sectarian violence

‘Boiling again’: Lebanon’s old Christian rivalries rear up amid crisis
Middle East

‘Boiling again’: Lebanon’s old Christian rivalries rear up amid crisis

BEIRUT (Reuters) – An old rivalry between Christian factions who fought each other in Lebanon’s 1975-1990 civil war has flared…
Al-Azhar expresses concern over violence against Muslims in India
Society

Al-Azhar expresses concern over violence against Muslims in India

Egypt’s Al-Azhar institute, the Islamic world’s top Sunni religious institution, expressed deep concern on Saturday over escalating violence in India…
Egypt sentences 3 men in absentia to prison for assaulting woman during sectarian clashes
Egypt

Egypt sentences 3 men in absentia to prison for assaulting woman during sectarian clashes

The Minya Criminal Court on Saturday sentenced three defendants in absentia to 10 years in prison for stripping the clothes…
Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property
Middle East

Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

BEIRUT (AP) — Mohammed Awwad and his fiancee, both Muslims, recently found an affordable apartment for rent online in a…
Sri Lanka detain nearly 100 in anti-Islamist swoops
World

Sri Lanka detain nearly 100 in anti-Islamist swoops

Sri Lanka’s military has detained nearly 100 suspects during four days of search operations against remnants of an Islamist group…
Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life
World

Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life

Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew Tuesday and social media off-limits after a man was killed by sword-wielding…
Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots
World

Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lanka blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms on Monday after anti-Muslim riots hit several towns in the…
Cairo court sentences two to death over Helwan Church attack
Egypt

Cairo court sentences two to death over Helwan Church attack

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced two defendants to death by hanging, two others to life imprisonment, four others to 10…
Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief
World

Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief

Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left…
Sri Lanka police arrest two in clashes as schools reopen to near-empty classes
World

Sri Lanka police arrest two in clashes as schools reopen to near-empty classes

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka/COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two…
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