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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing during Ramadan
Al-Sisi received Abbas in Cairo to assert solidarity
If you would like to live a fairytale in the Arab-Muslim Granada, you only have to include “Social life in Granada during Al-Ahmar’s era”. The book is written by Emirati Ahmed Thani Al-Dousri, for which he achieved the PhD from the Moroccan University of Mohamed Al-Khames. Granada was the last Islamic city in Andalusia, and …
The largest mosque umbrella organisation in Germany, the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (known as DITIB), has had its ups and downs since its foundation in 1984 in Germany as a branch of the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate. While DITIB remains closely interlinked with the Turkish religious authority Diyanet in terms of finance, staff, and organisation, it claims to manage …
Radicalisation is a phenomenon that has been striking not only in parts of Asia and Africa but also in the heart of Europe. While the number of Muslims in Germany is estimated by 4.7 million (5.8%), 70% of the almost 900,000 asylum-seekers have arrived in recent years are believed to be Muslims. It is undeniable that there is …
The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships concluded its events at the Cairo International Stadium on 18 September, where Klaus Schormann, president of the International Union of Modern Pentathlon (UIPM), was present. On this occasion, Daily News Egypt sat down for an interview with Schormann. Can you tell us about your journey in sports? When …
The leader of a New York mosque and a second man have been shot dead while walking home from afternoon prayers. Police said the motive for the brazen daylight attack wasn’t immediately clear.
Growing desertification and violence in Nigeria is forcing thousands of Muslim herdsmen to move south, leading to clashes with Christian crop farmers. Residents and activists report that hundreds have been killed.
To date, France has suffered seven terrorist attacks in which 140 people have been killed. Political scientist and France expert Ronja Kempin explains why France is so often targeted.
Restoring peace and security – that’s President Faustin Archange Touadera’s main task. He took office 100 days ago, but the Central African Republic (CAR) still has a long way to go before becoming a stable state.
Konya, Turkey hosted the second international halal tourism conference earlier this month
The Muslim-majority countries of Tajikistan, Somalia and Brunei have clamped down on Christmas. In the case of the latter country, celebrating the Christian holiday has been banned entirely.
The fledgling Union of French Muslim Democrats faces an uphill struggle in upcoming regional elections. The party emphasises that it wants to get young Muslims involved in the political process
Council members are expected to meet with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
Former president’s son, Abdullah, was sentenced to a year in prison on drug abuse charges
“There is no such crime as preaching in Egyptian law,” says defence lawyer
Charges of inciting violence and unlawfully demonstrating
Essam Hamed was in pre-trial detention for almost two years
By Ahmed Tharwat The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began last week. This fasting month is observed by millions of Muslims around the world, unless you are in China, where anti-fasting cops resort to force feeding observing Muslims in public. The number of hours that Muslims must fast will vary based on where they live. …
China is depriving its Muslim population of their religious freedoms, says leading Sunni authority
Resolving disputes outside of justice system reflects community power structures
Teacher Gad Younan was made to leave his village, following a meeting of Christians and Muslims
Death penalty has become Egyptian authorities’ favourite tool to purge political opposition, says Amnesty International
Lawyer submits complaint to Prosecutor General for unlawful detention and abuse
By Ahmed Tharwat Muslim women living in the West are attacked in the streets, supermarkets, buses, and football games, just for wearing the hijab. In France, Muslim students are denied education for wearing hijabs, last week a 15-year-old Muslim student was banned from school for wearing a long black skirt, “seen as openly religious for …