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Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority

An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority

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Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Chris...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group's top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Judge sentences man to death for used car lot slayings CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to death for the slayings of a couple at their Cleveland used car dealership. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOHR...
00:00, 05/22/2019

China sentences second Canadian to death A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tue...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Stat...
23:16, 05/26/2019

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of Fre...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave a...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Iran sentences Tehran's ex-mayor to death The reformist politician had confessed to fatally shooting his second wife and leaving her body in a bathtub. The victim's family called for "eye for ...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Iraqi court sentences one French man and one Tunisian to death An Iraqi court sentenced two men, a French citizen and a Tunisian, to death on Wednesday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, a prosecu...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State gr...
12:32, 06/02/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beiji...
10:00, 04/30/2019

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway. The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the gov...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bod...
13:32, 07/02/2019

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian se...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the ...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and sp...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month in which to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Isl...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecu...
10:16, 05/21/2019

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British back...
23:16, 08/29/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's stri...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for ‘94 Hasina attack A court in Bangladesh has sentenced nine opposition activists to death and 25 others to life in prison for an attack on a train carrying political lea...
06:48, 07/04/2019

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran on Monday trumpeted the issuing of death sentences to several members of what it claims is a CIA spy ring that had been embedded in "sensitive" d...
13:32, 07/22/2019

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kil...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is cond...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death afte...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
14:48, 08/30/2019

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationa...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Amnesty: Egypt should investigate death of inmate Rights group Amnesty International is urging Egyptian authorities to carry out an impartial investigation into the death of an inmate at Egypt’s most ...
09:32, 08/24/2019

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Mor...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo co...
11:16, 06/19/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed insi...
12:00, 06/19/2019

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Moham...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian pre...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi a...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Egypt upholds death penalty for 13 on terror charges CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for 13 people convicted of terror charges over attacks in the capital in w...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Media group says Egypt suppressed coverage of Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — A media advocacy group says Egypt has suppressed media coverage of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi in a Cairo courtroom this...
18:32, 06/22/2019

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohamed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a da...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Morsi's Death in Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Back in Focus Ex-President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in Egypt and beyond hope his death becomes a turning point that spurs the movement to reorganize, but the now...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death The country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was buried at dawn in a furtive and closely guarded ceremony. Reporters were barr...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Egypt’s Ousted President Mohammed Morsi Is Quietly Buried After Sudden Courtroom Death (CAIRO) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday...
13:16, 06/18/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released ...
20:16, 04/29/2019

Statue of Liberty inscription refers to Europeans, Trump official says The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services says the inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is abo...
08:00, 08/14/2019

Farrah Abraham Mistakenly Refers to 9/11 as ''7-Eleven'' in Anniversary Tribute Farrah Abraham's latest YouTube video is drawing backlash for an unfortunate reason. The former Teen Mom star had good intentions when she brought he...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Louis Farrakhan denies antisemitism – then refers to 'Satanic Jews' Nation of Islam leader speaks in Chicago after Facebook banChristian and Jewish leaders in city condemn invitationIn a speech denying allegations of a...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Pres. Trump mistakenly refers to Toledo after Dayton shooting President Donald Trump misspoke and addressed the people of Toledo instead of Dayton, Ohio where a mass shooting left 9 dead.     ...
00:48, 08/06/2019

House intelligence refers Erik Prince to Justice Department for probe The House intelligence committee on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into security contractor Erik Prince over alleg...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecutio...
00:00, 09/15/2019

NPR reporter refers to Barr summary in same terms as FDR describing attack on Pearl Harbor The Department of Justice reporter for NPR referred to the date of Attorney General Barr's summary of the Mueller report as "a date that will live ......
20:32, 05/06/2019

Fury as Trump official says poem on Statue of Liberty refers to 'people from Europe' USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli condemned over poem commentsFamed inscription welcomed millions of immigrants to AmericaKen Cuccinelli, the acting director ...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Georgia’s controversial ‘heartbeat’ bill, refers to it as ‘backdoor ban’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., ripped the recent “heartbeat” bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Tuesday morning, calling it “a ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Missouri attorney general refers 12 cases of alleged Catholic clergy sex abuse for prosecution Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday said he is referring 12 cases of alleged sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy to local auth...
22:48, 09/13/2019

