An Egyptian military court Tuesday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to 10 years in prison over deadly clashes following the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi attended a celebration, marking the Birth of Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him, at Al Azhar Conference Center. Addressing the event, the President congratulated the Islamic Umma and stressed the value of responsible and conscious freedom in Islam.
For the first time in years, “Al-Mouled Al-Nabawy” (the Birth of Prophet Mohammed), falls on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabi’i Al-Awal, and coincides with Christmas on the same day. Both Muslims and Christians are celebrating the birth of their holidays in the same week.
Prime Minister David Cameron was urged to intervene Wednesday after a British Muslim family was prevented from flying to the United States for a visit to Disneyland.
Eight senior Islamic State commanders were killed in air strikes by the Iraqi airforce, Iraqi state TV reported on Wednesday citing a military statement.
A military court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and other leading Brotherhood figures including Mohamed al-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy to 10 years.
In response to calls for renewed protests on 25 January, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi emphasised his commitment to submit to the political mandate of the Egyptian people, in order to prevent a national security crisis, in a speech on Tuesday.
Iraq's armed forces stormed the center of Ramadi on Tuesday, a spokesman for the counter-terrorism units said, in a drive to dislodge Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in a city they captured in May.
The calendar year 2015 will see two celebrations of the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, Dr. Ashraf Tadros told Youm7.
Islamic State group jihadists killed nine Syrian students when they shelled a school in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor on Tuesday, state news agency SANA reported.
A child suicide bomber detonated his explosives, killing himself, two other bombers and six people in Nigeria's northeast, in the latest bloodshed blamed on Boko Haram Islamist group, the army said on Monday.
ISIS is preventing civilians from leaving Ramadi ahead of an attack planned by the Iraqi army to retake the western city that the militants captured in May, an Iraqi Defence Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyed met with Sheikh Moawad Awad Ibrahim, the oldest Al-Azhar centenarian, on Monday.
An internal review of the Muslim Brotherhood commissioned by the Prime Minister, while stopping short from calling the group a terrorist organisation, said that it was founded on the premise that “secularisation and westernisation were at the root of all contemporary problems of Arab and Muslim societies.”
Membership or association with the Muslim Brotherhood is a "possible indicator of extremism" but it will not be banned, the prime minister has said.
Christmas shoppers and tourists were caught up in two separate bomb scares in the northern Italian city of Turin on Sunday, after anonymous callers said a museum and shopping centre would be hit.
A bomb exploded in North Sinai’s Al-Arish on Sunday near a hotel that witnessed the killings of judges supervising parliamentary polls last month.
Diplomats expect British Prime Minister David Cameron may authorise bombing missions against “Islamic State” (IS) in Libya as early as this week to extend the UK war on terrorism, the Guardian’s Observer reported.
The Port Said Criminal Court sentenced 18 supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi to 3 years in prison on Sunday over charges of violence outside Port Said’s Al-Arab Prison in 2013. Two other defendants were sentenced to life in prison in absentia.
Dar Al-Ifta announced the establishment of an “Islamophobia observatory” Sunday, which will be responsible for spotting and observing the phenomenon and how to deal and manage it.
Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood criticized as unacceptable and politically-motivated the results of a British review that concluded membership of the Islamist group was an indicator of extremism.
Hostages appear to leave the Bataclan concert hall as siege ends with two attackers reportedly having been killed