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Iraq Christians flee with little more than clothes

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul rather than convert to Islam by a deadline imposed by extremist militants said they had to leave most of their belongings behind and gunmen stole much of what they did manage to take along. 812 more words



Some of Africa’s most notorious jihad groups, such as Boko Haram and al-Shabaab, are benefiting from an elaborate, international funding network, including large sums of money flowing from the United States. 802 more words

US News

Is Today's Explosion On A Moscow Subway Being Hushed Up?

With the shooting down of Malaysian airliner MH17 this week by Russian backed rebels, the world has a lot of questions for Russia. And while Russian television has been all over reporting on the fate of MH17 it’s apparently ignoring an explosion in a Moscow subway just a few hours ago. 147 more words

(Re)defining some labels

Some people seem to hear adjectives such as “biblical,” “fundamentalist,” “religious,” and “Christian” as synonyms.  Being interested in good word usage as I am, I do all I can, in my little corners of civilization, to combat that impression. 462 more words

Christian Living

Video purportedly shows extremist leader in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — A man purporting to be the leader of the Sunni extremist group that has declared an Islamic state in territory it controls in Iraq and Syria has made what would be his first public appearance, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq’s second-largest city, according to a video posted online Saturday. 997 more words


Chinese Muslims Prohibited from Performing Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan Practices in China's Muslim northwest

Muslims in China celebrate the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. Thousands of people crowded the Niujie Mosque in Beijing’s Muslim quarter for Eid al-Fitr, or the Fast-Breaking Festival. 797 more words