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A list of countries which ban ‘burkini’ swimwear on beaches and swimming pools
Middle East

A list of countries which ban ‘burkini’ swimwear on beaches and swimming pools

Every summer sees reignited controversy over the banning of ‘burkini’, swimwear that covers the head and body, in beaches and…
Azhar Grand Sheikh says he is against building mosques next to churches
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh says he is against building mosques next to churches

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb said that building a mosque in front of a church restricts Christians and hurts them…
Six committees formed for Ramadan crescent sighting in Egypt
Egypt

Six committees formed for Ramadan crescent sighting in Egypt

As only few hours are separating Muslims from the start of the holy month of Ramadan for the year 1443…
Sisi wishes Egyptian expatriates happy Ramadan
Egypt

Sisi wishes Egyptian expatriates happy Ramadan

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulated the Egyptian Muslim communities abroad on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. In…
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa steps in row over celebrating Christmas
Egypt

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa steps in row over celebrating Christmas

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa, the government’s principal Islamic legal institution for issuing fatwas (non-binding religious edicts), has responded to controversy surrounding…
Interfaith love a risk amid India’s Hindu nationalist surge
World

Interfaith love a risk amid India’s Hindu nationalist surge

BELAGAVI, India (AP) — Arbaz Mullah’s love story began, as romances often do, when he first laid eyes on the…
Egyptian church steps into row over controversial priest’s remarks
Egypt

Egyptian church steps into row over controversial priest’s remarks

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church stepped into row over remarks by controversial priest Zakaria Botros. The church on Saturday issued…
Astronomical institute reveals the date of the Prophet’s birthday as October 18
Life & Style

Astronomical institute reveals the date of the Prophet’s birthday as October 18

The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) revealed the astronomical date of the Prophet’s birthday (Mawlid) as falling…
Muslims recall questionable detentions that followed 9/11
World

Muslims recall questionable detentions that followed 9/11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Around New York City in the weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, as an eerie quiet settled…
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