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03 December 2006

Gaza women warned of immodesty

medium_3717.jpgA hitherto unknown group calling itself the Just Swords of Islam issued a warning to Palestinian women in the Gaza Strip over the weekend that they must wear the hijab or face being targeted by the group's members

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23 October 2006

More young Christian women abducted, raped in Middle East

medium_kidnapped-girls.jpg(Catholic News Australia) Young Christian women are among the preferred targets of Iraq's growing abduction problem with many being raped and some committing suicide as a result of the shock, violence and shame they experience.

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16 September 2006

Five Palestinian area churches attacked

medium_1000000000000000000100000000000000000000000000000.jpgmedium_r11878489071.jpg(news.yahoo.com)   Palestinians wielding guns and firebombs attacked five churches in the
West Bank and Gaza on Saturday, following remarks by  Pope Benedict XVI that angered many Muslims...

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12 September 2006

3 killed outside US embassy in Syria

medium_xin_17090312190524208281.jpgDAMASCUS, Syria - Islamic militants attempted to storm the US Embassy in a brazen attack Tuesday using automatic rifles, hand grenades and at least one van rigged with explosives, the government said

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05 September 2006

SAT-7 Provides a Light to the Middle East and North Africa

medium_sat7_MD.jpgCWNews.com THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (ANS) -- The Middle East and North Africa are in a state of transformation. The Church has existed in this part of the world since the time of Christ. Around 20 million Arab Christians live in this region. 11 million are Orthodox Christians, 5.4 million are

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30 December 2005

The Mayor of Bethlehem is Christian, but It’s Hamas That’s in Charge

It exalts terrorism, wants to wipe out Israel, and is threatening a tax of non-Muslim residents. Its testing ground is the city of Jesus’s birth

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