Bleak Outlook for Indonesia’s Long-Persecuted Ahmadiyya

Many of Indonesia’s religious minorities celebrated last week when the government allowed citizens to list faiths outside the six state-sanctioned religions on their national ID cards. But the ruling changed little for Muslim Indonesians who identify with minority strains of Islam, like Ahmadiyya, and still face discrimination in the world’s largest Muslim country. The Ahmadiyya …

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 50 in Nigeria

A suicide bombing early Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 50 people. The attack happened as people arrived for morning prayers at the mosque in the town of Mubi, located in Adamawa state. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the bombing resembled numerous prior suicide attacks carried out by …

US State of Nebraska OKs Keystone Oil Pipeline Route

Regulators in the U.S. state of Nebraska have voted to approve a route for TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline – the last major obstacle to complete the oil pipeline that President Donald Trump has supported. The regulatory body, which by state law could not consider the risk of leaks or potential environmental impacts, voted to …