The attack on a church outside Rouen appears to have been quite deliberately targeted at the Catholic church.
All we can do is be as honest as possible about the nature and scale of the problem.
Police struggle to cope with the randomness of terror attacks involving trucks, axes, knives.
Killing of Jacques Hamel by men claiming to be Isis militants is a particular challenge to Pope Francis and other church leaders
Western democracies are now frequently experiencing political events that were previously considered unthinkable, at least by their political elites.
The Islamic State’s latest suicide attack in Baghdad, which killed nearly 330 people, foreshadows a long and bloody insurgency, according to American diplomats and commanders.
Al-Azhar says that directive to follow ministry sermons does not apply to its preachers
A parliamentary delegation stressed the need to protect 'national unity' in a meeting with Pope Tawadros
Critics of the agreement argue Turkey is even more unsafe, and warn the arrangement might collapse altogether — heightening anxiety in neighboring Greece, the main gateway for migrants into the EU.
The new complex will also feature a museum and seminary, designed as a symbol of resilience for persecuted worshippers
The Munich gunman reportedly read up on US school shootings. But no end of experience will help us stop such lone-wolf attacks, terror-inspired or not
Anger and fear drove Brexit just as Donald Trump fans the flames of a disenfranchised America, which as Baton Rouge proves, is as racially and ethnically divided as Europe, which is dealing with mass immigration, an attempted coup in Turkey and seemingly relentless terrorism borne out civil war-torn Syria.
Anti-Isis coalition and Syrian rebels suffer as Ankara looks inwards after attempted coup
Violence against Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Christian minority, one of the largest and oldest groups of Christians in the Middle East, has escalated at an alarming rate in the last several weeks, with little official response.
On Friday night, my country felt more like a chaotic part of the Middle East
Capturing Mosul is complicated because of tangled local politics, demographics and size
Among the many questions raised by last week’s terrorist attack in Nice, one of the most crucial is how it might affect the coming presidential election.
It wasn't so long ago that the Turkish leader was seen as a model democrat in the Islamic world. What happened?
Why do so many more attacks of this magnitude occur in France than in other European countries?
A successful uprising would have plunged the country into prolonged crisis – and provided a boost for Isis. Yet the president seems to be stoking the unrest