A mob of angry Muslims torched a Coptic church in a village in Upper Egypt, and also attacked and set fire to Coptic homes and businesses. The incident occurred after Friday prayers, allegedly due to the incitement of the imam in the village mosque. The Muslims were said to be angry that the church, which was undergoing renovation, would be too high, and have a steeple, a bell, and a cross.
In other news, French police in Lyon were surrounded by a mob and stoned when they attempted to arrest a woman for violating the burka ban.
Meanwhile, a Bosnian family (husband, wife, four children) in Ireland is collecting $121,000 p.a. in state welfare payments. Nice work if you can get it!
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