» 02/04/2015, 00.00
MIDDLE EAST - ISLAM
Al Azhar calls for the killing, crucifixion and chopping of the limbs of Islamic State terrorists
The Grand Imam of the prestigious and influential Islamic centre comes out against those who burnt alive the Jordanian pilot. Across the Arab and Muslim world, Islamist terrorists are now reviled by those who until recently supported them. UAE pulls its planes from the coalition. In Jordan, all the churches ring the bells of mourning.
21/10/2016 18:25:00 INDIA
Gujarat: 14 defendants acquitted in Muslim massacre
The court granted 11 defendants the benefit of the doubt, and found no clear evidence in the case of the three others. In all, 31 people had been convicted in connection with the death of 33 Muslims burnt to death in a house where they had sought shelter during a riot by Hindus.
03/03/2016 09:46:00 JORDAN - SYRIA
Islamic State cell routed in Irbid
The jihadists were planning attacks against civilian and military targets, to "destabilize national security." In the operation seven terrorists and a Jordanian soldier were killed, five others were injured. 13 people arrested linked in various ways to the extremist cell.
23/06/2016 11:59:00 JORDAN - IRAQ
Iraqi refugees: Daesh, exile and the desire to meet with Pope Francis
Two Christian refugees welcomed by the Jordanian Church in Amman. From a peaceful childhood, under an authoritarian but stable regime, to violent conflict and jihadist drifts. Relations with Muslims and the power of faith. With other refugees they have made a chasuble for the Pope whom they hope to meet in Krakow.
22/06/2016 09:29:00 JORDAN - SYRIA
Amman closes Syrian border after attack on refugee camp leaves six soldiers dead
A truck packed with explosives hit an army post near the Rukban refugee camp. The bomber crossed the border from Syrian territory. All movement of vehicles and people suspended. Strong condemnation of Christian leaders, who speak of "cowardly terrorist act".
27/08/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
The Queen of Jordan - in France for a number of meetings - calls for greater attention to young people in the Middle East: if they are not given jobs and opportunities they swell the ranks of Isis militias. The urgent need to create 100 thousand jobs by 2020. The global consequences.
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