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.

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 08:48 GMT

Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between “extremists” from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured.

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.

Suu Kyi set to break silence on Rohingya crisis

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was poised Tuesday to break her silence on a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing".

At least 10,000 Bangladesh hardliners rally for Rohingya

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 10:36 GMT

Bangladesh police braced Monday as more than 10,000 Islamist hardliners marched on the Myanmar embassy to protest against the violence driving the Rohingya.

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.

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.