Three Malaysian churches have been firebombed in as tensions over the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims intensify. The churches in the capital Kuala Lumpur were hit by incendiary devices early on Friday ahead of planned protests by Muslims over a High Court decision to end a ban on the use of the word [...]
Do Muslims have an exclusive monopoly on the use of the word “Allah,” in describing God?
Malaysia is grappling with that linguistic question, and Muslims in that country are enraged because a court has given its answer: No.
An ethnically divided country comprised of Malay Muslims (who make up about 60% of the population), non-Muslim Chinese, Indians [...]