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Amid Vatican Talks China Official Says Foreign Forces Cant Control Religion

BEIJING – Religious matters in China cannot be controlled by foreigners, Beijing’s seniormost official for religion wrote in a Communist Party journal, amid...

Israeli Troops Kill Two On Gaza Border Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

GAZA – Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators...

China Offers Turkey Moral Support Says Can Overcome Difficulties

BEIJING – China offered moral support to Turkey on Friday as Ankara reeled from a currency crisis and U.S. sanctions, saying it believed the country could overcome...

Israeli Troops Kill Two Palestinians In Gaza Border Protests Medics

GAZA – Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of other taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators...

Higher Living Costs Fees Force Many Egyptians To Drop Haj Plans

CAIRO – Mahmoud Aouni has always wanted to make the haj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, an important religious duty for all Muslims, but says...

Tunisia Says It Is Holding Passport Of Islamist Suspect Deported By Germany Pending Probe

TUNIS – Tunisia has confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard to prevent him...

Us Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

WASHINGTON – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in what it called...

Turkish Court Rejects Us Pastor Brunsons Appeal For Release Haberturk

ANKARA – A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday....

Separatist Bid Looms Over Barcelona Attack Commemoration

BARCELONA – Barcelona paid tribute on Friday to the victims of a militant rampage last year which killed 16 people, but a call from victims’ families to put...

Tunisia Says Holding Passport Of Islamist Suspect Deported By Germany Pending Probe

TUNIS – Tunisia has confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard to prevent him...