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of W...
18:16, 06/13/2019

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netany...
04:16, 09/09/2019

AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, ...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Ken Cuccinelli: Trump ally sparks outrage for saying famous Statue of Liberty immigration poem refers to 'people from Europe' The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services has sparked outrage after saying the famous inscription enshrined on the Statue of Libe...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Congress can act to reclaim trade authority once and for all Capitol Hill is focused on negotiations over the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but there’s another discussion about trade policy that’s happe...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Loot boxes are ‘not gambling’ says UK authority – here’s why that’s a problem It’s hard to even utter the term ‘loot boxes’ without accompanying the words with a despairing sigh. It’s the plague of ga...
20:32, 07/24/2019

UPS Seeks Authority for Commercial Drone Flights The parcel carrier said it had applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for certification of drone flights through the company’s recently formed...
18:32, 07/24/2019

Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, b...
05:48, 06/20/2019

NordVPN advert about public Wi-Fi was a byte too far argues UK ad authority Popular VPN company, NordVPN, has been criticised by the regulator for UK’s advertising industry, ASA, for producing an advert that it says, ex...
17:16, 05/02/2019

Port Authority workers rescue cat from Lincoln Tunnel A frightened kitten was rescued from the Lincoln Tunnel catwalk early Wednesday morning, according to reports. Port Authority workers Maeghan Grant an...
02:48, 08/29/2019

Woman slashed in face by stranger near Port Authority A New Jersey woman needed 10 stitches after she was slashed in the face by a stranger near Port Authority Bus Terminal, police said Thursday. The 23-y...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal: authority The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority's...
22:32, 08/16/2019

10% Fall In H-1B Visa Approvals In 2018, Says Issuing Authority In US The year 2018 registered a sharp 10 per cent decline in the approval of H-1B visa, which is popular among highly-skilled Indian IT professionals, acco...
09:00, 06/05/2019

UAE’s aviation authority says timing of lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban still unknown The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation authority said on Thursday it is unable to specify when the ban on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX will be lifted...
14:00, 05/09/2019

UAE aviation authority not optimistic Boeing 737 MAX will return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operati...
10:00, 09/15/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian soci...
02:00, 08/20/2019

UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse The U.N. political chief is warning that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk “of a financial collapse of the Palestinian A...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela claims 5,287 killed last year were 'resisting authority' A United Nations report released Thursday claims the incidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the security forces in Venezuela in the context o...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Bernal stamps his authority on Tour de France, set to win title Egan Bernal looked set to become the first Colombian rider to win the Tour de France after claiming the lead – and the Team Ineos leadership -- in dra...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Supreme Court: Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued over its commercial activity. But it left a lower ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb ou...
06:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congr...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Maduro Moves to Reassert Authority, Arrest Opposition Leaders Venezuela’s government began cracking down on those it accused of planning a military uprising to oust autocrat Nicolás Maduro, ordering the arrest of...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died ...
23:32, 05/14/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapo...
23:00, 05/24/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congr...
08:16, 06/12/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the coun...
10:32, 05/14/2019

EESL And Noida Authority Sign MoU For 100 EV Charging Points For In The City Hundred charging stations for electric vehicles will come up soon in the city, with the Noida Authority on Thursday entering into a pact with EESL for...
18:32, 07/25/2019

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from ju...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Two women with IS ties, six children repatriated to U.S from Syria: Kurdish-led authority Two women with Islamic State ties and six children were repatriated to the United States from northeast Syria, Kurdish-led authorities said on Wednesd...
12:16, 06/05/2019

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given ...
08:48, 06/22/2019

Israeli court blames Palestinian Authority for past attacks An Israeli court has found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization responsible for deadly attacks against Israelis and Jew...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Maryland racing authority seeks to dismiss Baltimore lawsuit Maryland's horse racing authority moves to dismiss a lawsuit filed by city of Baltimore that seeks to condemn and confiscate the Preakness Stakes...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on I...
22:32, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins: authority Flight check-in services have been suspended at Hong Kong's international airport, the airport authority said on Tuesday, citing disruptions caused by...
13:16, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins -authority Flight check-in services have been suspended at Hong Kong's international airport, the airport authority said on Tuesday, citing disruptions caused by...
12:48, 08/13/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Ch...
22:32, 05/06/2019

