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Egypt’s Al-Azhar slams Israeli violations in Jerusalem

Egypt’s Al-Azhar, the highest seat of learning in the Sunni Islamic world, condemned a series of violations by Israel, including detention of Palestinians and...

Morocco denies ‘rumours’ of Netanyahu visit

The Moroccan government yesterday denied that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was planning to visit Rabat, describing the reports as “mere rumours”. Government spokesman Mustapha...

Morocco recalls envoy to Saudi Arabia for consultations

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Saudi Arabia for consultations, indicating apparent cracks in relations between the traditional Sunni Muslim allies over Yemen, Qatar...

Macron slams Egypt’s human rights record during Cairo visit

French President Emmanuel Macron says human rights in Egypt are perceived as worse now, under his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, than under former...

Number of Ethiopian refugees in Sudan rises to 1,500

The number of refugees that have arrived in Sudan from Ethiopia has reached 1,500, the Khartoum-based Al-Shuruq satellite channel reported Thursday. The channel said Ethiopian...

Militant weapons caches with Israeli, US-made munitions uncovered in Syria’s Dara’a

Syrian government forces have discovered Israeli and US-made weapons and munitions from former positions of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants in the country's southwestern province of...

Ethiopia resumes flights to Somalia after 41 years

Ethiopian Airlines resumed on Friday its flights to the Somali capital Mogadishu after a 41-year suspension. The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam, said in...

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