Islamic atrocities continue to be perpetrated against the Egyptian Christians, but the Western media often misreport such crimes as if they were the result of “communal clashes.”

One of the most recent incidents in the persecution of the churches of Egypt was the attack on churches in Imbaba, a suburb of Cairo. According to an Agenzia Fides news article, the violence was allegedly perpetrated by members of the Salafi movement ("Salafi" meaning "following the forefathers of Islam"), and involved attacks on Roman Catholic and Coptic churches:

Following a decade-long trial, an international court sentenced Rwandan Maj. Gen. Augustin Bizimungu (left) to 30 years in prison for his alleged role in the 1994 genocide that left more than 500,000 ethnic Tutsis dead. Two other former military officers received 20-year sentences each.  

It looks like Ron Paul and Steve Forbes aren't the only ones talking about the gold standard for what Paul has called an "honest currency" that won't be made worthless by inflation. The central bank of Zimbabwe, where hyperinflation is not a stranger, is considering adopting a gold-backed currency according to a recent report in the New Zimbabwe.

Essam Sharaf, Egypt's prime minister since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak on March 3, 2011, convened an emergency cabinet meeting after 12 people were killed in Cairo when deadly violence broke out between Muslims and Christians over the alleged conversion of a Christian woman to Islam.

An Algerian-born al-Qaeda assassin accused of bombing two churches in Pakistan was working as a spy for British and Canadian intelligence before being imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, according to his secret inmate file released by WikiLeaks.