When Egypt’s Christians were persecuted, their faith is on the rise

Egypt is an ancient and powerful Muslim-majority country, but it’s also a secular democracy.Its Christians are the second largest religious group in the Middle East, with around 2.5 million adherents.But they have long struggled to be recognized by the authorities.This has caused them to suffer from religious persecution.A new law that passed in June enshrines […]

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Chris Bosh’s ‘unprecedented’ NBA trip comes with new challenges

By CHRIS WATTENBROOKLEE | ESPN Staff WriterCHRIS WATTSENBUFFETT, Fla.(AP) Chris Bosh has been visiting Florida with his family for several weeks to help them with preparations for the NBA’s All-Star break.But Bosh’s wife and children aren’t taking vacations.They are staying home.In an interview Friday with ESPN, Bosh said his parents are more focused on preparing […]

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Israel, Turkey, Iran: Which country is best for Muslims?

The Islamic Republic of Iran has the highest percentage of Muslims in the world, according to a new Pew Research Center study.But Iran also has the lowest percentage of Jews in the same survey.“The countries with the highest percentages of Jews are Iran, Turkey and Israel,” said Ali Abunimah, an Iranian-born economist at the Center […]

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