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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…

Boko Haram uses human shields after another mass abduction

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | Almost one year after Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls in Chibok, Nigeria, the Islamic terror group abducted as many as 500 women and children to use as human…

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…

 
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