The Pope visits Egypt today, three weeks after the Palm Sunday bombings. But disillusionment is growing among Egypt's long-persecuted Coptic community, says Jo Schietti.
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.
Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged "extremism" that monitors say restricts fundamental rights.
Robert Menard, the mayor of a southern French town said there were too many Muslim children at the schools in his town and that there were limits to tolerance.
Hana Mansour-Khatib's appointment as Israel's first hijabi judge may sound like a civil rights triumph, but it is not, writes Gehad Quisay.
Here's a lesson in integration: pick on one religion and revolve your policies around the discrimination of that group, because that's the way to bring communities together, right UKIP?
Millions of Christians are celebrating Easter across the Middle East, where many struggle to maintain their ancient communities amid conflict, persecution, and political instability.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledges to hunt down the perpetrators of last week's twin church bombings during a visit with Coptic Pope Tawadros II on Thursday.
Pope Francis will go ahead with a planned visit to Egypt this month despite the deadly bombings of two Coptic churches which killed 44 people.
A hardline ally of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has announced his intention to run in the May presidential elections against the current President Hassan Rouhani.