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Egypt court sentences seven jihadists to death in Sinai case: sources

(Reuters) – An Egyptian court has sentenced to death seven men, including prominent Islamist militant Adel Habara, charged with killing 25 policemen last year in an attack near the border with… 77 more words

188 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death in Egypt

More than 180 supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to death in Egypt over a 2013 attack on a police station near Cairo. 140 more words


Egypt Court Sentences 188 To Death For Police Killings

An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death over charges of murdering 11 police officers in August 2013. 219 more words


Pope Francis in #ThingsThatAreNotMosques Mix-up

This week, the Pope visited the Blue Mosque in Istanbul…

…where he spent a short while in silent prayer alongside his Islamic opposite number, Istanbul’s Grand Mufti Rahmi Yaran… 36 more words


The Al Aqsa Libel: A Brief History

by Ken Levin
November 26, 2014

Repeated claims in recent weeks by Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas that Israel was attacking or otherwise threatening the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount, and Abbas’s calls for Palestinians and other Muslims to take action to defend Al Aqsa and “purify” the Temple Mount, have been a key factor in the latest spate of deadly Arab assaults on Israelis. READ MORE

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