Gulf Times - Church-attack
Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday.

At least 16 killed in C.African flare-up

At least 16 killed in C.African flare-up

At least 16 people were killed and nearly a hundred wounded on Tuesday in clashes between militia and security forces in the capital of the Central African Republic, sources said.

Eighteen killed in Nigerian church by suspected herdsmen

Eighteen killed in Nigerian church by suspected herdsmen

Two priests were among at least 18 people killed in a dawn attack on a church in central Nigeria, police said Tuesday, in violence condemned by President Muhammadu Buhari as "satanic".

Police shoot man during sword attack on Indonesian church

Police shoot man during sword attack on Indonesian church

Indonesian police have shot a sword-wielding man who attacked church congregation during Sunday Mass, injuring four people including a priest.

Gunman kills 4 in attack on Egypt church

Gunman kills 4 in attack on Egypt church

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing four people before policemen shot him dead, state media and officials said.

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta, killing nine

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta, killing nine

Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56, officials said, in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the country.

Officials ID Texas church shooting victims, 8 children dead

Officials ID Texas church shooting victims, 8 children dead

Police on Wednesday officially identified the victims of the mass shooting at a rural Texas church, listing eight children among the dead.

French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques

French PM moots temporary ban on foreign-funded mosques

France's prime minister said on Friday he would consider a temporary ban on foreign financing of mosques, urging a "new model" for relations with Islam after a spate of jihadist attacks.

Second France church attacker formally identified

Second France church attacker formally identified

The second jihadist involved in a French church attack had tried to travel to Syria, prosecutors said on Thursday as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack.

Hollande meets religious leaders amid row over security

Hollande meets religious leaders amid row over security

President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France's religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church.

IS claims attack on French church

IS claims attack on French church

The Islamic State group said Tuesday that two of its "soldiers" stormed a French church and slit a priest's throat, the latest attack in a country already shaken to its core by a series of terror strikes.