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Business - Economy
7/31/2023 6:09:44 PM
Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat has been appointed as a member of the board of directors of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Egypt, according to a bourse filing on Monday.

World - International
7/31/2023 10:17:10 AM
At least 44 people were killed and more nearly 200 others wounded Sunday by a suicide bombing at a political gathering of a leading Islamic party in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/30/2023 8:20:44 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed Sunday’s meeting of the Palestinian factions’ general secretaries in Egypt as a “first and important step” toward dialogue and unity among the factions.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 7:48:11 PM
African leaders on Sunday gave the junta in Niger one week to cede power or face the possible use of force, and slapped financial sanctions on the putschists, after the latest coup in the jihadist-plagued Sahel region raised alarm on the continent and in the West.

World - Region
7/26/2023 10:50:31 AM
Iranian authorities have in the last months launched an intensified crackdown against women deemed to have violated the Islamic Republic's strict dress rules, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Antiquities - Museums
7/19/2023 5:02:19 PM
The Royal Carriages Museum in Cairo celebrated Wednesday the Islamic (Hijri) New Year through a special archaeological exhibition showing a collection of the museum’s treasured collection.

World - Region
7/16/2023 1:53:37 PM
Iranian authorities on Sunday announced a new campaign to force women to wear the Islamic headscarf and morality police returned to the streets 10 months after the death of a woman in their custody sparked nationwide protests.

Business - Economy
7/16/2023 12:01:39 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Sunday a four-day holiday to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year and the anniversary of the 23 July Revolution.

Egypt - Society
7/12/2023 2:18:37 PM
The Cabinet announced on Wednesday that there would be a paid holiday for public employees from 20 July to 23 July to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year 1445 and the 23 July Revolution.

World - International
7/11/2023 11:12:13 PM
The UN Human Rights Council is heading towards a divisive vote on Wednesday on religious hatred following recent Koran burnings, with some Western nations reluctantly feeling the draft resolution encroaches too far on free speech.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/11/2023 9:15:11 PM
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry condemned the repeated burning of the Quran by extremists in the West, calling on Western governments to take action against religious hatred.

World - Region
7/9/2023 7:27:37 PM
A US drone strike killed an Islamic State group leader in Syria hours after the same MQ-9 Reaper drones were harassed by Russian military jets over the western part of the country, according to the Defense Department.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 8:41:19 PM
Mali has freed at least two jihadists from the Sahel affiliate of the Islamic State group in a prisoner exchange, a security official and two politicians told AFP on Saturday.

World - International
7/7/2023 2:47:40 PM
Muslims in Pakistan were holding rallies on Friday to observe a "Day of the Sanctity of Quran” after the South Asian Islamic nation’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued a call for anti-Sweden protests over last week’s burning of the Islamic holy book in Stockholm.

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2023 5:35:19 PM
Egypt recently observed an extended public holiday from 27 June to 3 July to commemorate Eid Al-Adha and the 30 June Revolution, with two more days off in July for the Islamic New Year on Tuesday 18 July and the 23 July Revolution Day, raising concerns in Parliament about the economic impact of such extended breaks.

World - Region
7/2/2023 9:13:53 PM
The Saudi-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday called for collective measures to avoid future Quran burnings, days after a copy was torched outside a Stockholm mosque.

World - International
7/2/2023 6:33:08 PM
Sweden's government on Sunday condemned this week's burning of a Koran outside Stockholm's main mosque, calling it an "Islamophobic" act, after an international Islamic body called for measures to avoid future burnings.

World - Africa
7/1/2023 6:51:06 PM
Militants have killed at least 11 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said on Saturday, in the latest attack to hit the turbulent region.

Antiquities - Islamic
6/29/2023 6:56:42 PM
To celebrate Eid Al-Adha, three museums in Cairo are organizing special exhibitions on Egypt's colourful history and relationship with Hajj.

World - International
6/29/2023 2:14:20 PM
Muslims across Indonesia on Thursday were celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar, with full meat-based feasts after fears of last year's foot-and-mouth disease outbreak waned.

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