Rasa - Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have buried 42 of their fellow members that have been killed by the Nigerian army during peaceful protests in the capital Abuja over the past two days.
Rasa - Nigeria's military has opened fire on hundreds of Muslim protesters calling for the release of imprisoned cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who is still in prison despite a 2016 high court ruling ordering his unconditional freedom.
Rasa - At least 10 people have been killed in a fresh raid by Nigerian security forces on members of the country’s Shia Muslim community.
Rasa - Algerian authorities published a document called "The duties of employees and public servants in dress codes," that forbids women from wearing full-face veils, or niqabs at work.
Rasa - An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death, including senior leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, over a 2013 sit-in protest in Cairo that ended with the killing of hundreds of protesters.
Rasa - A court in Egypt has sentenced the chairman of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other senior leaders of the movement to life in prison over charges of alleged incitement to murder and violence during protest rallies five years ago.
Rasa - A top Nigerian court has cleared dozens of the followers of prominent cleric Ibrahim al-Zakzaky of criminal charges, raising hopes for the release of the cleric himself, who has been held captive for almost three years by the Abuja government.
Rasa - An Egyptian criminal court has referred the cases of 75 people, including senior outlawed Muslim Brotherhood figures, who have already received death sentences over allegedly committing security-related offences to the country’s top religious authority for final consultation.
Rasa - Egypt has condemned as racist a law recently adopted by the Israeli parliament that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” warning that the legislation undermines peace efforts in the region.