ISLAMABAD — Two Pakistani Christians remained detained Thursday, June 25, on false charges of "blasphemy" and "robbery", advocacy groups said.
Month: June 2009
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for this weekâ€™s murder of an American teacher in the Mauritanian capital, US-based monitoring group SITE Intelligence said on Friday.
Iran's president once again on Saturday criticized the United States and President Barack Obama, accusing the latter of interference and suggesting that
The leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church failed on Friday to make good on a promise of an announcement regarding the Ark of the Covenant.
The World Bank has agreed to fund a pilot program of what could turn out to be one of the most ambitious water projects in the world â€“ the Dead Sea Canal Project, which would see the construction of waterworks 112 miles in length, connecting the Red Sea and Dead Sea.
Major educational initiative prompted by President's quoting of Islam's revealed text
New York – The 1,400-year-old Islamic custom of welcoming people fleeing persecution has had more influence on modern international refugee law than any other traditional source, according to a new study sponsored by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
A prominent Egyptian preacher has issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, approving the use of punctuation in copies of the Quran, which has sparked protests by religious scholars who say the meaning can be changed if punctuation is inserted in the wrong place.
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on June 15, an Egyptian court delivered a conflicting ruling to a Christian mother seeking custody of her twin boys. While the court granted her custody of the twins, it required that they be considered Muslims despite their own express desire to remain Christian.
Pilgrims might think twice about baptism in the brackish waters after walking in the footsteps of Jesus down to the Jordan River.