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
20:16, 08/09/2019

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened ...
20:00, 08/19/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental p...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Puerto Rico announces deal to restructure power authority debt Puerto Rico’s power utility struck a deal with a group of creditors that seeks to allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to restructure more than $8 bil...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Ethics report says UNRWA figures abused authority for private gain A leaked internal ethics report within the United Nations' Palestinian relief agency accuses some members of its senior management team of abusing the...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference: Haaretz The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, Israel's Haaretz ...
18:32, 06/29/2019

Port Authority eyes big hike of tolls and fares at bridges, tunnels Don’t forget to pack your wallet. The Port Authority on Tuesday announced plans to hike its AirTrain fares, increase bridge and tunnel tolls, an...
04:16, 06/26/2019

Trump Believes He Has Authority To Demote Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Report US President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an ...
02:16, 07/19/2019

U.N. Palestinian Refugee Agency Engaged in ‘Abuses of Authority,’ Report Claims (UNITED NATIONS) — A confidential report by the ethics office of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees claims its top management including Co...
10:16, 07/30/2019

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaur...
04:32, 07/11/2019

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunc...
04:00, 06/23/2019

Supreme Court rules federal judges have no authority in gerrymandering cases The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, ruled that federal courts cannot block partisan gerrymandering. “We conclude that partisan gerrymand...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Castro vows to 'maximize executive authority' to pass gun control if elected Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro outlined what he would do about gun control if elected president, in the wake of a shooti...
21:32, 09/01/2019

Port Authority reveals options to overhaul Times Square bus terminal A plan may finally be in the works to replace the decrepit Port Authority Bus Terminal with a new transit hub — now officials just need to decide what...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified pri...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they were...
17:16, 05/30/2019

| Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old ...
19:00, 09/05/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ec...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in ’16 shooting rampage OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has bee...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claim...
21:32, 05/31/2019

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sis...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdog...
16:48, 06/20/2019

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow...
21:16, 06/20/2019

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated w...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear...
15:00, 05/13/2019

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in j...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right presi...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Czech court sentences 3 men for trading in tiger products PRAGUE (AP) — A court in the Czech Republic has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products. T...
22:32, 06/04/2019

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-con...
05:16, 06/21/2019

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority: sources The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare th...
04:32, 09/13/2019

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority, report says President Donald Trump met with senior officials on Thursday to discuss the administration's plan to divide its August 2018 proposal to rollback Obama...
09:00, 09/13/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the forma...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
05:48, 07/23/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Trump ‘Ordered’ U.S. Businesses to Cut Ties With China. Here’s the Obscure Federal Law That Might Grant Him the Authority (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make ...
18:16, 08/26/2019

Harry Maguire exudes control and authority – exactly what Manchester United need | Jonathan Wilson The defender looks to be the right fit for Old Trafford, but the deal should have been pushed through earlier in the summerIn May, Ed Woodward asked L...
23:16, 08/05/2019

Stop Unplanned Road Building, PM's Office Tells Highway Authority: Report India's path to economic recovery faces another obstacle, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the state road builder to stop constructing highway...
06:48, 08/30/2019

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry A UK judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institut...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetu...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions i...
14:32, 09/06/2019

Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes President Trump's two Supreme Court picks squared off with opposing opinions in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on cert...
22:16, 06/24/2019

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet interna...
19:32, 05/29/2019

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for or...
20:00, 09/02/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Wes...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed milit...
19:16, 06/20/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Pet...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes i...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's histor...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Judge sentences Russian operative Maria Butina to 18 months A federal judge on Friday sentenced Maria Butina, a Russian operative who infiltrated various conservative political groups in the United States, to 1...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended pr...
15:48, 09/04/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months’ imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men con...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the count...
16:16, 07/14/2019

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim no...
16:32, 06/10/2019

Court grants Ramos Padilla authority to continue investigation into alleged illegal espionage Judge Alejo Ramos Padilla's control over the case had been questioned, at least legally, on the grounds his court did not have the jurisdiction to inv...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investor Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 real estate development in California, the Qatari so...
03:16, 07/02/2019

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more tha...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead o...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Al...
13:16, 07/08/2019

Delhi Court Sentences Official To 4 Years In Jail For Demanding Bribe A Delhi court has sentenced an official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to four years in jail for demanding bribe from his colleague to gr...
18:32, 06/27/2019

Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar CHICAGO (AP) — Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar....
22:48, 05/06/2019

UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday jailed six Lebanese men, four of them for life, for setting up a terrorist cell with links to Lebanon's Hezbolla...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths o...
19:00, 09/11/2019

