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Pakistani Christians protest after Taliban church bombings

By Anna K. Poole
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Pakistan | Attacks and counterattacks are roiling the streets of Lahore, Pakistan. Suicide bombers attacked two churches in the Christian neighborhood of Youhanabad on…

First accredited Muslim college approved in the U.S.

By James Bruce
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Higher Education | Zaytuna College became the nation’s first accredited Muslim liberal arts university earlier this month when it got initial approval from the WASC Senior…

U.S. lawmakers urge new Saudi king to embrace human rights reforms

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | Saudi Arabia has a new king, and a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers took the opportunity during his transition to power to petition him to expand freedom…

Obama’s terror talk

By D.C. Innes
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Terrorism | President Obama has always been particular about the language he uses to describe jihadists. He renamed President Bush’s “Global War on Terror” the…

Silent suffering

By Samen Feumba
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Lifestyle | Uncovering abuse at Muslim schools in Senegal

Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

The ISIS war against ‘the people of the cross’

By Jamie Dean
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ISIS | The Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State militants were family men who died for their Christian faith

Globe Trot: Ann Voskamp launches prayer campaign for persecuted Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | PERSECUTED: Author and speaker Ann Voskamp has turned her #Pray703 campaign, launched at this month’s IF: Gathering in Austin, Texas, to focus on the Copts…

Accomplices arrested in Copenhagen shootings

By Lynde Langdon
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Shooting | UPDATE: Two suspected accomplices of the gunman behind Saturday’s deadly attacks in Copenhagen were jailed for 10 days Monday as Danes mourned the two…

Globe Trot: Leaders of India, Pakistan bond over cricket

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA:Frosty relations between India and Pakistan apparently thawed this morning over cricket. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi phoned Pakistani leader…

What’s behind delayed Nigerian elections?

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Military says it can’t guarantee voters’ security amid Boko Haram attacks, but skeptics blame politics for the postponement

Chapel Hill shooter was hateful, but did he hate Muslims?

By Lynde Langdon
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Crime | The college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., is reeling from the execution-style deaths of three Muslim students Wednesday.  Funerals will be held today for…

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