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Ethiopia Breaks Up Islamist Militant Cell

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian police have arrested 15 suspected militants allegedly trained by Islamist rebels in neighbouring Somalia and who were plotting attacks in Ethiopia, the country's intelligence agency said on Wednesday.

Egypt Now an Islamic State, Islamist Constitution Approved

AFRICANGLOBE - About 33 percent of all eligible voters cast their vote in Egypt's constitution referendum, head of the commission overseeing the referendum Judge Samir Abul Maati said on Tuesday.

Islamist Constitution ‘A Defeat for the Egyptian People’

AFRICANGLOBE - A majority of Egyptians backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum, that deeply polarised the country and riled a secular-leaning opposition, ruling Islamists and official media said on Sunday. The Muslim Brotherhood, from which President Mohamed Morsi hails, and the official Al-Ahram newspaper reported that about 64 percent of votes cast were in favour of the new charter

Muslim Brotherhood Unleashes Bloody Crackdown in Cairo

AFRICANGLOBE - Muslim Brotherhood (MB) forces supporting Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi are carrying out a bloody crackdown in Cairo. Amid intensifying mass protests...

Egyptians Plan ‘Last Warning March’ Against Islamist Constitution

AFRICANGLOBE - Liberal, leftist and socialist forces have called for a "Last Warning" march to Egypt's presidential palace on Tuesday against a draft constitution...

Egyptian Judges to Boycott Referendum on Islamist-Backed Constitution

AFRICANGLOBE - An influential group of Egyptian judges says it will not oversee a December 15 referendum on a new constitution, a move that...

Egyptian Protesters Pour Into Tahrir Square to Protest Against Islamist Decrees

Tens of thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in the capital and other major cities across the nation Tuesday demanding that Islamist President Mohamed Morsi...

Mali: Girl Whipped for Speaking to Men

A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Arab Islamist extremists who have taken control of northern Mali, convicted her of speaking to...

After Kismayo – What Next for Al-Shabaab and Somalia?

After a long wait, the Kenya Army finally entered the southern Somali port city of Kismayo on 28 September, following an attack by sea,...

Kenyan and Somali Troops Enter Al-Shabaab Strong Hold of Kismayo

African Union (AU) forces have launched a sea and land assault and taken control of parts of Kismayo, the last major stronghold of Somalia's...

Revolution May Happen in Sudan At Any Time Says Turabi

A revolution to oust the regime of war criminal Omer Al-Bashir could occur at any moment, said the Islamist opposition leader Hassan Al-Turabi on...

Jihadist Group Threatens to Attack Egyptian Army

An Islamist militant group operating in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula bordering with Israel warned the Egyptian army on Wednesday that an ongoing military crackdown on...

Egypt: Islamist Mohamed Mursi Dismisses Top Generals

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi made a number of explosive moves over the weekend that many observers feel was the president’s attempt to reclaim some...

Al Shabaab Should be Charged With War Crimes

Kenyan Cabinet Minister Mutula Kilonzo says Al Shabaab commanders should be charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court. Speaking at a UN conference...

Egypt’s New Islamist President Moves into Mubarak’s Office

Newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has started consultations to form a government after he was declared the winner of the June 16-17 presidential...

Sharia Law Drive Thousands Out of School in Northern Mali

Strict Sharia, or Arab religious laws, imposed by the Arab rebels controlling vast swathes of northern Mali are driving thousands of students out of...