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Islamic extremism fuels increase in religiously motivated terrorism

By Julia A. Seymour
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Terrorism | Four extreme Islamist groups were responsible for two-thirds of deaths in claimed terrorist attacks in 2013. Those groups were the Islamic State of Iraq and…

Muslim militants kill 28 Christians in northern Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—Twenty-eight Christians were brutally murdered Saturday morning in Mandera, a town in northern Kenya, by Muslim militants belonging to the…

Teaching hate

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | “You’ve got to be taught to hate …” —Oscar Hammerstein, South Pacific The murder on Tuesday of five people and the serious wounding of several others…

Religious minorities find a voice in Indonesia, Nepal

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Even as persecution of Christians grows in much of the world, government officials in two countries recently spoke out in favor of religious freedom for all,

Nigerian military retakes Chibok village

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | UPDATE: Nigerian military officials report they have retaken the beleaguered town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Insurgents from the…

Iran nuclear talks like bargaining with the devil

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | Having missed a July deadline for reaching an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the six world powers party to the talks—the United States,

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

Web Reads: Shoes that make a pointe

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Shoe shopping. In a series of short videos, the Royal Ballet shows how important and individual are a dancer’s pointe shoes. One video shows how cobblers…

Rights group details Boko Haram’s barbaric abuses

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Although the Nigerian government recently claimed Boko Haram would release the 219 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year, the captives have not been…

Radical turn

By Daniel James Devine
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Terrorism | What’s motivating some young Westerners to join militant Islamist groups?

House divided

By Jamie Dean
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Middle East | An American couple faces Qatari imprisonment over a tragedy in their adoptive home 

Is Islam a religion of peace?

Is Islam a religion of peace?

By Darrow Miller
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Islam | The West’s definition of ‘peace’ differs dramatically from Islam’s

The martyr’s death

By La Shawn Barber
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Persecution | “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?” (Revelation 6:10, NKJV) Only God knows the…

 
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