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Midday Roundup: Gunmen attack ‘Draw Muhammad’ event in Texas

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Backlash. Gunmen opened fire Sunday night outside an anti-Islam event in Garland, Texas. The two assailants wounded an unarmed security guard before being…

Nigeria frees more women and girls from Boko Haram

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Nigeria | Nigeria announced its military has freed 234 girls and women held captive by Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest. This latest rescue brings the total number of…

Nigerian forces free hundreds of Boko Haram captives

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Nigeria | Nigerian officials announced late today via Twitter that soldiers battling Boko Haram have rescued 200 girls and 93 women held by the Islamic militants.

Ads highlighting anti-semitism are dividing the Jewish community

By Jeff Koch
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Religion | Last week, a federal judge cleared the way for New York City buses to carry ads that say, “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah.” The…

The Armenian genocide in fiction and fact

The Armenian genocide in fiction and fact

By Marvin Olasky
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Persecution | Tomorrow is the centennial anniversary of the day Ottoman Turkish officials rounded up 250 Armenian leaders in Istanbul and began what’s now known as the…

U.S. reportedly denies visa to Chibok schoolgirl

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | One year after Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 Nigerian students, survivors struggle to find refuge

Debate over Islamic courts fuels religious tension in Tanzania

By Julia A. Seymour
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North Africa | Tanzania’s outgoing president has warned rising religious tension in his country could derail an upcoming constitutional referendum on April 30 and…

Battle ready

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Assyrian Christians and Kurds in Iraq’s north have been holding a 640-mile front against ISIS since last year. With a humanitarian crisis at their doorstep,

It’s no mystery

It’s no mystery

By Marvin Olasky
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ISIS | The Westerners who join the Islamic State have a precedent in recent history

Death toll up to 147 in Kenyan university attack

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | Islamic militant group al-Shabaab claims responsibility, emphasizes intent to kill Christians

Boko Haram abductions mar Nigerian elections

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Despite pushback from Nigerian and neighboring forces, the Islamic militants remain deadly and determined

Boko Haram terrorizes voters in Nigeria

By Mickey McLean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared off hundreds of voters, but millions more cast ballots Saturday in a closely contested…

 
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