The Rev. Caleb Ahema, president of the Christian Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria. (Morning Star News)

Muslim Extremists Kill 31 Christians in Taraba State, Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim extremists stormed two churches in Taraba state on Sunday (Oct. 19) and killed 31 people as they worshipped, a church leader said. Two pastors, one pastor’s son, and 28 other Christians were slain in the attacks in the villages of Gindin Waya and Sondi, said the Rev. Caleb […]

Muslims in Pakistan clamor for Asia Bibi's death sentence to be upheld in 2010. (Pakistan Today)

Death Sentence Upheld for Christian Mother in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – In spite of protests within Pakistan and abroad against the country’s blasphemy laws, the Lahore High Court today upheld the death sentence for a Christian mother accused of insulting Islam’s prophet. Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, is the first woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. […]

Perdana Putra building, offices of the prime minister of Malaysia. (Wikipedia)

‘Defending Islam’ Guarantees Impunity as Malaysia Bans Non-Muslims from Using ‘Allah

(Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin) – Little inflames Malaysia’s Muslim fundamentalists more than the fact that Malaysian Christians use the word “Allah,” even though it is just the Malay word for God, adopted from Arabic centuries ago. The issue has gained traction in recent decades as Malaysian Muslims have radicalized, as Malaysia has gradually Islamized and, […]

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Pastor Behnam Irani. (Present Truth Ministries photo)

Behnam Irani, Two Others Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Christian Activities in Iran

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – In what was termed a “serious blow” to house-church leader Behnam Irani, Iran has sentenced him and two other Christian leaders to six years in prison for their involvement in house churches, human rights groups learned this week. Irani, Abdolreza Ali-Haghnejad and Reza Rabbani, all leaders in the Church of [...]

Spotlight

Boko Haram members cut the back of the neck of Adamu, a Christian in Gwoza, Borno state. (Morning Star News)

Two Attempted Murders by Boko Haram Show Islamic Extremist Motives

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Adamu, 28, bears a scar on the back of … [Read More...]

Zafar Bhatti, Christian accused of blasphemy in Pakistan. (file photo)

Christian Blasphemy Suspect Misreported as Slain in Pakistani Jail Is Alive and Well

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Contrary to published reports, a … [Read More...]

Karen Dunham (center) with members of Living Bread Church in East Jerusalem. (Living Bread Church)

Attacks on Church in East Jerusalem Grow More Intense

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – In the latest of several attacks on … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Perdana Putra building, offices of the prime minister of Malaysia. (Wikipedia)

‘Defending Islam’ Guarantees Impunity as Malaysia Bans Non-Muslims from Using ‘Allah

(Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin) – Little inflames Malaysia’s Muslim fundamentalists more than the fact that Malaysian Christians use the word “Allah,” even though it is just the Malay word for God, adopted from Arabic centuries ago. The issue has gained traction in recent decades as Malaysian Muslims have radicalized, as Malaysia has gradually Islamized and, [...]

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