The murder – the sixth in less than a month – comes after ISIS promised to step up its attacks Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month’s time in the restive region. The officials said on Friday that
The suspect belonged to a terrorist cell funded by exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders The young man suspected of blowing himself up inside a Cairo chapel during Sunday Mass, killing at least 24 people, had been arrested and beaten by police two years ago after allegedly taking part in an Islamist demonstration, his lawyer has said.
Protesters in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta called for the governor to be arrested Tens of thousands of hardline Muslims marched on Friday on the centre of the Indonesian capital to demand the arrest of its minority-Christian governor for alleged blasphemy. Fearing violence, police put on a show of force supported by soldiers and public
Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the attack on the Bishaaro Guest House Islamic extremist gunmen from neighbouring Somalia killed 12 people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya’s northern Mandera County, an official said on Tuesday. Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the early-morning attack on the Bishaaro Guest House, saying its fighters targeted Christians,
Iraq’s prime minister announced the start of the operations, backed by US-led coalition air and ground support, on state television Columns of Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by US-led airstrikes slowly advanced on Mosul from several directions on Monday, launching a long-awaited operation to retake Iraq’s second largest city from ISIS group. As airstrikes sent plumes
The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel, the French priest killed by two Islamist terrorists in July. The murder took place on July 26 in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray as Fr Hamel, 85, was celebrating Mass. According to Rome Reports, the
Fr. Piero Arolari was shot on his bicycle on his way to a parish in Northern Bangladesh. Witnesses attested that the three shooters approached the Priest from behind using a motorbike to approach him as he pedaled his bicycle before shooting at the priest. The assailants fled after the attack. Fr Piero Arolari, 57, suffered bullet wounds to