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About 1,574,000 Muslims (3% of the Italian population) are living in Italy, the majority of which of foreign origin. They constitute 29,2% of the migrant community and only 30% are European Muslims (from Albania, Moldavia, Kosovo), whereas 52,7% are from Africa (37,8% from North Africa).[1] The...
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a ruling allowing the ban on headscarves (Hijab) at work if the employer deems it necessary. This comes after two women in Germany filed complaints after being suspended from work for wearing a headscarf.
The Grand Imam Shaykh of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, signed a joint appeal document among the religious leaders participating in the Summit of Religious Leaders for Climate Change, held on Monday in the Vatican, prior to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference.
The Egyptian government still remains silent about developments in the case of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, after an Italian court setting a session on 14th October to start the trial in the absence of four Egyptian officers accused of kidnapping and torturing Regeni in early 2016.
On Thursday, the US Treasury Department announced the imposition of sanctions against five people, three Turks and two Egyptians, for their links with Al-Qaeda [al-Qāʿida].
Maria Kicha is a Russian writer, a PhD in Law, a historian, and traveler. Apart from teaching at Russian State University of Justice, research of the Middle East is her key occupation. Even though she does not usually refer to herself as an Oriental Studies specialist, Maria is the author of three...
In recent days, a number of foreign embassies have urged the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take serious steps to address the country’s record on human rights. It was stressed that failure to do so will continue to hinder the development of relations between Egypt and other foreign...
In their statements to RT, Egyptian analysts expressed their evaluation for the departure of U.S troops from Afghanistan and its significance amid the rapid territorial gains made by the Taliban movement [Ṭālibān] in the country.
Egyptian mediation has played a pivotal role in reaching a cease-fire in Israel and Gaza, with Egypt putting all of its political weight behind the negotiations. These efforts finally culminated in the implementation of a ceasefire at dawn on Friday.
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio reinstated his country's determination to find the "truth" about the killing of researcher Giulio Regeni in Egypt. “We will never be able to retreat on a search for the truth about the barbaric murder of Guilio Regeni” Di Maio said.


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