Category Archives: Islam

Africa clamps down on churches

Prophet TB Joshua‘s SCORN commands a huge following in Africa By Pumza Fihlani What will stop the rise in bogus preachers in Africa? S [...]

Islam is growing in Zimbabwe

  By Staff Reporter AS Muslims in Zimbabwe join the rest of the Muslim world in celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, our Religion Cor [...]

Islamic State: Fears grow for abducted Syrian Christians

By Staff Reporter It is not clear where the IS militants have taken the abducted Assyrians There are fears that more members of an Assyrian [...]

As two bulls fight,Kobani is now in ruins

By Staff Reporter The Syrian town has paid a high price for liberation from the Islamic State. ENLARGE A Kurdish fighter walks through the c [...]

Taliban slaughters 126 at Pakistan army school

By Staff Reporter At least 126 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of [...]

al Shabaab stones a woman to death for adultery

By Staff Reporter (Warning! Video contains graphic images of Stoning) Somali militants stone woman to death over adultery.Somali al Shabaab [...]

9 UN Peacekeepers killed in Mali

By Staff Reporter Nine U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an ambush Friday in Mali, a U.N. spokesman said. Their convoy was attacked near Mena [...]

In U.N. Speech, Obama Vows to Fight ISIS ‘Network of Death’

By Staff Reporter In a speech before the United Nations on Wednesday, President Obama asked the world to join the fight against the Islamic [...]

UK Parliament to be recalled to authorise Isis air strikes

By Staff Reporter ©AFP Westminster MPs will be summoned back to the House of Commons on Friday to debate bombing Islamist militants in Iraq [...]

French tourist Herve Gourdel abducted by Algeria militants

By Staff Reporter Herve Gourdel, an experienced mountain guide and photographer, was visiting Kabylie in north-east Algeria A French tourist [...]

Cape Town pro-gay mosque opens in South Africa

By Staff Reporter The “Open Mosque” will accept people from all religions and sexual orientation A Muslim academic has opened a [...]

Libyan jet crashes in Tobruk near parliament

By Staff Reporter The jet was said to be flying at a low altitude before crashing A Libyan military jet has crashed in the eastern city of T [...]

Sudan expels Iranian diplomats for spreading Shia Islam

By Staff Reporter Expulsions believed to be linked to government fears that Iranian officials were promoting Shia Islam in majority-Sunni co [...]

Barbaric ISIS beheads US journalist James Foley

By Staff Reporter The Islamic State claims to have killed the American journalist, who went missing in Syria nearly two years ago ENLARGE Am [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

British-Israeli soldier captured by Hamas

By Staff Reporter Gross Human Rights abuse being committed in Gaza A soldier captured alive by Hamas fighters in Gaza, is a British Israeli [...]

Notorious Ugandan anti-Gay law is struck off

By Staff Reporter Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down a law that punished “attempted homosexuality” with a life term in prison. [...]

As Israel tears Gaza apart, #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

By Staff Reporter The #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies campaign for coexistence gains momentum, with photos being posted to Facebook and Twitt [...]

Sudan editor brutally attacked for calling for better Israeli-Sudan relations #journalismisnotacrime

By Staff Reporter The editor in chief of Al-Tayyar Osman Mirghani at Khartoum hospital following a brutal assault by masked gunmen. (Photo c [...]

Islamic militants siege on Libya international airport. Libya on the brink..

By Staff Reporter Smoke billows near Tripoli international airport as militias continued to battle for control on July 20, 2014. Fierce figh [...]

Israel invades Gaza, again…

By Staff Reporter The Israeli military launched a ground invasion into the Gaza Strip on Thursday, marking a dramatic escalation of the 10-d [...]

Mali suicide attack kills a French soildier

By Staff Reporter A French legionnaire has been killed in a suicide attack in northern Mali, taking to nine the number of soldiers to have d [...]

“Al Qaeda planning to hit UK airports”-Kenya issues terror warning

By Staff Reporter  Foreign Affairs ministry says Britain would be the most likely country to be affected by threat from ‘sophisticate [...]

Kenya assassinates another top Muslim Cleric in Mombasa

By Staff Reporter Mohammed Shahid Butt was accused of funding terror in Mombasa Unconfirmed reports suggest Mohamed Shahid Butt, owner of th [...]

Iraq, Libya, Syria: Three reasons African Americans should oppose U.S. intervention in Africa

By Staff Reporter Mass slaughter, rape, torture, pillage, perpetual war, cultural degradation, creating social divisions, psychological mani [...]

Tony Blair deserves criticism but military intervention isn’t always wrong

 After Iraq, using force is seen as inherently bad. But don’t forget cost of failing to act in Rwanda Blessing-Miles Tendi -Guardian [...]

“Whipped, Beaten, and Hung from Trees”-Libya tortures migrants

By Staff Reporter Detained Migrants, Asylum Seekers Describe Torture, Other Abuse in Detention Detainees in Libya’s al-Hamra migrant d [...]

Peter Greste says he is devastated and outraged by seven-year jail sentence

By Staff Reporter The Australian al-Jazeera journalist says he will consider all possible measures to have his conviction in Egypt overturne [...]

Yaya Touré claims Manchester City denied him time with ill brother

By Staff Reporter • Touré says he had to travel to Dubai for title celebrations • ‘Last four months the hardest of my life,’ reveal [...]

Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested

By Staff Reporter Ibrahim arrested with husband and two children at Khartoum airport one day after she was released on orders of appeal cour [...]

Sudan death sentence woman ‘freed’

By Staff Reporter Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a baby daughter in prison A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic fait [...]
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