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14 min ago | Switched

ISIS Destroys Jonah's Tomb In Mosul, Iraq, As Militant Violence Continues

The militant group ISIS is continuing its rampage of holy places by destroying the tomb of Jonah, a place thought to be the burial site of the prophet believed by Abrahamic faiths to have been swallowed by a whale or fish.


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4 hrs ago |

Blasphemy against Christ is allowed since it is not the unforgivable sin

Actor Gerald "Slink" Johnson of Grand Theft Auto V fame will portray "Black Jesus" on the Adult Swim program of the Cartoon Network.


Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, V, Drama, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto V, Video Games, Religion

8 hrs ago | Nerve News

Genital mutilation against Islam sanctity: Muslim clerics

The reported order passed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant militants for girls and women in and around Mosul in Iraq was Friday condemned by Indian Muslim clerics who said that such an order is completely against Islam and has brought shame to the religion.


Related Topix: Religion, Iraq, World News, Middle East, India,

12 hrs ago | News24

.com | Wear full veil or face punishment: Islamic State

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Religion

12 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Resistance to Muslim's idea to ban the burka

Buy this photo Dr Taj Hargey, director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford holding a burka and a copy of the Quran The campaign is being led by centre founder and director Dr Taj Hargey, who believes the Islamic faith is being misinterpreted.


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15 hrs ago |

Islamic State blows up 'Jonah's tomb' in Iraq

Militants from Islamic State have destroyed the a holy site in Mosul said to be the tomb of Jonah, a major prophet who was swallowed by a whale in both Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Religion

17 hrs ago | BBC News

A country where liberal journalists risk death

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Pakistan, Asia, Activism, Religion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Woman Converts to Islam Day Before She Dies in Abu Dhabi

A woman who had stuck to her religion despite her marriage to a Muslim finally decided to convert to Islam while she was in hospital in Abu Dhabi having treatment for cancer.


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Mosul Christians' flight triggered by leaders' refusal to meet Islamists

"When they came in June and drove out the army, things became normal quickly. I didn't see any reason to flee," he said, sitting in St. Georges Syriac Catholic Church in Bartella, a dusty flyspeck Christian village less than 20 miles from Mosul.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion,

Blackburn Citizen

A 2,000 donation to Blackburn cancer information pod

THE Chasa Muslim Welfare Society has donated A 2,000 from its interest fund to Macmillan Cancer Support after having a look at the specialist cancer information pod at the Royal Blackburn Hospital .


Related Topix: Religion, Life, Charity

The Raw Story

Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope Francis in Italy

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis on Thursday after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.


Related Topix: Religion, Prison, Pope Benedict XVI, Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel

The Daily Star

JU expels 3 female students for life

Jahangirnagar University authorities have expelled its three female students for life for assaulting a junior on the campus in the name of ragging.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Islam's Merciful God: Part I

Say, " O My servants who have committed excesses against their own souls! despair not of the mercy of Allah, surely Allah forgives all sins.


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Islam's Merciful God: Part III

Nadhar bin Shaban says that I said to Abu Salma bin Abdur Rahman that tell me something that you had heard from your father that he heard from the Holy Prophet directly concerning the month of Ramadhan.


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World Magazine

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

Lawmakers on Wednesday blasted the Sudanese government for continuing to prohibit Meriam Ibrahim and her family from leaving Sudan.


Related Topix: US News, Religion, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf

Final Call

Inextricably Linked: The Nation of Islam and the Five Percenters

The historical ties between the Nation of Islam and the Five Percenters date back to the latter's very inception.


Related Topix: Religion, Hip-Hop, Mount Morris, NY

Russia Taday

Islamic group hits out at expulsion of Iraqi Christians

Christians in Mosul have been left with the choice of paying a fine, converting to Islam or fleeing their homes in order to escape death.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion

What other God is Merciful to the point of Self-Sacrifice?

Without beating around the bush, what other God than the Incarnate Judeo-Christian God, Jesus Christ , has loved us to the point of dying on the Cross? What other God has given us such powerful meaning in suffering? What other God offers hope of salvation in the Lion's Den, within the clutch of the persecutor? What other God loves us, not through ... (more)


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Egypt Today

Do I Look Muslim Enough to You?

It's not surprising that many Westerners who choose to convert to Islam decide to move to an Islamic country.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Reinforcing a culture of dishonesty in Malays: Ex-CJ - a 'dangerous and irresponsible' man

Want to know what has troubled the Malaysian judiciary all these years? Why it is the butt of jokes and why it has as much credibility as Datuk Ibrahim Ali? This is a man who shades the truth: who spews half-baked nonsense and tries to dress it up as fact.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News, Religion