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Egypt: Sinai bombing kills six policemen

BBC News: Six Egyptian policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula, the Egyptian interior ministry says. READ MORE…  …

Obama ‘to pledge troops for Ebola’

BBC News: US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. It is understood…

Ghana: Muslims Urged To Put Their Faith Above Any Other Thing

Source: spyghana.com Let us desire to show our devotion to Allah first, for our time on this earth is short and let us feel the urgency to win Allah’s pleasures by…

Uganda police seize ‘explosives from al-Shabab cell’

Police in Uganda say they have seized large amounts of explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants. Authorities said the terrorist cell was planning to carry out imminent attacks in…

To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms

Source: The Daily Beast Last week’s counter-terrorism conference in Jeddah can be summed up in two words: lost opportunity. Why? None of the participants were representative of an independent, democratic…

Islamic State: John Kerry in Egypt for coalition talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Egypt amid US attempts to form a broad coalition to tackle Islamic State (IS) militants. Mr Kerry will meet Arab League…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Prays for Nigeria as Boko Haram Intensifies Attack in North-East

Source: starconnectmedia.com September 12, 2014 – International Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community Hazrat Masroor Ahmad has prayed for peace and tranquility in Nigeria as the nation faces growing terrorist attacks…

Oscar Pistorius: A lesson in how fame can have disastrous consequences The people of South Africa have lost a national hero, and world sport has lost an inspiration

BY CHRIS MAUME, THE INDEPENDENT Oscar Pistorius was not the first in his family to sleep with a gun close to hand. His parents divorced when he was six, and…

Boko Haram continues its ascent as the world looks away

The Guardian: For a while it took centre stage in the world’s gaze but five months on the kidnapping of schoolgirls by Islamist militants Boko Haram is not even top…

Islamic finance: Searching for Sukuk

African governments are looking to sharia-compliant financial markets to attract investment from the Middle East. The trend is just gathering strength, and experts expect more funds to flow into infrastructure…

Nigeria’s Boko Haram puts Maiduguri under ‘siege’

BBC News: Nigeria’s militant Islamists have “completely surrounded” Maiduguri, the main city in north-eastern Borno state, traditional elders have warned. The military needed to “fortify” the city, which had a…

Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola

Epigraph: Whoso saved a life of one, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind.  (Al Quran 5:33) By Jacque Wilson and Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) – The Bill and…

Gambia’s President Jammeh asked to reject anti-gay law

Leading rights groups have called on Gambian President Yahya Jammeh not to approve tough new anti-gay legislation. Homosexual acts are already illegal in The Gambia, but MPs passed a bill…

Ebola outbreak ‘threatens Liberia’s national existence’

Liberia is facing a “serious threat” to its national existence as the deadly Ebola virus “spreads like wildfire” there, its defence minister says. Brownie Samukai told the UN Security Council…

Israel illegally coerces Africa migrants to leave — HRW

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israel has illegally coerced almost 7,000 African migrants into returning to their home countries, where some face persecution, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. “Israel’s convoluted legal rules…

Africa Union troops ‘raped’ girls in Mogadishu, Somalia

African Union (AU) troops raped women and girls seeking medical aid or water from their bases in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, a rights group says. The troops had “misused” their power…

Ebola crisis: Liberia ‘faces huge surge’ says WHO

Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with thousands of new cases expected in the next three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Conventional methods to control the outbreak were…

Arab meet vows all-out efforts to crush IS terror

CAIRO: Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State and cooperate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have…

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