The Associated Press is reporting two bombings against Christian civilian targets in Baghdad, Iraq on Christmas Day. AP is the only news agency to combine the attacks in one story. As usual, most other Western media sources report the attacks separately to minimize them.
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Apparently Muslims make more than shirts in Bangladesh. An explosion ripped through a madrasah (Islamic school) run by Hefajat-e-Islam, an Islamic fundamentalist group. Upon investigation by authorities homemade bombs and explosive material were found in the rubble.
Damascus: A suicide bomber mingled with a group of people queuing for food and other basic necessities handed out by a Christian charity. No final figure for the dead and wounded is available. The target was one of the oldest churches in the capital, the cathedral in Bab Tuma is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch.
ONE person has died and 66 others injured following an explosion from what is believed to be a hand grenade thrown into a church compound in Arusha yesterday morning, police said.
The Arusha Regional Commissioner, Mr Magesa Mulongo, said the incident occured during a function to consecrate a new Roman Catholic church at Olasiti Parish in the Arusha Diocese.
The Sudanese government’s bombing of predominantly Christian, ethnic Nuba civilians in South Kordofan state has taken more lives the first three months of this year – possibly including Muslims, sources said.
Two civilians were killed and 12 seriously wounded on March 19 when a Sudan government Antonov airplane dropped bombs on them in the Hadra area, local sources told Morning Star News.
Andrew C. McCarthy, who successfully prosecuted Abdel Rahman, the “blind sheikh” who masterminded the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center, poignantly reflects on how it is that two decades of jihad have failed to prod the West into acknowledging and confronting the specifically Islamic brand of war, part-violence, part-subversion, that is leading to our demise as a civilization.
At least seven people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing on Sunday during Mass at a Catholic church in northern Nigeria, officials say.
An explosive-laden vehicle drove into St Rita’s Catholic Church which was packed with worshipers when the suicide bomber struck in the Malali area of Kaduna, Nigeria, and detonated its load, ripping a hole in the wall and roof.
In Jos, a suicide bomber drove into the auditorium of Christ Chosen Church, along Rukuba Road in Jos North LGA, during worship hours, in a bomb-laden car which exploded, killing no fewer than 10 worshippers and over 60 critically injured. In Biu, gunmen invaded the EYN Church and opened fire on the worshippers. Many of the worshippers were said to have been killed while others received various degrees of injuries.
The bloodbath continues in Nigeria as the Islamist Boko Haram attacked a church at a Christian University. The death count at the St Stephen’s Chapel came to twenty-one plus more than one hundred injured. This was the only attack reported in the United States as best I can determine. Other churches were attacked this past Sunday by gunmen and with bombs. A bomb was found in an ambulance and defused as well. Using ambulances to kill people gives an insight into the logic of Muslims. Anyway that an “infidel” can be killed is a good wa
Police say the bomb in the northern city of Kirkuk heavily damaged the Syrian Catholic church. The church’s parish leader, Rev. Imad Yalda, was the only person inside the building at the time of the blast and was wounded.
The 22 others also wounded in the explosion were people whose nearby homes were hit by the blast.
Security forces later disabled two other car bombs near the Christian Anglican church and the Mar Gourgis church.