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World - Region
11/14/2023 5:45:51 PM
Iraq's top court said on Tuesday it was dismissing Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbussi, an influential Sunni Muslim politician, after a lawmaker's complaint over the alleged "falsification" of a document.

World - Region
9/6/2023 9:44:18 AM
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Iran arrived Tuesday in the Islamic Republic, and his counterpart landed in Riyadh, cementing a restoration of ties between the Gulf rivals after a seven-year rupture in ties.

World - Region
4/20/2023 10:48:55 PM
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, and other Sunni Muslim countries announced Thursday the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Friday.

Egypt - Society
3/31/2023 1:55:41 PM
The Islamic Research Academy (AIRA) of Egypt's Al-Azhar – the world's leading Sunni Muslim religious institution – has joined the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in their global Ramadan campaign to provide urgent relief to refugees and forcibly displaced people around the world.

Egypt - Society
1/25/2023 1:10:49 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar – the world's leading Sunni Muslim religious institution – has called on the Arab and Muslim peoples to boycott all Dutch and Swedish products and to take a strong and unified stance in support of the Quran, read a statement on Wednesday.

World - Region
12/2/2022 4:05:58 PM
Women in Iran's Sistan-Baluchistan on Friday joined nationwide protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, in what a rights group called a "rare" move for women in the staunchly conservative Sunni Muslim province.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/20/2022 8:42:40 PM
Al-Azhar – the Sunni Muslim world’s top religious institution – welcomed on Thursday Australia’s recent reversal of its 2018 recognition of West Jerusalem (known in Arabic as ‘Al-Quds Al-Gharbiya’) as Israel’s capital.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/11/2022 7:11:49 PM
Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world’s top religious institution, has condemned Israeli settlers for tearing and burning copies of the Holy Quran in Hebron as an act of "Zionist barbarism and racism', decrying the international community's silence.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/12/2022 10:36:00 AM
Once marginalised and excluded, Iraq’s Sunnis are now flexing their political muscle amid a sharp Shia split.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/8/2021 7:45:40 PM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Wednesday for continuing coordination between the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Egypt's Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world’s top religious institution, to help Muslim countries confront regional challenges as well as reinforce security and stability in the Islamic world.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/1/2021 2:59:36 PM
Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Muslim religious institution, condemned the Sunday storming of the sacred Ibrahimi Mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Khalil (Hebron) by the Israeli president and Jewish settlers, describing it as “a blatant aggressive act” and “an assault on Islamic sanctities.”

World - Region
9/29/2021 5:57:32 PM
The United States said Wednesday it was imposing sanctions on Hezbollah financiers in coordination with Qatar, a US ally that has kept cordial relations with Iran.

Egypt - Politics
8/27/2021 6:24:32 PM
The top Sunni Muslim authority hoped for the return of peace and stability to Afghanistan

Egypt - Politics
8/12/2021 11:34:19 PM
Sheikh Shawky Allam is head of the Dar El-Ifta, which is Egypt’s official body responsible for issuing religious edicts for Sunni Muslims

World - Region
4/29/2021 9:34:17 PM
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an interview aired late on Tuesday that Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia wanted a good relationship with Shia Iran

World - Region
4/28/2021 7:01:55 PM
While reiterating that Riyadh has a problem with Iran's 'negative behaviour', Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia wanted a good relationship with Shia Iran

World - Region
10/22/2020 7:44:13 PM
Arab states without formal ties have been admitted on a case-by-case basis for trade or pilgrimage

World - Region
10/17/2020 3:36:06 PM

World - Region
10/14/2020 9:51:20 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Special
1/11/2020 5:08:00 PM
A new book on the leading Sunni Muslim states of the Middle East describes a long period of implicit and explicit tensions

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