Islamic State representative in Libya addresses viewers in video. (Screen-save Morning Star News)

Islamic State Warns Those Who Refuse Islam Will Die like Ethiopians in Libya Video

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – In a video showing the cruel execution of 28 Ethiopian Christians, the militant Sunni terrorist group Islamic State (IS) says persecution of Christians is fundamental to Islam. In the video released late Sunday night (April 19), IS (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) warns that if Christians in […]

Photo of Garissa University College attack victim Selpher Wandia, 21. (Morning Star News via Twitter)

Shocked Kenyans Grieve Worst Islamic Extremist Assault since 1998

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – As Kenya comes to grips with the worst attack on its soil since the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, survivors revealed grim details of last week’s Islamic extremist assault. Separating out Christian students from Muslims, members of Somalia’s rebel Al Shabaab killed 148 people on Thursday (April […]

Assyrians in Phoenix, Arizona protest Islamic State treatment of Assyrians in Syria. (AINA)

The Islamic State: Hastening the Apocalypse?

(Morning Star News) – Since summer 2014, the Islamist terrorist group ISIS – a.k.a. Islamic State – has devastated the political, geographic and combat landscape of the Middle East. At the same time, along with its ominous black banners, it has raised worrisome questions about the true nature of Islam. For the Middle East’s ancient […]

Breaking News

Outdoor site where Shouwang Church met in Beijing. (Morning Star News)

Religious Persecution in China Dramatically Worsened in 2014, Group Says

(Morning Star News) – Persecution of Christians in China reached its highest level in more than a decade last year as the government cracked down on church growth perceived as a threat to Communist Party power, according to a U.S.-based advocacy group. Texas-based China Aid Association (CAA) this week reported 572 cases of religious – […]

Spotlight

Thatched huts in Aweil, South Sudan. (Kebreker at German-language Wikipedia)

Pastor in South Sudan Jailed, Lashed after Radical Muslims Threaten Him

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese pastor in South Sudan … [Read More...]

Nigerian troops. (Wikipedia)

Soldiers Kill Six Christians at Church in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Witnesses Say

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Upset that watchmen of a Catholic Church … [Read More...]

Rajai-Shahr Prison in Karaj, outside Tehran. (Wikipedia)

Authorities in Iran Raid Christians’ Homes, Ask Them to Leave Country

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Iran who received 80 … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Assyrians in Phoenix, Arizona protest Islamic State treatment of Assyrians in Syria. (AINA)

The Islamic State: Hastening the Apocalypse?

(Morning Star News) – Since summer 2014, the Islamist terrorist group ISIS – a.k.a. Islamic State – has devastated the political, geographic and combat landscape of the Middle East. At the same time, along with its ominous black banners, it has raised worrisome questions about the true nature of Islam. For the Middle East’s ancient […]

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