Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called on Muslims to increase efforts to kidnap Westerners in exchange for imprisoned jihadists, citing the success in the abduction of American aid worker Warren Weinstein in Pakistan. In an undated two-hour video posted on jihadist websites, al-Zawahiri called for the abductions as part of a vow not to [...]
The initial trial of five Christian prisoners was held in Shiraz with two of them being absent from the court session. Also, a tragic incident in the last minutes of the trial prompted the release of one of the prisoners on a heavy bail. According to « Mohabat News » reporters, the official trial of [...]
Rebecca Masih, a young Christian health worker, was on her way to work when she was kidnapped by armed men in Sukkur, a city in Sindh province, on October 2. The 23-year-old was later drugged and forcibly married to a Muslim man. In this update, the Pakistan Christian Post reports that Younis Masih, Rebecca’s father, [...]
A Greek Orthodox priest has been found slain after being kidnapped near the Syrian capital of Damascus, the Syrian government and the Vatican news service reported Thursday. The body of the Rev. Fadi Jamil Haddad, pastor of St. Elias Church in Qatana, outside Damascus, was discovered in the Jaramana district of the capital, reported Agenzia [...]
Northern Cyprus, Iraq, Kosovo and now Syria all have one binding feature and that is the collapse of Christianity always follows in the wake of Western meddling. It appears that the policy of Saudi Arabia, which does not tolerate one non-Muslim place of worship, is being enacted by elites in London and Washington when it [...]
The Central Sulawesi Police bomb squad detonated a homemade bomb on Tuesday found by a junior high school student in Tonipa hamlet, Poso Pesisir district in Poso as the situation in the Christian-majority regency remained under control. Police detonated the bomb after identifying the suspicious object, found at around 6:30 a.m. local time, was a [...]
Europe Turns Churches into Mosques. The Middle East is full of churches turned into Islamic sites, like the Umayyad in Damascus, the Ibn Tulun in Cairo and the cathedral of St. Sophia in Instanbul. In Hevron and on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, the Muslims built their sites on the Jewish ones. A sad prophecy of the [...]
Egypt. Imam Fatouh Abdul Nabi: “our God, deal harshly with the Jews and those who are allied with them…”
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deepening concern over the anti-Semitic rhetoric coming from the highest echelons of Egyptian society. In a nationally broadcast Friday sermon attended by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and other high ranking government officials at the Al-Tanaeem Mosque in Mersa Matruh, Imam Fatouh Abdul Nabi, who is the head of the [...]
Nigeria. Hundreds were fleeing Sunday after three days of Islamist attacks that left at least 31 dead.
Hundreds of residents of a northeastern Nigerian city were fleeing Sunday after three days of Islamist attacks that left at least 31 dead and many buildings and properties razed, witnesses said. The troubled city of Potiskum had been under security lockdown since Thursday with troops patrolling the streets and residents keeping in-doors for fear of [...]
Syria. Car bomb attack in Bab Touma neighborhood, a district largely inhabited by Christians in Damascus.
Up to 10 people were killed and 15 wounded as the charge detonated at the historical gate of Bab Touma, a busy pick up point for taxis and buses. “The bomb exploded as people were moving to go to Churches for Sunday mass. It exploded just outside the police station. There was a bus stop [...]