Residents close to the border think they can hear digging, while the Israeli military says the tunnels linking Gaza to Israel top their priority list.
The persecution of Christians in sub-Saharan Africa dwarfs what is happening in the Middle East, according to a report.
The holy father's first visit to Africa has an interfaith dimension that sends a signal in places where religious conflict is powerful.
The growing proportion of young adults now in their 20s and 30s – who do not belong to any organised faith is changing the US’s religious landscape.
The synagogue slaughter in Jerusalem this week has introduced a tense new dimension to the conflict in the region.
Ultraorthodox Jewish men are disrupting El Al flights, causing the carrier to be criticised for allowing it.
Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.
Children older than six have now survived three wars; their sleep is filled with nightmares.
The annual global trends report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) paints a very bleak picture.
Meriam Ibrahim, who was imprisoned for marrying a Christian and sentenced to 100 lashes and hanging for apostasy, has been released.