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Christian Nurses Betrayed by Muslim Colleagues in Pakistan

Editor’s note: The following account was written for RaymondIbrahim.com by an American teacher in the Muslim world. Even though I have been living in the Islamic world for almost three years, the events in this story surprised even me.  I guess the idea of being betrayed by a friend or a co-worker with whom I [...]

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One Copt Released, Many Still Captive or Dead

Coptic Solidarity Wadi Ramsis, a Coptic doctor who was kidnapped in Sinai two months ago was released Monday after “payment of large sums of [ransom] money,” said authorities. Targeting Copts—especially professionals, who can afford to pay, or children, whose parents become desperate to pay—is becoming endemic to Egypt. In May, five “unidentified persons” kidnapped a Coptic Christian [...]

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Forced to Flee for Blasphemy: Christian Experiences in Pakistan

Editor’s note: The following account was written for RaymondIbrahim.com by an American teacher in the Muslim world. While in Thailand last month, I visited my friend Paul, who, with his family, was forced to flee Pakistan in 2012.  After lunch he introduced me to Stephan, another Christian who fled Pakistan with his family because of [...]

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Muslims Sexually Enslaving Children: A Global Phenomenon

FrontPage Magazine As shocking as the Muslim-run sex ring in Rotherham, England may seem to some—1,400 British children as young as 11 plied with drugs before being passed around and sexually abused in cabs and kabob shops—the fact is that this phenomenon is immensely widespread.  In the United Kingdom alone, it’s the fifth sex abuse [...]

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Raped and Slaughtered: Muslim Persecution of Christians, April 2014

Gatestone Institute From one end of the Islamic world to the other, the abduction and rape of Christian girls at the hands of Muslims—both terrorists and laymen—was a dominant theme in April. On Easter Sunday Morning, for instance, four Muslim men raped a 7-year-old Christian girl named Sara in a Punjabi village.  Last reported, the [...]

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Yemen: Muslims Burn Alive Female Relative for Converting to Christianity

French Muslim relatives of a woman conspired to kill her by placing gasoline in one of her kitchen bottles, causing her to catch fire while cooking and burn to death.  The reason?  Earlier she had converted to Christianity and refused to return to Islam.  Now her husband (also an apostate to Christianity) and children are [...]

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The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns

French Despite how unsavory and barbaric Islamic groups and persons around the world have been behaving—whether Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Mesopotamia’s Islamic State, Somalia’s Shabaab—perhaps few things are as disgusting and cowardly as the Muslim rape of nuns: defenseless Christian women who sacrifice much of their lives to help sick and needy Muslims. The latest such [...]

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Revisiting “The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs’”

Nearly three-and-a-half years ago, before the “Arab Spring” and the plight of Christians became much of a topic, I wrote a FrontPage article titled “The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs.’”  Revisiting it is useful, as it highlights some important points.  The article follows below in italics, with new observations interspersed in regular font: Last [...]

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Tripoli: Salafis Ban Christian Crosses and Icons

French In Tripoli, roaming bands of armed Salafis—Muslims who seek to follow the example of Islam’s prophet as literally as possible—went door to door of the city’s jewelry stores, ordering the owners to stop selling any crosses or Christian icons. “Immediately thereafter,” report Arabic media, “the store owners collected all the crosses and Christian icons [...]

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The Siege of Constantinople

Editor’s note: To mark the August 15 anniversary of the second Islamic siege of Constantinople, we republish the following article, which appeared a year ago on National Review Online: Seige of Constantinople, from the Constantine Manasses Chronicle Danish Portuguese  Today, August 15, marks the anniversary of Constantinople’s victory over Muslim invaders in what historians commonly call [...]

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