Religion

Bomb attack near Cairo Coptic cathedral kills at least 25

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG A bombing near the Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo has killed at least 25 people, officials say. Dozens of others were injured in the blast at St Peter’s church during a Sunday church service. The church is adjacent to St Mark’s cathedral, within the same complex. Photos and video footage showed damage to the ...

Muslim campaigner set for BRUTAL battle in High Court to gain rights from May’s government

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG AN ISLAMIC campaigner faces a brutal battle with the Government in the High Court later today as he attempts to regain Muslims’ rights to freedom of speech. Salman Butt, a Muslim issues campaigner from Slough, is seeking to have parts of the Home Office’s contentious Prevent strategy and the definition of extremism re-written because they “tarnish” ...

Norwegian PM declares migrants cannot use religion to say no to jobs

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG THE Norwegian Prime Minister has demanded migrants arriving in her country must “work to sustain a living” and “cannot say no to jobs like working in a restaurant where they serve pork or alcohol” for religious reasons. Erna Solberg said while her country is happy to accept migrants they must not expect Norway will pay them ...

Pig carcass dumped and blood smeared outside mosque as Muslims call for security crackdown

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG A TERRIFIED Muslim community has attacked “religious intolerance” and “stupid people” after a bloody pig carcass was dumped outside a local mosque. Police officials are investigating the pig dump incident as a potential hate crime. Imam Hassan Ahmed said the event was a “clear signal” to the Muslim minority community. The Islamic holy book, the Koran, forbids Muslims ...

About Donald Trump’s religion

There are only a few constitutional requirements for someone to be elected president — that they be 35 or over and a “natural-born” citizen of the United States, as well a resident in the country for at least 14 years — but there are a number of unwritten traditions that have historically shaped the office of the presidency. One of these ...

Iran hanging: Fears for child bride Zeinab Sekaanvand

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Human rights activists say a 22-year-old woman whose execution was delayed while she was pregnant could be hanged within days in Iran. Zeinab Sekaanvand was convicted of killing her husband, whom she says beat her for months. Her execution was postponed after she remarried in prison and conceived a child. Last month she gave birth to ...

Bangladesh Reports Killing 11 Militants in Raids

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG DHAKA, Bangladesh — Eleven militants were killed on Saturday in three separate raids on the outskirts of Dhaka, law enforcement officials said, in the deadliest day of a monthslong crackdown on Islamist groups. The militants were affiliated with Jama’atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh, the group the government has blamed for an attack on a Dhaka restaurant in July, ...

Philippines bomb: Davao attack blamed on Abu Sayyaf

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The Abu Sayyaf militant group was responsible for a bomb attack in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte which killed at least 14 people, the government has said. Dozens were wounded in the blast at a market in the southern city of Davao. Mr Duterte – who was in Davao at the time of ...

Turkey agrees plan for ‘Isis-free zone’ along Syrian border

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Turkey and the US have agreed on the outlines of a plan to drive Islamic State out of a strip of land along the Turkish-Syrian border, according to reports, in a landmark deal that will draw Turkey further into Syria’s civil war and looks likely to increase the intensity of the US air war against Isis. ...

Finally, The Britain’s ‘most hated man’ Anjem Choudary convicted for ISIS support

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The question is , why not long ago? Well,it has been so long for British authority to put an end and convict this notorious hate preacher who led a flag-burning demonstration outside the US embassy on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and voiced support for jihad has been convicted of inviting support for ISIS. Anjem Choudary, ...

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