Turkish court hands 53 life sentences to car bomb planner: Anadolu A Turkish court on Monday handed down 53 life sentences without parole to a man who authorities said planned a 2013 bomb attack near the Syrian border...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Trump commutes prison sentences of non-violent offenders after bipartisan urging The White House announced Monday that President Trump commuted the sentence of Ted Suhl and Ronen Nahmani, two men who had been serving lengthy prison...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive aga...
22:48, 05/06/2019

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António G...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making b...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-da...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Trump comes through on religious liberty yet again On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued its “final conscience rule that protects individuals and healt...
20:48, 05/03/2019

China sentences online activist to 12 years in prison for allegedly leaking secrets A Chinese activist whose website reports the stories of people alleging government abuses was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison on the charge of ...
20:48, 07/29/2019

Iran sentences Iranian-British dual national to 10 years on spying charges: TV Iran's judiciary has sentenced British-Iranian dual national Anousheh Ashouri to 10 years jail on spying charges, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesday...
14:48, 08/27/2019

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, kil...
06:32, 09/07/2019

Killer gets two life sentences in kidnap-slay of Bronx body shop owner The family of a murdered Bronx auto body shop owner who was cooperating with authorities against drug dealers confronted one of his killers in court T...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct inter...
21:32, 05/02/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investment trust Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 million real estate development in Californi...
03:16, 07/02/2019

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Who Was Zoroaster and How Did He Gain Religious Followers? Zoroaster was a prophet of ancient Persia, whose teachings laid the foundation for the religion known as Zoroastrianism, which largely dominated the l...
11:17, 08/14/2019

‘I prefer non-religious’: why so few US politicians come out as atheists Non-believers remain few and far between in US politics, with atheism bringing ‘the notion of being anti-religion’, the California representative Jare...
10:16, 08/03/2019

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my de...
06:16, 08/22/2019

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last y...
10:48, 08/23/2019

Cyprus court sentences Army officer to seven life terms for killing foreign women, children The Cyprus army captain that pleaded guilty to killing seven foreign women and girls over the course of nearly 3 years was sentenced Monday to seven l...
08:48, 06/26/2019

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life se...
05:48, 08/21/2019

Cyprus serial killings: Army captain handed seven life sentences for kidnapping and murdering seven women An army captain has been sentenced to seven life terms in prison after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and murdering seven foreign women and girls in ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades. ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:3...
23:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" w...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Why religious movies like ‘Breakthrough’ are attracting non-believers In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentle...
19:00, 05/18/2019

PM A Religious Man, Don't See Problem In His Kedarnath Visit: KC Tyagi Amid criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples in Uttarakhand, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi assert...
04:48, 05/20/2019

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting ro...
14:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and h...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area ai...
20:48, 09/04/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildin...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Rani...
12:32, 05/04/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not...
21:48, 04/29/2019

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, officials...
23:32, 09/10/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads wi...
20:48, 05/11/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut's attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children ...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning ...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants ...
01:32, 05/14/2019

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religiou...
20:32, 06/11/2019

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
05:16, 06/14/2019

Italian populist mixes religious symbols with his politics Matteo Salvini’s blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant elements of his successful bid to topple Italy’s...
19:16, 08/22/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after th...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Air Force grants first religious accommodation to Sikh airman The United States Air Force has granted a religious accommodation to a Sikh airman, making him the first active airman to wear a turban while on duty,...
10:48, 06/07/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pro...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Over 2 million Muslims make religious pilgrimage to Mecca MECCA, Saudi Arabia — More than 2 million pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Is...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

The Vale do Amanhecer religious community in Brazil – in pictures This eclectic community holds its most important ritual of the year on Labour Day to honour the mediums who communicate with good and bad spirits. The...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after th...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
10:48, 06/17/2019

State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for va...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Religious discrimination suit involving flu shot is settled OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf o...
18:16, 06/28/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by cle...
17:48, 05/02/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by ...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped ...
04:48, 06/22/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other state...
18:16, 07/15/2019

‘No One Should Be Gunned Down in Worship’: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders On Edge An attack in Poway, Calif., was the latest reminder of a new reality that rabbis, imams and pastors must now take measures to prepare for the horrors ...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in reve...
13:00, 05/12/2019

