Showing posts with label Religions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Religions. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Israël suspend les actions ayant conduit les Eglises à fermer le Saint-Sépulcre

le Saint-Sépulcre
Le gouvernement israélien a annoncé mardi la suspension des actions fiscales et législatives ayant conduit les Eglises à la décision exceptionnelle de fermer le Saint-Sépulcre, lieu le plus saint du christianisme à Jérusalem.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Holiest church in Christianity closed in Israel tax dispute

Holiest church in Christianity closed
Christian leaders took the rare step Sunday of closing Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built where tradition holds Jesus was buried, in protest at Israeli tax measures and a proposed property law.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Israel denies 'summoning' Turkish ambassador

The Israeli Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denied reports that it had “summoned” Turkey’s ambassador to Tel Aviv over recent remarks about Jerusalem by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

EU Court rules private companies banning religious attire not discriminatory

The European Court of Justice on Tuesday ruled that it was not discriminatory for private companies to ban their employees from wearing anything with religious, political or philosophical meaning.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Diplomatic Language Ethos: UK's Boris Johnson slapped down over Saudi 'proxy wars' comment

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was not setting out government policy when he said Saudi Arabia and Iran were stoking proxy wars across the Middle East, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.

Quand Boris Johnson fustige les «guerres par procuration» de son allié saoudien

Une nouvelle boulette à ajouter à la collection de l’impétueux Boris Johnson. Après avoir longtemps défendu Riyad, l’un des meilleurs alliés de Londres, voilà qu’il dénonce son instrumentalisation de l'islam à des fins politiques.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Dhaka attackers followed controversial Indian Islamic preacher

Two of the five Bangladeshi militants who hacked to death 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone used to follow three controversial Islamists, including Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Nayek.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Erdogan suggests Muslim cooperation against terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday proposed a body within the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to solidify and institutionalize cooperation against terrorism.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Iraq blames Iran for border chaos ahead of major Shiite ritual

Iraq on Monday blamed Iran for chaos on border as thousands of foreign pilgrims stormed the fences and wounded border guards to illegally enter the country for a major Shiite ritual.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Myth of Russia helping Greece falls apart

Religious affinity through the Orthodox Church, and recent high-profile visits by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Moscow and St. Petersburg have cultivated among many Greeks, from voters to some in government, the dream that their Russian brothers will come to the rescue should relations with Europe fall apart, according to Paul Sonne and Matina Stevis reporting for The Wall Street Journal.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Obama calls for reckoning on gun violence after South Carolina hate crime shooting

US President Barack Obama on Thursday expressed anger over a black church massacre in the southeastern US city of Charleston and said the country has to face the fact that rampant gun violence only happens in the United States.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Chinese FM slams US international religious freedom report

China has lodged a complaint to the United States after an annual religious freedom report, issued by a US government commission, put China on the list of "countries of particular concern" again, China's foreign ministry said Monday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

ISIL seizes strategic bridge in Iraq's Anbar

Reports say fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have seized a strategic bridge between the cities of Baghdadi and Haditha in the western Anbar province, killing more than 20 Iraqi soldiers.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Wahhabism, western double standards behind ISIL's rise (HRW)

 Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch (HRW), has said that Wahhabism and western "double standards" were behind the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and other militant groups in the region in 2014...

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