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Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most Conservative
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Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most Conservative

A recent survey of 7 Muslim-majority Middle Eastern countries has revealed conflicting viewpoints in Saudi Arabia, a country that doesn’t let women drive and is often considered one of the most repressive nations in terms of women’s rights.   While nearly 2 out of 3 in Saudi Arabia think women […]

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Gunmen Attack Church in Libya’s Benghazi

Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian Coptic church in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, assaulting two priests, the Libyan foreign ministry said Sunday, days after dozens of Egyptian Christians suspected of proselytizing were arrested.   The Libyan foreign ministry said it “strongly condemned Thursday’s attack on the Egyptian church… and the […]

Muslim world must retaliate against Israel for Gaza
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Muslim world must retaliate against Israel for Gaza

Islamic countries must close ranks and respond to Israel’s deadly attacks on the Gaza Strip, Iran’s Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Saturday.   “Putting an end to the Zionist (Israeli) regime’s crimes is only possible through a united, revolutionary retaliation by the Muslim world,” Vahidi said in remarks carried […]

Obama Twitter Impersonator Captures Attention of Muslim World
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Obama Twitter Impersonator Captures Attention of Muslim World

Marking President Barack Obama’s re-election victory, an Arab parody Twitter account tweeted that the president will be slaughtering a sheep as ‘sacrifice’ in celebration of his recent triumph, Al-Arabiya News reported.   The Twitter presidential impersonator, who has requested to remain anonymous, announced, upon first hearing the election results, “All […]