Rule change accommodates student athletes’ religious observance The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has added religious observance to its list of reasons that student athletes can withdraw from co...
07:48, 08/29/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vic...
23:16, 08/22/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive ant...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Sri Lanka elephants run wild during religious procession, at least 17 people injured A crowded street pageant in Sri Lanka descended into chaos Sunday when two elephants broke free, sending festivalgoers scrambling for cover as the ani...
22:48, 09/09/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having fa...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Issue Of Forced Religious Conversion In Pak Figures In Rajya Sabha A demand to mount international pressure on Pakistan over the issue of forceful religious conversion of minority Hindu and Sikh girls was raised in Ra...
13:16, 07/25/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite con...
07:00, 06/17/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califor...
03:16, 06/01/2019

U.S. top court to review Montana dispute over religious school subsidies In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval s...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Zito book to detail career, intensified religious belief LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion. “Cur...
05:16, 05/11/2019

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I ...
02:48, 08/10/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete off...
06:48, 07/10/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Himachal Pradesh Introduces Bill Against Forced Religious Conversion The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday introduced in the assembly a bill against forced religious conversion, seeking to replace the previous leg...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Pete Buttigieg changes course and now says he does not support personal and religious exemptions for vaccines Associated Press South Bend, Indiana mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg backtracked on his support for exemptions for vaccinations ...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fai...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report ...
19:16, 07/16/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent ab...
21:32, 07/09/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to a...
23:32, 05/02/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party sai...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Let's Defend Religious Freedom For All, Says Mike Pompeo On India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, today said the US and India should "stand up for religious freedom". The commen...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s powe...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows relig...
11:00, 08/17/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “ope...
18:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pro...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from va...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aimed...
21:16, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH N...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper P...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion      ...
08:16, 05/11/2019

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficki...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exe...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moon...
16:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. voices concern over Myanmar army's lawsuit against religious leader The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army's filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President ...
05:32, 09/06/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, ...
14:48, 06/19/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requir...
08:48, 06/14/2019

French probes ultra-right plot to attack religious venue PARIS (AP) — French judicial authorities are investigating five people after uncovering an ultra-right plot to attack a religious venue. A judicial of...
21:16, 06/11/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sepa...
04:48, 06/11/2019

Banned Nigerian Shi'ite group says police killed 12 in religious marches A Nigerian Shi'ite group banned by the government said police killed 12 of its members and injured more on Tuesday during marches in the north of coun...
19:16, 09/10/2019

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Gu...
08:00, 07/21/2019

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US air...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions - Kurdish authority The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has pulled forces and heavy weapons from some positions at the border with Turkey, showing its commitment to ongoing ta...
14:48, 08/27/2019

Gothic Platformer Offers Brutal Combat With A Side Of Religious Trauma Blasphemous, the indie platformer that Spanish studio The Game Kitchen crowd-funded two years ago, is now available on every major gaming platform. Wh...
03:32, 09/11/2019

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby st...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban...
03:32, 07/24/2019

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventual...
04:48, 06/14/2019

Indian religious minorities face increased violence under Modi — report The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign government...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringA...
10:48, 05/13/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that...
11:32, 06/15/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work ...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Scheer and Trudeau agree: Feds should not intervene in Quebec’s religious symbols ban Quebec's Bill 21 was a hot topic on Day 1 of the federal election campaign, with Scheer and Trudeau agreeing the federal government should not interve...
08:48, 09/12/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contro...
10:16, 06/19/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from acc...
10:32, 08/15/2019

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a...
05:32, 07/19/2019

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will b...
05:48, 07/19/2019

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday nigh...
01:00, 06/20/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopo...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids w...
00:32, 05/29/2019

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When t...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Quebec ban on religious symbols would fall heavily on hijab-wearing teachers The ruling Coalition Avenir Québec says the ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job isn’t aimed at a specific religion. But it ha...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pea...
08:16, 06/04/2019

There's a secret way into Egypt's new museum Cairo's spectacular Grand Egyptian Museum doesn't open for another two years. But for $250, there's a way to sneak inside and get a "secret" preview t...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Netflix Puts the Spotlight on a Secretive and Powerful Religious Political Group With The Family Even if you're a regular news watcher, you might not have heard of The Fellowship. Netflix's The Family aims to change that. Each February, guests fr...
01:32, 07/26/2019

