When President Obama stepped into the State Department on May 19 to deliver his long-awaited speech on the Middle East, he did so amid fears that the Arab Spring was devolving into a Summer of Discontent.
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Christian Revolution in Indonesia: Religion Spreads
Christians Wrong About Heaven, Says Bishop
The Gospel of Glee
About 200 arrested in violence against Christians in Pakistan
Nigerian police accused over riot deaths
Police and soldiers killed at least 133 people during two days of riots between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria last year, Human Rights Watch alleged Monday. Most of the victims of violence by security forces were young Muslim men, often unarmed, the group charged in testimony before a state commission examining the riots and in a separate report.
Wave of Iraq church bombings stretches into third day
4 Baghdad churches bombed in 24 hours
Four Baghdad churches were bombed in less than 24 hours and eight civilians were wounded, officials said Sunday. Three bombs exploded outside churches Sunday afternoon, wounding the civilians, an Interior Ministry official said. The bombs detonated within a 15-minute span, between 4:30 and 4:45 p.m.