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Be Unshaken: 1 Corinthians 15:58 (To our Muslim Brothers and Sisters as you commence Ramadan)

Dear Reader, I do not know what you are going through at the moment but one thing i do know is that whatever it is, you will come out stronger on the other side called victory. Life will throw it’s challenges at us but we will not shudder or cower …

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Couple stone to death in north Mali: official

An unmarried couple was stoned to death in public in northeast Mali by “Islamists”, local officials said on Wednesday, the first such incident since jihadist groups were driven out of the region. Jihadists seized key northern cities in Mali in March 2012, and though they were driven out by a French-led …

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Tunisia: Unesco status for Jewish pilgrimage isle

Tunisia plans to seek Unesco World Heritage status for the island of Djerba, site of Africa’s oldest synagogue and an annual Jewish pilgrimage, its culture minister said on Sunday. Speaking on the last day of the pilgrimage to the Ghriba synagogue, Mohamed Zine El-Abidine said the island was important for …

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Saudi Arabia: Man Sentenced To Death After Insulting Prophet Muhammad On Twitter

A Saudi man has been sentenced to death after insulting the prophet Muhammad on Twitter. The Saudi religious police had gotten word of Ahmad Al-Shamri’s tweets and went to his door sometime in 2014. He was accused of using social media to say disparaging things about Islam and the prophet …

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Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

The head of a wealthy Singaporean Christian church who spent $35m in congregation funds on a failed bid to promote his wife’s music career, had his jail term slashed on appeal on Friday. The case, which involved raunchy music videos featuring celebrities like rapper Wyclef Jean alongside the wife of …

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Senegal’s Touba TV blames ‘satanic trick’ for porn gaffe

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A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the “satanic trick” that led to a hardcore porn film being shown on air. Touba TV’s viewers were shocked when explicit sexual content appeared on their screens between 13:10 and 13:30 local time on Monday. The privately run …

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