“Progress” in Turkey:
Turkey’s directorate of religious affairs says that under Islamic law, girls as young as nine can marry
Almost 1,000 cars torched around France on New Year’s Eve but government insists it ‘went particularly well’
Meanwhile, in Egypt:
Egypt: Muslim murders two Christians in New Year’s attack on liquor store: A gunman killed two Copts celebrating the New Year in an Egyptian alcohol shop early on Monday, judicial and security sources said, the latest deadly violence….