DUBAI — Security forces prevented two suicide bombers from entering the mosque, where one blew himself up, killing four. Security forces exchanged fire with the second man and arrested him.
Articles tagged “Saudi Arabia”
(RNS) Saudi Arabia and Iran are engaged in a regionwide power struggle that is exacerbating the historic Sunni-Shiite split.
Footage of marchers shouting “down with the Al Saud” and other anti-government slogans is circulating on social media along with video clips showing shots fired at armored cars.
Iraqi Shiites marched in Baghdad and southern cities. At least two Sunni Muslim mosques were attacked and two people killed.
(RNS) Islamophobia cannot be an excuse for allowing the swell of seminaries and clerics that cherry-pick the Quran and preach hatred of Christians, Jews and other “unbelievers.”
DUBAI (Reuters) The U.S. has been increasingly outspoken about its view that Gulf Arab states should do more to aid the military campaign against ISIS.
(RNS) The Associated Press counted the deaths in Mina, Saudi Arabia, and found a total that’s three times more than Saudi officials have stated.
(RNS) The U.S has no clear ideological campaign to fight ISIS or Islamists and President Obama is ducking reality by refusing to label Islamic terrorism, said a panel of progressive Muslims.
Human Rights Watch says the poet, Ashraf Fayadh, was condemned for his writings and allegedly abandoning Islam.