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  • Tension rises in Congo as election results delayed

     
    Tension rises in Congo with violence expected and election results delayed: Election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be delayed 48 hours, state television announced late Tuesday, fueling tension in a controversial election that many...
  • Congo bracing for violent protests with election results due

     
    The Democratic Republic of Congo braced Tuesday for violent protests after the scheduled release late in the day of election results that likely will usher in a new term for President Joseph Kabila....
  • Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah makes rare appearance

     
    Hezbollah leader makes rare appearance: The leader of Hezbollah struck a defiant note Tuesday, warning those “banking on change” that the militant Shiite Muslim group in Lebanon is continuing to build its military arsenal, as he made a rare...
  • Bombings targeting Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan kill at least 58

     
    Bomb blasts targeting Shiite Muslim gatherings in Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif killed at least 58 people and injured more than 180 others on Tuesday, a rare outbreak of sectarian violence in a country wracked by 10 years of war with Taliban insurgents....
  • Syria says a deal is close on Arab League monitors

     
    With the threat of more sanctions looming, Syria said Monday that it is ready to sign a deal soon with the Arab League allowing foreign observers into the country to monitor a plan aimed at ending months of deadly unrest. The Arab League said Syria has...
  • In Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's party boycotts advisory council

     
    Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Islamists, Arab Spring: In another sign of the rift between Islamists and the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces over the writing of Egypt's new constitution, the Muslim Brotherhood has decided to pull out of a civilian...
  • Jerusalem orders ramp to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa Mosque closed

     
    REPORTING FROM JERUSALEM -- Jerusalem officials have ordered a ramp leading from the Western Wall plaza up to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa mosque closed immediately, a controversial move in an area of competing religious and political claims. The Mughrabi...
  • Happy birthday, Naguib Mahfouz

     
    Dec. 11 is Naguib Mahfouz's 100th birthday. Mahfouz is the only writer from the Arab world to be awarded the Nobel literature prize. His work has been reprinted in a 20-volume set from American University in Cairo Press....
  • Florida group urges advertiser boycott of Muslim tv show

     
    Omar Sacirbey reports for the Religion News Service about a Tampa Bay Christian group that is urging advertisers to pull their commercials from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim.”: (RNS) Lowe’s, the national hardware chain, has...
  • Lowe's hit by furor in 'All-American Muslim' ad flap

     
    Lowe's has caught flak after the home-improvement giant pulled its ads for "All-American Muslim" on TLC....
  • Support grows for “All-American Muslim”

     
    More than 32,000 Americans have signed a petition calling for businesses to continue advertising on the “All-American Muslims,” a reality television that a Florida conservative Christian group has labeled as pro-Islam propaganda. Lowe's has...