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  • Saudi Arabia executes five men for drug possession, murder

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia executed four men for possession of hashish on Monday and another man for murder on Tuesday, local media reported, taking to 18 the number of people it has put to death in two weeks, prompting alarm from rights groups....
  • Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti denounces Iraq's Islamic State group

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the...
  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported. The...
  • British government denies report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

    (Reuters) - The British government denied on Monday a media report that it had delayed publication of an investigation into Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood because of disagreements among ministers over its findings. In April Prime Minister David Cameron asked...
  • Islamic State vows to 'break the American cross'

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, the Sunni militant group which seeks to establish a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, released a video on Tuesday that gave the strongest indication yet it might attempt to strike American targets. The video with...
  • Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government

    Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government
    Tribal leaders and clerics from Iraq's Sunni heartland offered their conditional backing on Friday for a new government that hopes to contain sectarian bloodshed and an offensive by Islamic State militants that threatens to tear the country apart. One of...
  • Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy

    One of the beautiful aspects of faith is the teaching of love, kindness and mercy. These teachings of God's benevolence toward humankind and its command for the same values for each other exist in all belief systems. Islam is no different. Muslims are...
  • Hezbollah sees Islamic State insurgents as threat to Gulf, Jordan

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Hezbollah leader described the radical Islamist movement that has seized large areas of Iraq and Syria as a growing "monster" that could threaten Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other Gulf states, according to an interview...
  • Top Saudi cleric calls for code of conduct to curb violence

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A top Saudi Muslim cleric called on Friday for a global code of conduct for leaders, scholars and young people to halt a further slide into violence and "terror" in the Middle East. The U.S.-allied kingdom has grown increasingly alarmed...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
  • With Islamic State on march, Lebanon's Christians must agree on president

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - With minorities facing death and persecution at the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Lebanon's Christians must lay aside their rivalries and agree on who should fill the vacant presidency, a leading Druze politician has...