Mourners carry away casket at funeral for four Copts on July 7, 2013. (Morning Star News)

Charges Dropped against Muslim Accused of Killing Christian in Egypt

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Prosecutors in Upper Egypt have dropped all charges against a Muslim who, according to numerous eyewitnesses, gunned down a Christian with the aim of intimidating his family into withdrawing charges in another religiously motivated killing. Prosecuting attorneys on June 24 found that the accused in the January shooting, Hasan Baghdadi, was […]

Flag of Uganda. (Wikipedia)

Christian Mother of 11 in Uganda Poisoned by Muslim In-Laws, Area Sources Say

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mother of 11 who left Islam for Christianity was poisoned to death last week in a village in eastern Uganda, area sources said. Namumbeiza Swabura, mother of a 5-month-old baby, died on Wednesday (June 17) in Nabuli village, Kibuku District, after her sister-in-law visited her and offered to prepare […]

Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. (Wikipedia)

Christians Suspect Islamic State Influencing Muslims in Palestinian Territories, Israel

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – After months of Islamic State (IS) committing horrific violence in the Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian Christians say a large number of Muslims in the Palestinian Territories and Israel have become “radicalized” and are much more aggressive toward them. Anti-Christian hostility boiling under the surface for years has come […]

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Children caught in armed conflict are entertained at an evacuation center in Mindanao. The 40-year-old conflict has claimed more than 140,000 lives. (Morning Star News)

Christians Fear Creation of Muslim Sub-State in Philippines

MINDANAO, Philippines (Morning Star News) – Christians and others in the southern Philippines have expressed strong fears that legislation creating an Islamic sub-state on Mindanao Island will exacerbate religious tensions rather than resolve them. The Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), proposed by President Benigno Aquino III last September with the aim of ending decades of Islamist rebel […]

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Damage at Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha, on the Sea of Galilee. (Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem)

Two Injured in Arson Attack on Historic Church in Galilee, Israel

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – An elderly monk is recovering from … [Read More...]

Christians look on as Muslims carry out ritual prayer after council meeting over blasphemy accusation in church building. (Morning Star News)

Blasphemy Law Reform Drafted in Pakistan as Three More Christians Are Accused

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – The Pakistani government has … [Read More...]

The Rev. Yat Michael. (Christian Solidarity Worldwide)

No New Evidence against Two South Sudanese Pastors in Sudan, Relatives Say

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Prosecutors produced no new … [Read More...]

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Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. (Wikipedia)

Christians Suspect Islamic State Influencing Muslims in Palestinian Territories, Israel

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – After months of Islamic State (IS) committing horrific violence in the Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian Christians say a large number of Muslims in the Palestinian Territories and Israel have become “radicalized” and are much more aggressive toward them. Anti-Christian hostility boiling under the surface for years has come […]