Daniel Wani, Meriam Ibrahim and children after initial release in June. (Morning Star News photo via Shareif ali Shareif)

Sudanese Authorities Finally Allow Meriam Ibrahim to Leave Country

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – After blocking her departure on a spurious charge of forged travel documents, Sudan today allowed a Christian mother sentenced to die over a false allegation of leaving Islam to leave the country, her attorney said. Having given birth to her second child while shackled to prison chains just two […]

Tana River in county of the same name in Kenya. (Morning Star News via Wikipedia)

Christians Killed in Attacks in Coastal Region of Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said. In the attack Monday night, the assailants arrived at Covenant Church, three kilometers north of Hindi, […]

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko […]

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Bishoy Armia Boulous, previousy known as Mohammed Hegazy. (Morning Star News)

Noted Convert in Egypt, Released in Appeal, Quickly Imprisoned Again

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A noted convert in Egypt released on bail this week for the appeal of his disputed conviction for “inciting sectarian violence” was quickly imprisoned again on equally controversial charges from 2009 of “defaming Islam,” his attorney said. Local security officials on Monday (July 21) turned Bishoy Armia Boulous, previously known [...]

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Roger Kiska of Alliance Defending Freedom. (Scandinavianhumandignityaward.org)

Swedish Midwife Sues State over Dismissal for Refusing to Aid in Abortions

(Morning Star News) – A Scandinavian rights group has filed suit against … [Read More...]

Kerolos Shouky Attallah. (Nations Without Borders)

Copt Convicted of ‘Blasphemy’ in Egypt for ‘Liking’ Facebook Page

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A young Christian man in Upper Egypt … [Read More...]

El Amarawy mosque in Minya, Egypt. (Wikipedia)

Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A judge in Egypt yesterday sentenced … [Read More...]

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko [...]

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