Nazeera receiving hospital treatment after fire attack. (Morning Star News via Saeed)

Woman in Yemen Burned to Death for Her Faith

ISTANBUL (Morning Star News) – On the morning of June 9 in southern Yemen, Saeed woke to the sound of screaming. He shot out of bed, pushed panicked family members aside and saw his wife stumbling out of their kitchen, engulfed in flames. His wife, Nazeera, had been preparing breakfast at about 9 a.m. when she […]

Rights activist Mina Thabet (center) and others examine church building set ablaze on Aug. 14, 2013. (Morning Star News)

One Year after Historic Attacks, Egypt Has Yet to Aid Christians

ISTANBUL (Morning Star News) – One year after the attacks, Mina Thabet can still see the ruins in his mind; a seemingly endless series of scorched, hollowed-out church buildings, schools, homes and businesses stretching out across Egypt. On Aug. 14, 2013, thousands of Muslims began a four-day rampage throughout the country seeking revenge for the military-backed, […]

Arabic “N” or “nun” symbol, for Nazarene, identifying Christians in Mosul. (symboldictionary.net)

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Mosul, Iraq Demands Response

(Morning Star News) – Less than a week after Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) described the Islamist takeover of Mosul, Iraq as genocide and challenged the West to counteract it, Nina Shea, director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, published a trenchant piece on the Fox News website asserting that ISIS, the Sunni Muslim […]

Breaking News

Pastor Steven Khoury preaching at service at Garden Tomb in 2007. (Courtesy of Steven Khoury)

Palestinian Church Forced Out of Building in East Jerusalem, Israel

ISTANBUL (Morning Star News) – Seven years of harassment and attacks by hard-line Muslims have finally forced a Palestinian church in East Jerusalem out of their building, church leaders said. The congregation of Calvary Baptist Church, under Holy Land Missions, moved out of their building in the Shofat area of Jerusalem in July after Islamists threatened [...]

Spotlight

Hussein Hassan Mohammed, face hidden as a security precaution. (Morning Star News)

Convert from Islam in Kenya Released from Prison after Beatings, Attempted Poisoning

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A recent convert from Islam arrested … [Read More...]

Borno state, Nigeria. (Wikipedia)

Massacre in Predominantly Christian Gwoza, Nigeria Said to Leave 100 Dead

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After weeks of sacking villages and … [Read More...]

Rep. Chris Smith in recent trip to Nigeria. (Morning Star News)

Christians Killed in Nigeria in 1st Half of Year 91 Percent of Total Last Year, Group Says

(Morning Star News) – Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and others killed … [Read More...]

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Arabic “N” or “nun” symbol, for Nazarene, identifying Christians in Mosul. (symboldictionary.net)

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Mosul, Iraq Demands Response

(Morning Star News) – Less than a week after Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) described the Islamist takeover of Mosul, Iraq as genocide and challenged the West to counteract it, Nina Shea, director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, published a trenchant piece on the Fox News website asserting that ISIS, the Sunni Muslim [...]

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