Tag Archives: Islam
BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — It’s been two years since 276 girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Of those abducted, 219 remain missing. For the parents of those girls, every day is a … Continue reading
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (BP) — The effectiveness of a Supreme Court of Pakistan ruling that blasphemy laws be reformed to discourage false allegations hinges on the government’s response to the order, said a leader of the International Christian Concern watchdog group. … Continue reading
NAIROBI, Kenya (BP) — Islamists upset by a Christian-Muslim debate are suspected in the killing of a longtime evangelist in eastern Uganda who led many Muslims to Christ, sources said. The body of Samson Nfunyeku was found close to his … Continue reading
NAIROBI, Kenya (MS) – Gunmen in central Somalia on Dec. 8 killed an underground Christian who had been receiving death threats for leaving Islam, area sources said. Two unidentified, masked men shot Mursal Isse Siad, 55, outside his home in Beledweyne, … Continue reading
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) — New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen by 4 million over the last 10 years. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Egyptian-American man reportedly behind the anti-Islamic video that sparked weeks of Muslim protests worldwide was arrested and detained in Los Angeles on Sept. 27 over a federal probation violation. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.
The Pentagon is investigating whether military officials ignored complaints from senior officers about a course that was found to have inflammatory and inaccurate content about Islam. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, ordered the inquiry … Continue reading