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Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis
Middle East

Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At the height of his power in 1971, Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi drew…
Official admits that Bahais face major obstacles enrolling in schools
Egypt

Official admits that Bahais face major obstacles enrolling in schools

An Egyptian official admitted on Monday that Bahai children will face major problems enrolling in state-run schools as a result…
Baha’is say constitution fails to recognize their faith
Egypt

Baha’is say constitution fails to recognize their faith

In 2009, four Baha’i homes were burned down in the Upper Egypt village of Shouraneya, Sohag after a member of…
Shahat: Baha’is threaten Egypt’s national security
Egypt

Shahat: Baha’is threaten Egypt’s national security

A spokesperson for the Salafi movement in Alexandria has said that the religious minority of Baha’is poses a threat to…
US religious envoy to export ‘freedom of belief’ to Egypt, Middle East
Egypt

US religious envoy to export ‘freedom of belief’ to Egypt, Middle East

A proposed US envoy designated to advocate for the rights of religious minorities in the Middle East is stirring controversy…
Egyptian religious minorities fear rise of Islamists
Egypt

Egyptian religious minorities fear rise of Islamists

Amid sectarian clashes and uncertainty about their future, religious minority leaders are expressing concern about the possibility of certain Islamic…
Iran arrests Bahais for ‘online university’
World

Iran arrests Bahais for ‘online university’

Tehran - Iran has arrested a "number" of Bahais for running an "online Bahai university" aimed at propagating their faith,…
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