Protestors flee police tear gas directed at Kashmiris protesting India’s revocation of Jammu and Kashmir state’s special status in August 2019. (Morning Star News)

Police, Extremists Use Clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir, India to Thwart Christians

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Heavy-handed revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy and statehood by the government of India three months ago has led to measures used against Christians, sources said. The government on Aug. 5 revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir state in 1949 that allowed it to have its […]

Ebrahim Firoozi. (File Photo)

Christian Begins Sentence of Exile in Remote, Islamist Area of Iran

(Morning Star News) – A Christian in Iran convicted of conducting evangelistic activities began a mandated two years in exile this month in a remote area on the border with Pakistan, sources said. As part of a larger prison sentence delivered in 2013, Ebrahim Firoozi, 33, was sentenced to two years in exile in Sarbaz, […]

Mugshot of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi taken by U.S. armed forces while he was detained at Camp Bucca near Umm Qasr, Iraq, in 2004. (U.S. Army)

Al-Baghdadi Is Dead, but the Fight Goes On

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The death Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State (IS), did not come as a surprise to many across the world – many terrorists brandishing a gun in one hand and the Koran in the other have gone the same way. Boko Haram, the terrorist group now allied […]

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Coptic Christian Family Attacked in Upper Egypt; Adult Son in Intensive Care

CAIRO, Egypt (Morning Star News) – A Coptic Christian is in critical condition after he, his mother and brother were stabbed in Egypt on Sunday night (Nov. 17), according to media reports. The Muslim assailant in a village in Upper Egypt’s Minya Governorate first told them that Christians must not sit outside before attacking them, […]

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Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central … [Read More...]

Priest from Northeastern Syria Killed as Christians Suffer in Turkish Offensive

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Girls, Staff Members Kidnapped from Christian-Run High School Released

(Morning Star News) – Six girls and two staff members from a Christian-run … [Read More...]

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Al-Baghdadi Is Dead, but the Fight Goes On

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The death Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State (IS), did not come as a surprise to many across the world – many terrorists brandishing a gun in one hand and the Koran in the other have gone the same way. Boko Haram, the terrorist group now allied […]