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China Bans Islamic Baby Names

Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country’s largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged “extremism” that monitors say restricts fundamental rights. A document entitled “Naming Rules for Ethnic Minorities” prohibits names used by Muslim parents around the world including Imam, Hajj, Islam, Quran, Saddam, Medina and Islam, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported. It applies […]

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Spicer Says Assad Worse Than Hitler

White House press secretary Sean Spicer caused an uproar on Tuesday when he said that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, whose regime gassed millions of Jews during the Holocaust, did not use chemical weapons during World War II. Spicer stumbled while trying to make a point about Syrian President Bashar Assad, who is accused of employing […]

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ISIS Strikes Again

At least 29 people have been killed in an explosion inside a church in the Egyptian Nile Delta city of Tanta, local media reported, as state television said another blast killed 17 in front of a church in Alexandria. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) armed group on […]