Rami Malek agreed to play Bond villain only if character had no religious motives "Bond 25" is currently in production, and the man set to play the iconic British agent's foe is opening up. Rami Malek, who was cast as the villain in...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Heral...
23:00, 07/12/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Mo...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fe...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health work...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Democratic Party embraces nonreligious voters, criticizes 'religious liberty' in new resolution The Democratic National Committee (DNC) passed a resolution praising the values of "religiously unaffiliated" Americans as the "largest religious grou...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran ...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Buttigieg hits Trump over Stormy Daniels payoff, questions support from ‘religious right’ Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg ripped President Trump on Friday over allegations of past affairs and sexual misconduct while questio...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, ...
09:32, 06/26/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around ...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration prop...
00:32, 08/15/2019

| Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set executio...
03:32, 07/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in Bahamas as PM announces his brother's death The Bahamas health minister said Wednesday that the death toll for Hurricane Dorian has risen from seven to 20 and more deaths are expected as the sto...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Michael Jackson 'doctor death' Conrad Murray: where is he now? 10 years after star's death MICHAEL Jackson died of after overdosing on the drugs propofol and benzodiazepine, but where is the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, C...
10:32, 06/25/2019

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said i...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly explosion Authorities have blamed a car driving against traffic and colliding with oncoming vehicles as the reason for the explosion. Rescue workers are searchi...
08:48, 08/05/2019

The hotel with a view of Egypt's pyramids Egypt has been attracting tourists for centuries and some of its oldest hotels survive today, offering classic luxury with some of the best views of t...
17:16, 07/24/2019

| Salah sends Egypt into AFCON last 16 Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as hosts Egypt secured a place in the last 16 with a win over the Democratic Republic...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the...
15:00, 08/14/2019

In Egypt Referendum, Only the Turnout Seems in Doubt The country began three days of voting on constitutional amendments that will effectively extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s hold on power until ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an app...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Peter Lindbergh death: Meghan Markle pays tribute to renowned fashion photographer after his death age 74 The Duchess of Sussex, Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman are among those who paid tribute to renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh after his death...
15:32, 09/05/2019

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffend...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbo...
03:16, 09/10/2019

Shalt thou eat an Impossible Burger? Religious doctrine scrambles to catch up to new food technology. Leviticus 11 contains a zoo’s worth of animals. The hyrax and the monitor lizard. The katydid is there, as is the gecko. And it ends: “You must distin...
03:48, 09/13/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminati...
01:32, 07/14/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian disc...
21:16, 07/12/2019

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance of...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Isl...
16:48, 05/23/2019

2,600-year-old military castle uncovered in Egypt An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed the ancient remnants of a 2,600-year-old military castle, meaning it dates back nearly three millenni...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The ...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s governme...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 12 members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in shootouts...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the...
09:48, 07/07/2019

Egypt Attack on Tourist Bus Near Pyramids Injures at Least 14 At least 14 people were injured Sunday in an explosion targeting a sightseeing bus near Egypt’s famed pyramids, according to state-owned media, the se...
19:32, 05/19/2019

The beautiful team goal that knocked Egypt out "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
01:16, 07/07/2019

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.3...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anyt...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly 'terrorist' explosion Authorities have cited a car driving against traffic and colliding with oncoming vehicles as the reason for the explosion. Rescue workers are searchin...
17:48, 08/05/2019

Explosion in Egypt's Capital Kills at Least 20 People An explosion in Egypt’s capital killed at least 20 people and injured 47, which officials said was caused by a car collision after the magnitude of th...
13:48, 08/05/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, tw...
19:16, 05/17/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruptio...
17:48, 05/02/2019

At least 7 civilians killed by errant shell in Egypt Officials in Egypt say at least seven civilians were killed when a shell mistakenly hit a home in Abuel-Lehteni village in the coastal city of el-Aris...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures ai...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and sho...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situ...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tomb...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Egypt receives 101 more mine-resistant vehicles from U.S. The final 101 of 930 mine-resistant military vehicles were delivered by the United States to the Egyptian armed forces, the U.S. Army announced this w...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Unpacking the Ten Plagues of Egypt: A Scientific Explanation Could there be a scientific explanation and a sequence of natural disasters that caused the 10 Plagues of Egypt?  ...
01:00, 07/23/2019

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the inte...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive s...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day be...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that ...
06:16, 09/01/2019

