Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
Category: Middle East

West African leaders pledge $1bn to fight armed groups

The leaders made the pledge after a summit in Burkina Faso aimed at addressing rising insecurity in the Sahel. West African leaders meeting in Burkina Faso have announced a one-billion-dollar plan to combat rising insecurity in the Sahel region. The pledge, to be funded from 2020 to 2024, was announced on Saturday at the end […]

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Egypt’s court drops charges against Morsi, sentences 11 Muslim Brotherhood leaders for life

An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 11 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders to life in prison on espionage charges for allegedly passing state secrets to the Palestinian resistance movement, famously known as Hamas. Among those sentenced in Cairo criminal court was the outlawed Brotherhood’s chief, Mohamed Badie. It was the latest of several sentences against Badie, who […]

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Muslim News Editorial: War on Terror, Eighteen Years After

On Wednesday, September 11, the United States will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The unfortunate incident, which claimed the lives of over 2000 people, changed the US and the world completely. It divided our world into two axes; the so-called free world (led by the US) and the purported terrorist world (Muslims), […]

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Saudi Arabia donates books to Unilorin library

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated a total of 142 books, with 76 volumes each on 20 different subject areas to the University of Ilorin library. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Sulyman Abdulkareem, disclosed this while receiving the facilitator of the donation, Prof. Abdulrasaq Alaro on Monday in Ilorin. The News Agency of […]

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, 34 others sign letter backing China’s incarceration of Uighurs Muslims | Qatar withdraws 

No fewer than 37 countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and majority of Muslim countries last month signed a letter expressing support for China over its continued detention of about one million Uighurs Muslims in the far western region of Xinjiang. The pro-China letter was submitted to the UN Human Rights Council […]

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