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Death in Churches: Targeting Christian Holidays in the Islamic World

by Raymond Ibrahim

Gatestone Institute

Last Sunday, many Christians around the world celebrated Easter, taking it for granted that they can congregate and worship in peace. Not so; in the Islamic world, where top religious officials call for the destruction of churches, Christian holidays celebrated in church are increasingly a time of death and destruction, a time of terror. Read more →

Tawriya: New Islamic Doctrine Permits ‘Creative Lying’

by Raymond Ibrahim

Stonegate Institute

Perhaps you have heard of taqiyya, the Muslim doctrine that allows lying in certain circumstances, primarily when Muslim minorities live under infidel authority. Read more →

Muslim Converts to Christianity Under Attack in Uganda

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

With only a 12% Muslim minority, and an 84% Christian majority, Uganda may not seem a hotspot of Islamic activity. Yet, in recent weeks and months, story after story of attacks on Muslim converts to Christianity have emerged, with troubling implications beyond the intrinsic level. Read more →

Christmas Under Islam: Hardly a Season to be Jolly

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

Earlier I discussed how mosques, some of which breed radicalization and serve as terrorist bases, flourish in America, while churches are increasingly targeted and destroyed in the Muslim world, especially the Middle East, the cradle of Christianity. Read more →

Nigeria’s Christmas Present: Blown Up Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York

Several churches in northern Nigeria were bombed December 25, in what has been described as “Nigeria’s blackest Christmas ever.” Read more →

Mosques Flourish While Churches Perish

Western tolerance had no mirror in the Islamic world.

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

As Muslims prepare to erect a mega-mosque near the site of the 9/11 atrocities, it is well to reflect that the sort of tolerance, or indifference, that allows them to do so, is far from reciprocated to churches in the Muslim world. Read more →

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