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10 October 2008

Sudan outrage at trouser arrests

South Sudan's government has expressed outrage after police in the capital, Juba, arrested more than 30 women for wearing tight trousers or short skirts.

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25 September 2008

Freedom of religion cost scholar much

ACU Summit speaker made transition from Muslim to Christian at risk of life

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18 September 2008

Car bomb at U.S. embassy in Yemen kills 16

de5cd60abae22a925076c0526d18283f.jpgSANAA (Reuters) - A car bomb set off a series of explosions outside the heavily fortified U.S. embassy in Yemen on Wednesday and a Yemeni security source said at least 16 people, including six attackers, were killed.

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13 September 2008

PA Muslims Persecute Christians

The Muslim Fatah-controlled authority in Judea and Samaria is encouraging a "sharp demographic shift" in Bethlehem, where the Christian population went from a 60 percent majority in

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23 July 2008


(ANSAmed) - GAZA, JULY 22 - On the computer there is a big image of Democratic candidate Barack Obama. The rooms are swarming with

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15 July 2008

Yemen: Christian arrests may herald new era of persecution

AUSTRALIA (ANS) -- On 18 June Yemeni news source Al Sahwa reported that Yemeni political security forces in Hodiada province had arrested a "missionary cell" of seven people and charged them with promoting Christianity and distributing the Bible

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27 June 2008

Jordan prosecutor charges 3 Muslim militants with plotting to attack Amman church

AMMAN, Jordan : Jordan's military prosecutor has charged three suspected militants of plotting to attack a Roman Catholic church in the Jordanian capital.

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18 May 2008

Christians fearful after bomb at Gaza school

aa99c89f04eace6d0569cc4d4cd716c1.jpgGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Assailants detonated a bomb outside a Christian school before dawn Friday, causing no injuries but further alarming the territory's tiny Christian community.

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08 May 2008

Christian man applies for asylum in Europe

Jordan (MNN) ― A Jordanian man has fled to Europe and applied for asylum there after being asked to renounce his Christian faith, according to a Voice of the Martyrs Canada report. 40-year-old Mohammad Abbad was attacked by

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25 April 2008

Convert to Christianity flees Jordan under threat to lose custody of his children

4c6d06f95b9c68477b90f10e99c4e791.jpgAMMAN, JORDAN (ANS) -- Muhammad Abbad Abd al-Qader Abbad, a 40 year old Jordanian who converted to Christianity 15 years ago, left Jordan on Friday March 28 after being charged with apostasy before the North Amman Shari'a Court.

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15 March 2008


Muslim women fear treatment of feminine conditions
Husbands threaten divorce while male gynecologists being killed

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