Day: February 2, 2016

Al-Azhar University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Al-Azhar” redirects here. For other uses, see Al-Azhar (disambiguation). Al-Azhar University جامعة الأزهر (الشريف) Jāmiʻat al-Azhar (al-Sharīf) Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo Egypt Type Public Established 970~972 – madrasa 1961 – university status Religious affiliation Sunni Islam President Usama al-Abd Location Cairo, Egypt 30°02′45″N31°15′45″ECoordinates: 30°02′45″N 31°15′45″E […]

Turkey accused of buying oil from IS

BBC News © Reuters Makeshift oil refineries in Syria are obtaining crude oil from the Islamic State network   Israel’s defence minister has accused Turkey of buying oil from the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, thereby funding the militants’ activities. Speaking in Athens, Moshe Yaalon said IS had “enjoyed Turkish […]