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry sa...
20:32, 09/06/2019

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother...
12:00, 07/07/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthca...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious free...
22:32, 06/26/2019

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations i...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their r...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Tories accuse Liberals of playing politics by stripping references to religious groups from terror report Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government removed the terms "Sikh," "Sunni" and "Shia" from the report when referring to extremism to a...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in po...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
01:32, 07/11/2019

South Africa stuns Salah and Egypt at African Cup South Africa scored with five minutes left to beat Egypt 1-0 and knock the stunned host and favorite out of the African Cup of Nations in the Round of...
23:48, 07/06/2019

Egypt's Sawiris eyes mining opportunities at home with new law Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said on Monday he intended to invest in gold and copper mining in Egypt but was waiting to see the details of a ne...
01:48, 08/27/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have ...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where ...
02:32, 05/20/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down out...
03:16, 06/22/2019

Egypt to go to Bahrain to 'evaluate' Kushner's plan: minister Egypt will take part in a Bahrain conference this week on Palestinian economic development in order to evaluate the proposed $50 billion "Peace to Pro...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus in Egypt near Giza Pyramids CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. T...
19:48, 05/19/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condit...
20:16, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishmen...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the u...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
19:48, 07/09/2019

Show me the mummy: the undying allure of ancient Egypt Paris’s Tutankhamun exhibition is a record-breaking hit – but scarabs, pharaohs and man-eating monsters have been thrilling us for centuries Paris’s c...
03:48, 09/05/2019

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter CAIRO (AP) — The family and lawyer of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli say they have handed over to Egypt a prominent Egyptian militan...
12:48, 05/29/2019

| Egypt FA chief quits after shock SA AFCON exit The president of the Egyptian Football Association has resigned and "sacked" his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African Cu...
13:00, 07/07/2019

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is figh...
20:48, 05/16/2019

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-lon...
01:32, 05/29/2019

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes ...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday's hospital car bombing Egypt's interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairo's main cancer hospital this week that...
01:48, 08/09/2019

Security Threats Delay Egypt-Israel Gas Deal Egypt’s plan to import Israeli natural gas is being upended by security threats in the region where the military is fighting Islamic State, a senior U...
20:16, 09/12/2019

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before bein...
21:32, 06/17/2019

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper r...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to a...
18:48, 05/19/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least f...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on F...
13:32, 05/17/2019

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the admin...
20:32, 06/11/2019

Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Soh...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tu...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie’...
21:16, 07/03/2019

China Looks For Uighurs In Egypt, Where It's Pouring Billions Into Infra Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see Ch...
17:16, 08/18/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown wit...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that...
16:00, 05/14/2019

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eigh...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Egypt says security forces kill 16 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says its police forces have killed 16 militants in raids in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. An Interior Ministry ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extendi...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say pol...
14:16, 06/27/2019

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutan...
03:32, 07/05/2019

Egypt v DR Congo: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Afcon 2019 updates from the 9pm BST kick-off in CairoWarda dropped by Egypt after harrassment allegationsOmeruo heads Nigeria into knockout stagesAnd ...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the fi...
21:00, 07/13/2019

King Tut sculpture sold at Christie's despite Egypt's outrage A 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly $6 million, despite Cairo calling on the UK government to stop th...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several poli...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact ...
12:16, 07/05/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial wat...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Mercedes-Benz To Start Assembling Cars In Egypt The assembly will be set up by a local business partner. At the same time, Mercedes-Benz Cars emphasises the involvement and know-how of Egyptian supp...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Egypt begins restoration on King Tut’s golden coffin Egypt says it has started the first-ever restoration on a gold-covered sarcophagus of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, ahead of the country’s new mu...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities sa...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madaga...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Australia unveils religious freedom bill, after rugby star sacked for 'hell awaits homosexuals' post Australia on Thursday proposed legislation to protect people who express their religious faith outside of the workplace, a few months after Rugby Unio...
09:48, 08/29/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesd...
02:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankan authorities must work ‘vigorously’ to ease simmering ethno-religious tensions, urges UN rights expert A United Nations human rights expert warned on Monday that Sri Lankan authorities must take urgent action to strengthen respect for freedom of religio...
00:48, 08/27/2019

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Eg...
12:48, 07/19/2019

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending ei...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Af...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's Islamist ex-president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony early on Tuesday a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in cou...
15:16, 06/18/2019