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Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow
Middle East

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

CAIRO (AP) — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the…
Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist behind Muhammad caricature, dies at 86
World

Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist behind Muhammad caricature, dies at 86

Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, known for his controversial caricature of Islam’s prophet Mohammed, died at the age of 86, his family…
Egypt’s Endowments Minister announces Eid al-Adha prayer restrictions
Egypt

Egypt’s Endowments Minister announces Eid al-Adha prayer restrictions

Egyptian Minister of Endowments Mohammad Mokhtar Gomaa on Sunday announced the Eid al-Adha prayer restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gomaa…
Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban
Middle East

Turkey slams top EU court on headscarf ban

Turkey on Sunday denounced a judgment by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice (ECJ) to allow companies to ban the…
Ruby says veiled women allowed to attend her North Coast concert
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Ruby says veiled women allowed to attend her North Coast concert

Egyptian actress and singer Ruby clarified that women may wear the veil at her upcoming concert on Friday evening in…
Pope Tawadros II congratulates Islamic countries on occasion of Eid al-Adha
Egypt

Pope Tawadros II congratulates Islamic countries on occasion of Eid al-Adha

On Thursday, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark Pope Tawadros II congratulated Arab and Islamic…
China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies
World

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday said it will take “necessary measures” to respond to the US blacklisting of Chinese…
Al-Azhar: A Gate to Muslim Unity
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Al-Azhar: A Gate to Muslim Unity

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif,  both the mosque and the university, are often seen as a distinguished part of contemporary Islamic history. The…
Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey
Opinion

Opinion | A Testimony to ‘A Thorny Path’: The story of the human fraternity journey

As president of Al-Azhar University, I was honored to attend some of the meetings between Professor Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam…
Dutch court upholds Geert Wilders conviction for insulting Moroccans
World

Dutch court upholds Geert Wilders conviction for insulting Moroccans

The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld far-right politician Geert Wilders’ conviction for collectively insulting Moroccans at a campaign rally in 2014.…
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