Eid al-Adha: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Holy Festival

The Feast of Sacrifice, or “big Eid,” is one of the two major religious festivals of Islam. Source: World

Iran Sentences Faith Healing Shiite Mystic to Death

The mystic, Mohammad Ali Taheri, who was convicted of founding a cult, can appeal. An earlier death sentence, for blasphemy, was overturned in 2014. Source: World

London Attackers: What We Know

Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba killed seven and left scores injured on Saturday night. Two of them had been flagged by the authorities and one had even appeared in a TV documentary about Muslim extremism in Britain….

London Attack Places Security and Civil Liberties at Center of U.K. Election

After three terrorist attacks in less than three months, Britain is deep in a debate on balancing civil liberties and security, just days before voting. Source: World

Live Briefing: Pope Francis Arrives in Cairo, Bearing Message of Peace

New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt. Source: World

Geert Wilders, a Rising Anti-Muslim Voice

This is Geert Wilders, a far-right Dutch politician with aspirations to be the next prime minister of the Netherlands. He has compared the Quran to Mein Kampf and has called Moroccans “scum.” Source: World

European Leaders Reject Trump’s Refugee Ban as Violating Principles

“Open society, pluralism, no discrimination. They are the pillars of Europe,” Italy’s prime minister said, reflecting a stance taken across the Continent. Source: World

To Secular Bangladeshis, Textbook Changes Are a Harbinger

Revisions sought by Islamic scholars were barely noticeable to the public, but intellectuals see them as government accommodation of a larger shift toward radical Islam. Source: World

Death of Iran’s Rafsanjani Removes Influential Voice Against Hard-liners

Mr. Rafsanjani, 82, was a main voice in Iran calling for outreach to the West. His death is also a reminder of a looming generational leadership change. Source: World