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Jakarta’s Christian Governor Gets 2 Years for Blasphemy against Koran

The governor pointed out that no one in his audience had felt insulted during his campaign speech, in fact, they laughed, appreciating his knowledge of Koran and his sense of humor.

Ayelet Shaked Appoints First Female Qadi

Many Arab Muslim scholars disagree with women's qualification to be Qadis.

Putin Sending 2 Giant Firefighting Planes to Israel

In August 2016 two Be-200s were sent to Portugal to help in extinguishing forest fires. Four days later it was reported that the fire was prevented from spreading in the direction of two settlements and a national park.

Haredim Block Muezzin Law, Say It Threatens Pre-Shabbat Siren

Interestingly, several Muslim and European countries have enacted laws compelling their mosques to "muffle" their loudspeakers, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.

UNESCO to Question Jewish Ties to Western Wall in Arab-Sponsored Draft Resolution

The draft refers ten times to Al-Haram Al-Sharif, exclusively using the Islamic term for Temple Mount, without any mention that it is the holiest site in Judaism.

Singaporean Who Defied Boycott on Israel Visits the Holy Land

40 years after breaking the local boycott against Israel and offering to house a makeshift Israeli embassy on his personal property, Singaporean businessman Seow Kee Quek visited the Jewish state for the first time this week.

Kerry Lauds ‘Tolerance’ in Indonesia Months after Synagogue Leveled

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praised Indonesia for its religious tolerance on Monday, six months after the last synagogue in the country was...

Bennett: Israel to Aid Large Islamic Country in Agriculture

At an International economic forum in Jakarta, the foreign ministers only wanted to hear how Israel can help their respective countries.

Last Shul in Java Demolished; Tough Lesson in Islamic Democracy (UPDATED)

The increase in local political autonomy in Indonesia has led to an increase in religious intolerance - conservative Islamic practice is a popular local issue, and the politicians respond accordingly.

Report: Muslim Countries ‘Worst Violators of Religious Freedom’

But not to worry – the State Department has issued indefinite waivers on taking any action against Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia.

Indonesian Muslims Rejects Ban on Female Circumcision

The government is unable to make good on a ban that's been on the books since 2006.

Islamists Target US Embassy in Indonesia

The U.S. Embassy and other sites connected with the U.S. were allegedly the target of terrorist attacks that were thwarted by the arrest of 11 suspected terrorists in Indonesia over the weekend.

Israel Welcomes 300 Int’l Asian Science Prodigies

Over 300 young science geniuses from across Asia and the Pacific participated in the sixth Asian Science Camp (ASC) in Jerusalem this past week. It was Israel’s first time hosting the science camp, which is typically held in Asia. Students arrived from 23 different countries-- including nations which don't have diplomatic relations with Israel.

Muslims Continue to Perpetrate Systematic Persecution of Christians

Unlike those nations, such as Saudi Arabia, that have eliminated Christianity altogether, Muslim countries with significant Christian minorities saw much persecution during the month of May

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Pakistan Minister Wants Obama To Assume Leadership Of Muslim World    A newspaper in Pakistan quoted one of its country's ministers as stating he wants...

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