The Palestinian Authority and most of the Arab governments have not missed a chance since US Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Israel to remind us that construction of 1,600 new apartments in the Jewish neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo, as well as the renovation of an ancient synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem, would trigger a "third intifada" or, even worse, an all-out war in the Middle East -- and is the biggest threat to stability in the
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Of all Arab and Islamic countries,
Although Saudi authorities allow Christians to enter the country as temporary workers, they don't permit them to practice their faith. Items and articles belonging to religions other than Islam are prohibited. Conversion by a Muslim to another religion is considered apostasy, a crime punishable by death.
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In Cairo earlier this week, a court postponed the trial of three Egyptian Muslims accused of murdering six Coptic Christians and a police officer in southern Egypt last January. The murderers sprayed worshippers with bullets as they emerged from services on the eve of the Coptic Orthodox Christmas in the
Earlier this month, more than 200 villagers, most of them Christians, were slaughtered by Muslims in a Nigerian town called Jos. The perpetrators were reported to have set homes on fire and slashed peoplke with knives and machetes.
Earlier this month, more than 200 villagers, most of them Christians, were slaughtered by Muslims in a Nigerian a town called Jos. The perpetrators were reported to have set homes on fire and slashed people with knives and machetes.
The Egyptians and Jordanian authorities who in the past few days denounced
Many newspaper readers and TV viewers in the US, Canada and Europe by now know where Ramat Shlomo is, although many Jews and Arabs had not heard about this relatively small and neighborhood until the announcement that was made during Biden's visit.
Ironically, the protests that followed have thus far led to a fresh wave of violence in
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