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Violence erupts following Saudi demolition of historic Shia homes

27 June, 2017

Clashes have erupted between Saudi security forces and Shia gunmen after the demolition of centuries-old homes in the Shia town of al-Awamiya.

Mosul's destroyed Grand Nuri Mosque: Perfect for IS propaganda

22 June, 2017

Comment: The symbolism of the destruction of the Grand Nuri Mosque in Mosul will act as a lightning rod for extremists to reinvigorate the simmering sectarian war, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

18 June, 2017

Palestinian authorities refuted an Islamic State statement claiming responsibility for an attack that left an Israeli policewoman dead in Jerusalem, officials said on Saturday.

Israel closes Jerusalem to Palestinians following deadly attack

17 June, 2017

Israeli authorities have rescinded 250,000 permits for Palestinians to enter Jerusalem after an Israeli border policewoman was killed on Friday by three attackers.

Saudi Arabia officer killed by grenade in Qatif province

12 June, 2017

Protests against the demolition of the old town of Awamiyah, the hometown of Shia cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, have led to the deaths of several Saudi police officers.

Roadside bomb in restive Saudi town injures two policemen

30 May, 2017

The security agents were protecting demolition workers who are demolishing the town's old quarter, despite fierce opposition from the local Shia-majority community.

Saudi soldier killed as eastern province unrest continues

16 May, 2017

Controversial reconstruction plans in the Shia majority town of Awamiya in Saudi Arabia's Qatif province have met with armed opposition from local Shia militans, with reports of rising death-tolls.

Sudan 'bulldozes Christian church and arrests two pastors'

09 May, 2017

The church is the first on a list of 27 that authorities have earmarked for demolition, despite government claims they will not persecute the country's Christians.

Israel escalates Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

06 May, 2017

Israeli authorities have escalated the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, destroying over 66 housing units during the first four months of 2017.

Coptic Christians – Egypt's forsaken community

27 April, 2017

The latest attacks on Egyptian Copts was shocking, but hardly new. Copts face discrimination daily from their fellow countrymen and from the regime that granted them equality in the constitution.

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