Ahmed Jabari, head of the military wing of Hamas, was killed Wednesday in an air strike in Gaza by the Israeli Air Force.
For about 24 hours, members of the Coptic Church had to reckon with a group of Salafi Muslims who insisted Christians had no right to a piece of land in the Shoubra el Kheima district of northern Cairo.
The United Nations says access to contraception is a universal human right that could dramatically improve the lives of women and children in poor countries.
Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., is allowing a 45-year-old man to use the school’s women’s locker room. He’s been reportedly spotted by young girls sitting exposed in the sauna.
Muslim protesters again blocked a Protestant church from holding Sunday services in front of their place of worship in West Java, Indonesia.
Thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, demanding that sharia (Islamic law) be implemented under the country's new constitution.
A new study shows that young girls exposed to high stress levels have a greater chance of suffering anxiety or depression as teenagers.
When the new members of Congress are sworn in on Jan. 3, the new Senate will seat a Buddhist member for the first time and the House of Representatives will have its first Hindu member.
Common sense is supposed to be the genius of humanity, but lately I’m not so sure.
When others are forced to pay for protecting me against consequences I find undesirable for behaviors I’ve willingly chosen, it’s robbery.
An evangelist accused of defaming Islam was telling mourners at a funeral about the sacrifice of Christ when Muslims present took offense.
Teenagers who binge drink risk trapping their brains in permanent adolescence and lay the groundwork for alcoholism, new research shows.
According to an informal exit poll by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), more than 85 percent of American Muslim voters picked President Barack Obama in last Tuesday's election.
Nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy slammed into the northeast, more than 200,000 in the region still remain without electricity.
Tomorrow is the philosophy of fools, the subterfuge of procrastination, the day you may never have.
Two women in full Islamic head coverings assaulted and forcefully cut the hair of a Christian woman on the metro Sunday, the third such reported incident in two months, raising fears of a growing vigilante movement to punish Egyptian women for not wearing the veil in public.
What we often perceive as the biblical way is often nothing more than the worldly way dressed up in piety and justified by familiarity and personal experience.
What, exactly, happened on November 6, 2012? It’s simple. We witnessed the results of a cultural tipping point.
After a stray Syrian shell from civil strife in that country exploded on Israel's Golan Heights for the second time in recent days, the Israel Defense Forces fired a warning shot at the Syrian military on Sunday for the first time since the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
A longtime critic of the Trinity Broadcasting Network has publicly called for certain ministries to withdraw from the network's airwaves amid the latest drama surrounding the network.
- November 11, 2012 |