Jumu’ah

By IndepthAfrica
In Tanzania
Nov 2nd, 2012
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Muslim protesters clashed with police in Tanzania’s commercial capital on Friday during a protest over the arrest of a hardline Islamic cleric, witnesses said. Police fired tear gas and at least 30 people were arrested. Similar demonstrations have erupted sporadically over the last few weeks, r...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 14th, 2012
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[View the story "Anti-Islam film protests - Live Blog" on Storify] Anti-Islam film protests – Live Blog US embassies attacked as anti-Islam film protests widen Storified by Indepth Africa · Fri, Sep 14 2012 17:07:30...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 10th, 2011
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Rebel fighters in western Libya faced sustained artillery and rocket bombardment by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi for the fifth straight day on Saturday. The attacks came after the Libyan leader staged shows of support in key cities in his area of control and threatened to strike his enemies at hom...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 28th, 2011
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Cairo – “The people want the fall of the regime,” thousands of angry Egyptians chanted on Friday as they flooded out of mosques and into Cairo’s streets to join mass protests hounded by riot police in black. The end of the weekly Friday prayers sounded like the starting gun in...
By benim
In Hottest News
Jan 28th, 2011
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Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and killed the dominant governorship candidate in a northeast Nigeria state and six others on Friday, throwing a region already under attack by a radical Muslim sect into a panic. Meanwhile, authorities say as many as 13 people died in renewed violence between Christians...
By benim
In News
Jan 28th, 2011
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A candidate for governor in the north-eastern Nigerian state of Borno has been shot dead, officials say. Modu Fannami Gubio and at least four other people, including a 10-year-old child, were killed by men on motorbikes after Friday prayers in Maiduguri city. Mr Gubio was the candidate for the opposi...
By benim
In News
Jan 28th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s national carrier says it has suspended its flights from Cairo for 12 hours. EgyptAir’s announcement follows a government-imposed curfew from 18:00 to 07:00. in response to widespread demonstrations and rioting that engulfed the Egyptian capital after Friday prayers. ...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 8th, 2011
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Algiers – Two men were killed and at least another 20 people injured in riots in Algeria linked to the rising costs of food and unemployment, a newspaper and rescue services said Saturday. Azzedine Lebza,18, was the first reported fatality in the unrest on Friday when he was hit by a police bul...
By benim
In Asia
Nov 5th, 2010
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At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan, according to officials. Local official Shahid Ullah says at least 80 others were wounded. The bomber may have been targeting an anti-Taliban activist when he attacked the Sunni mosque in Darra Adam Khel, about...