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Egypt commutes death of top brotherhood leader

An Egyptian court on Saturday commuted a death sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader to life in prison, in one of many trials of Islamists since their removal from power.

Egypt raises new charges against Mohammed Morsi


Judicial officials say Egypt’s state prosecutor has raised new charges against the country’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, accusing him of leaking secret documents to Qatar, an ally of the

Top Islamic authority in Egypt raps IS moniker

The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, has launched a campaign against an extremist group in Syria and Iraq, saying it is not an “Islamic State”, formerly known as the

Hosni Mubarak defends self, denies killings

Egyptian medics and Army personnel escort Hosni Mubarak from a helicopter ambulance following a hearing in his retrial. AFP

An Egyptian court said it will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak on September 27, in a session on Wednesday in which the ousted strongman passionately defended his 30-year rule.

ISIS beheads, crucifies 25 in Syria

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for humanitarian aid on the Iraq-Syria border. AP

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has crushed a pocket of resistance to its control in eastern Syria, crucifying two people and executing 23 others in the past five days, a monitoring group

Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing

The decision follows the designation of the Brotherhood as a “terrorist organisation” in December last year after Mr Morsi’s ouster

Top cleric urged to mull Brotherhood leader verdict

An Egyptian court asked the top religious authority on Thursday to reconsider his decision to reject its death sentence against the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 13 supporters on charg

Israel PM justifies ‘proportionate’ attack

Palestinian relatives of Islamic Jihad militant Shaaban al-Dahdouh, who was found under the rubble. AP

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Israel’s month-long conflict against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, in which hundreds of Palestinian civilians were killed, on Wednesday as “justified” and “propor

John Kerry, Hammond urge Hamas to accept truce

US secretary of state John Kerry spoke Thursday to his counterparts in Qatar and Turkey, which support the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as he pressed for a Gaza ceasefire.

Clashes between rival militias in Libya kill 47


Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the past 24 hours, Libya's health ministry said.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.