rumour claiming that the family of the Christian teenager was holding her forcibly after she had allegedly converted to Islam.
Clashes between security forces and Muslim residents of a village in Luxor governorate erupted on Friday, after a rumor that a family was holding a young woman who converted to Islam against her will. Three police officers and four recruits were ...
It's worth mentioning that Karim Nedved picked up an injury during the training camp and was replaced by El-Geish's Islam Gamal as he won't be available for the Benin friendly on Monday. Egypt is participating in the CHAN qualifiers for the first time ...
'Islam without Fear: Egypt and the New Islamists is an important book by American researcher and academic, Raymond William Baker, which was translated to Arabic by the Academic Centre for Political Studies (ACPS) - Amman, in 2008.
Trump has repeatedly mentioned Egypt as one of the Muslim-majority allies that the U.S. should maintain its partnership with in the fight against radical groups like the Islamic State group. Egypt is a major recipient of U.S. foreign and military aid ...
Cairo, Egypt - Recently released statistics from the Family Court affiliated with the Supreme Judicial Council, with offices across all governorates in Egypt, revealed that 6,500 women had filed for divorce, or "khula" - separation and returning the ...
CAIRO (Reuters) - The "Islamic State soldier" who killed four people in an attack on the British Parliament may have been inspired by calls to arms against the West but the militant group has given no evidence yet that he acted on specific instructions.
During the 1990s, an Islamic militant insurgency - aiming to set up an Islamic State - attacks policemen, assassinates politician, and targets foreign tourists, one of the country's key sources of revenue.
Cairo, Egypt: Islamic State was responsible for an attack outside Britain's parliament which left four people dead, the group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday.
Beirut, Lebanon (1:25 P.M.) - The Egyptian Army continued their military operations against the Islamic State (ISIS) terror organization in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, killing several terrorists in the central countryside.
In his 20-minute speech, Mr. Tillerson noted that over the past year, the flow of foreign fighters into Iraq and Syria had dropped more than 90 percent, and that 75 percent of the Islamic State's online Propaganda had been eliminated. Both gains ...
This group is Egypt's largest, most organized group of politicized Salafis. "You can buy gifts for your ... But you cannot celebrate [Mother's Day] even if this would make your mother upset with you," Borhamy, said responding to a question on whether ...
Huffington Post: An Interview with Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef - "It is not the same place anymore. So when people say, "do you miss Egypt?" I say, well the Egypt that I miss does not exist anymore. What I have done and what I achieved is not ...
Hamas hopes its new manifesto will reassure Egypt that it is no longer a wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, though it has stopped short of formally cutting ties.
The carriers - Royal Jordanian airlines, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways , Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways - have until Friday to comply with the new policy, which took effect early on ...
EL-Arish, Egypt - In Egypt's North Sinai province, the Islamic State (IS) terror group has killed seven Christians in three weeks and hundreds have fled for their ...
Islam is the world's fastest growing religion - and not just in Muslim majority nations: 10% of all Europeans are projected to be members of the Muslim faith by 2050, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.
Egypt national team cyclist Islam Nasser has passed away after suffering heart failure at the 2017 African Track Championships, held in South Africa.
A new film about a successful young woman who wants to upend tradition by becoming a single mother via sperm donation has taken the Egyptian Cinema scene by storm. Bashtery Ragel ... And third-party sperm donation is prohibited in Islam. To get around ...
Iraqi Army helicopters strafed and fired rockets at Islamic State positions in Mosul's Old City on Sunday as troops on the ground closed in on the strategic and symbolic prize of the al-Nuri mosque.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - Egyptian, Sudanese and Syrian youth in Egypt recently worked together to produce a play conveying stories about racism, gender discrimination, violence against women and suppressing talent.
... it is wrong to equate Islam with violence. Looking to set an example for Europe, he has taken in Muslim refugees fleeing the war in Syria.
Pope Francis will visit Egypt in late April, reflecting improved Vatican-Muslim dialogue after years of tension that developed during the previous papacy of Benedict XVI.
In what will be his first international trip of the year, Pope Francis will be traveling to Cairo, Egypt, April 28-29, showing that interfaith dialogue is a priority.
Each member holds a doctoral degree or is a professor of Islamic studies or language sciences from Al-Azhar University, and must be committed to Al-Azhar's religious teachings and conduct.
As the Islamic State terror group faces setbacks in Syria and Iraq, its affiliate in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has turned its sights on the region's small Coptic Christian minority as part of its ongoing insurgency against the Egyptian government ...
Originally published under the title "Christianity and Judaism Create terrorism No Less than Islam, Says Egypt's leading Muslim Cleric; Bemoans World's 'Double Standards' and and 'Islamophobia'." ... Instead of honestly admitting that there is a ...
Several Western countries, including the U.S., have sent Special Operations Forces and military advisors into Libya over the past two years.


 

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