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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.

World - Region
6/26/2023 4:48:00 PM
On Monday, the eighth day of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah, over 2 million Muslim pilgrims flocked to Mina to observe the Prophetic Sunnah by spending the day of Tarwiyah (Quenching Thirst). This marks the second day of the Hajj rituals, as reported by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

World - Region
6/26/2023 11:22:47 AM
An Iraqi soldier was killed and an officer wounded during a counter-terrorism raid in Iraq that also killed three suspected Islamic State group fighters, Baghdad's security forces said.

Egypt - Society
6/18/2023 9:09:16 PM
Egypt will celebrate the four-day Islamic feast Eid El-Adha starting Wednesday, 28 June, after Dar El-Iftaa, Egypt's highest authority for issuing religious edicts, announced it has sighted the moon of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijja.

World - Africa
6/18/2023 2:42:04 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday condemned this week's "brutal attack" on a Ugandan school where 41 mostly student victims were hacked, shot and burned to death and others went missing.

World - Africa
6/17/2023 10:39:54 PM
Malians appear divided over the military junta's loud call for UN peacekeepers to immediately leave the west African country in the throes of a jihadist insurgency.

World - Region
6/17/2023 10:36:01 PM
Iran and Saudi Arabia took a further step Saturday to seal their reconciliation as Riyadh's top diplomat made a landmark visit to the Islamic republic following a seven-year rupture.

World - Africa
6/17/2023 2:30:00 PM
Militants linked to the Islamic State group hacked and burned 37 students to death in western Uganda in the country's worst such attack in over a decade, army and police officials said Saturday.

World - Africa
6/17/2023 10:17:37 AM
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed 11 farmers in northeast Nigeria, the latest attacks in the conflict-wracked region, local militias told AFP on Friday.

World - Region
6/11/2023 11:59:09 AM
Three Iraqi soldiers were killed and four others wounded Sunday in a pre-dawn attack in the country's north blamed on the Islamic State group, a military official said.

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