Egypt's military rulers have arrested Mohammed Badie, the spiritual guide of the Muslim Brotherhood. He and two associates are to go on trial on Sunday on charges of incitement to murder.
Egypt's Foreign Ministry first snubbed then relented and met US presidential adviser - and Trump son-in-law - Jared Kushner. The US reportedly cut aid to Egypt due to human rights abuses.
Al-Azhar has opened booths in Cairo metro stations to offer guidance and counter extremism. Egyptians have welcomed the presence of the renowned Sunni Islam institution, though some are uncomfortable, reports Mat Nashed.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the murder of the country's chief prosecutor in 2015. Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb after jihadists called for attacks on judiciary.
The anger and indignation over the Myanmar army's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims is quite understandable. But beware of the propaganda machinery and avoid hasty judgments on the conflict, says Rodion Ebbighausen.
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