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    World Islam Closer to Christ than Christianity – UK Pastor

    A Christian pastor has confirmed that Islamic teachings are closer to the Christ than many churches in the west, following a comparative study into both faiths. “I know some emphases in Islamic teaching come closer to the teaching of Christ and the Bible than some teaching in Western churches,”...
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    World Bangladesh Court Upholds Islam as State Religion

    Bangladesh’s High Court on Monday rejected a 28-year-old petition calling for the removal of a constitutional provision recognising Islam as the official religion of the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. The court ruled that the petitioning organisation, the Committee against Autocracy and...
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    Politics Nigeria Not Yet Decided On Joining Saudi-led Anti-Terrorism Coalition – Presidency

    Garba Shehu, spokesman for President Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria is yet to decide whether to join a Saudi-led alliance to fight the militant group Islamic State It was reported widely on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia announced a 34-nation Islamic military coalition which listed...
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    Metro Heavy Gunfire In Zaria As Troops Surround Zakzaky’s Residence

    Heavy fighting broke out late Saturday night into the early hours of Sunday, between men of the Nigerian army and members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria also known as Shiite, following the surrounding of the house of leader of the movement, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by troops. Leadership...
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    World Gambia President Declares Country an Islamic Republic

    Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared his Muslim-majority country an Islamic republic, saying the move marks a break with the colonial past, BBC reports. Mr Jammeh told state TV the proclamation was in line with Gambia's "religious identity and values". He added that no dress code...