The Vatican has published a message from Pope Francis to the world’s Muslims for Ramadan’s conclusion in which he calls muslims and christians to “promoting mutual respect through education”. Saying respect is a mutual “process” of kindness, Pope Francis invited Muslims and Christians to respect each person “first of all his life, his physical integrity, his dignity and the rights deriving from that dignity, his reputation, his property, his ethnic and cultural identity, his ideas and his political choices.”

Iraq’s summer of terror – Features – Al Jazeera English. Summary: Baghdad, Iraq – Summer in Iraq has become a season of terror.  Five years after pulling itself out of civil war, the country is again mired in a relentless series of bombings, political assassinations and sectarian attacks that have stalled progress many Iraqis hoped they would achieve. […]