Religion Headlines

  • Funeral prayers held in Istanbul for slain Saudi journalist

    Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate. Khashoggi's friends, Turkish politicians and others attended Friday's funeral prayers at Istanbul's Fatih Mosque. The prayers were held "in absentia" because...

    ABC News
  • Jewish history can be used as a weapon to fight antisemitism

    We can commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht by applying its memory to improve civil society The cruel treatment of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman in Pakistan, personifies the dangerous senselessness of blasphemy. The suspected murder of the Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul has focused minds on the cruelty of the war in Yemen. Kristallnacht in Germany and Austria crystallised the pervasiveness of antisemitism. Very often it is a single horrifying event that serves...

    the Guardian
  • Indian airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter hill temple

    Thousands of protesters blocked all the exits at a southern Indian airport on Friday to stop a women's rights activist from heading to a Hindu temple to defy a centuries-old ban on the entry of women of menstruating age.

    U.S.
  • Turkey says will not link fate of U.S.-based cleric to Khashoggi

    Turkey has ruled out any deal with the United States to scale down its investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi if the U.S. expels a Muslim cleric who Ankara says was behind a failed coup two years ago.

    U.S.
  • Turkey says will not link fate of U.S.-based cleric to Khashoggi

    Turkey has ruled out any deal with the United States to scale down its investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi if the U.S. expels a Muslim cleric who Ankara says was behind a failed coup two years ago.

    IN
  • A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

    A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

    Washington Post