Memory of the day: United Kingdom grants Egypt partial independence in 1936

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 12:17 GMT

On August 26, many important events took place.

At least 22 killed, 47 injured in Myanmar landslide

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 10:41 GMT

Officials believe up to 100 people could still be missing.

Azhar imam urges for tolerance, coexistence in New Year

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Al Azhar grand imam Ahmed el Tayyeb wished a peaceful year for all mankind in 2018.

Rights groups say outside monitors needed for Rohingya return to Myanmar

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 01:05 GMT

Human rights groups called on Friday .

Hunger and poverty trap Rohingya trying to flee Myanmar

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 10:28 GMT

Ahead is a river they can't afford to cross, behind is hunger and hostility. So hundreds of Rohingya encamped on a black sand beach in Myanmar's Maungdaw cling.

Persecution against Rohingya unacceptable: Egypt’s amb in UN

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 11:30 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to the UN, Amr Abu Al-Atta called on the Burmese government to adopt urgent measures against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

Burma: Landmines deadly for fleeing Rohingya

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 12:50 GMT

Burmese security forces have laid landmines during attacks on villages and along the Bangladesh border.

Bangladesh pleads for UN assistance in Rohingya crisis

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina Wazed on Friday urged the UN to send an international mission to Burma to ensure Rohingya are able to return to homes in Myanmar.

Bangladesh PM says Myanmar must take back Rohingya

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 09:55 GMT

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a new call for Myanmar to take back the some 420,000 Rohingya Muslims.

UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 10:23 GMT

Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country's military.

Persecution against Rohingya has ancient roots: Egypt’s amb.

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 01:34 GMT

The unfortunate persecution of Rohingya Muslims on the hands of Buddhist in Myanmar has ancient roots, said Egypt's ambassador to Myanmar, Khalid Abdel Rahman.

Thousands of Rohingya stranded in no man's land

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 09:08 GMT

For three weeks Dil Mohammad and his family have been stranded on a thin sliver of land between Bangladesh and their native Myanmar with thousands of other Rohingya.

Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh tops 400,000

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 02:03 GMT

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the UN General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya crisis.

Rohingya refugees forced to scramble for aid in Bangladesh

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:32 GMT

Every day Sunabhan joins thousands of other Rohingya refugees by the roadside near her settlement in southern Bangladesh.

Bangladesh to build 14,000 shelters for Rohingya

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 09:15 GMT

Bangladesh will build 14,000 new shelters to house the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees camping on roadsides.

Muslim Brotherhood uses Rohingya crisis to collect donations

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 03:04 GMT

“Muslim Brotherhood is trying to exploit events in Burma to raise funds,” Egyptian cleric Khaled el-Gendy.

What are the expected scenarios for Rohingya Muslims?

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 01:29 GMT

Three different scenarios for the current crisis of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar were suggested by the latest study issued by Egypt’s Future Research Center.

Arab League denounces violations against Rohingya Muslims

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 12:52 GMT

The Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul-Gheit denounces the humanitarian violations committed against Rohingya Muslims.

Melbourne IFF to screen a documentary on the radical Burmese Monk

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 01:01 GMT

Notorious Burmese Buddhist monk, Ashin Wirathu, is the subject of a documentary to be screened at Melbourne International Film Festival.