Sunni Islam

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 14th, 2013
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(BosNewsLife)– Dozens of Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, have been detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, February 13. The Christians – 46 women and six men including three church leaders – were arrested last ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 31st, 2012
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Syrian rebels beheaded a Christian man and fed his body to dogs, according to a nun who says the West is ignoring atrocities committed by Islamic extremists. The nun said taxi driver Andrei Arbashe, 38, was kidnapped after his brother was heard complaining that fighters against the ruling regime beha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2012
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Clashes on 1 December in Somalia’s central region of Galgaduud have cost the lives of 26 people. Two rival clans, disputing over the distribution of land and water, are responsible for the casualties. The clan system is Somalia’s form of social organisation, and plays an important role in the country...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 12th, 2012
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By: JTW By Büşra Şener One of the top leaders of Iraq, Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, was convicted of forming death squads and sentenced to death in absentia in a trial conducted on Sunday. On Monday, he stated his innocence and rejected the verdict of the trial. Al-Hashimi fled to Turkey af...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 16th, 2012
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by Harold Rhode By abandoning Iraq, the US administration sadly has given the Iraqi Shiites no alternative other than to look to Iran for protection. But if that new Iranian government were to be allied to the West, what difference would it make if Iraq had whatever it needed to defend itself? The Ob...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 20th, 2012
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  ROME, Italy, January 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — One year on from the start of the revolution, and a few days from the opening of the people’s assembly, Italy sends Egypt a message of solidarity on its long and arduous road to democracy. A message that reiterates t...
By benim
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Oct 10th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s top Muslim official has called for emergency talks on Monday between Muslim and Christian leaders, after a deadliest violence since president Hosni Mubarak’s fall left 24 people dead, state television said. Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb, who heads Sunni Isla...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 14th, 2011
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MANAMA, Bahrain – A Saudi-led military force crossed into Bahrain on Monday to prop up the monarchy against widening demonstrations, launching the first cross-border military operation to quell unrest since the Arab world’s rebellions began in December. Opposition groups immediately denou...
By benim
In Middle East
Jan 25th, 2011
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A Sunni supporter of outgoing prime minister Hariri stands in a street in Beirut. Photograph: Reuters Supporters of ousted Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri clashed with troops in Sunni strongholds today as his replacement took office, completing what Hariri said was a coup d’etat against him...
By benim
In Middle East
Jan 21st, 2011
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BAGHDAD – Continuing an upsurge of violence in Iraq, three bombs killed 50 Shiite pilgrims as they poured into the holy city of Karbala on Thursday ahead of a major religious commemoration. At least 150 people were injured when the bombs exploded in separate locations on the packed roads leadin...