Religion

Rabbis say Bahrain king wants Arab boycott of Israel to end

Sep 22, 2017

Pair of Los Angeles-based rabbis say Bahrain king recently told them he wants an end to Arab boycott of Israel

Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale

Sep 22, 2017

Students at Brigham Young University were surprised when the Mormon-owned school ended a six-decade ban on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus

US, Russian militaries hold unprecedented talks on Syria

Sep 21, 2017

The U.S. says American and Russian military leaders have met for an unprecedented, face-to-face session somewhere in the Middle East to discuss the increasing tensions around one of the remaining Islamic State strongholds in Syria

Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'

Sep 21, 2017

A group of outside experts appointed to advise Pope Francis and the Catholic Church on best practices to keep pedophiles out of the priesthood children

Swiss indict 3 over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos

Sep 21, 2017

Swiss federal prosecutors have indicted the former leader of an Islamic group and two top members in connection with propaganda videos posted on YouTube in support of al-Qaida

Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte

Sep 21, 2017

Thousands of protesters mark the anniversary of the 1972 declaration of martial law by Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody anti-drug crackdown

Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 die

Sep 21, 2017

Nine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob

Business ties complicate Muslim states' response to Rohingya

Sep 21, 2017

The muted response of the Muslim world to the exodus of Rohingya Muslims may have roots in lucrative business interests in Southeast Asia

EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-Muslims

Sep 21, 2017

A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis

Sep 21, 2017

Myanmar is trying to reassure the world about its handling of the exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh and says it is committed to resolving tensions

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