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Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed By Islamic Militants, Many Kidnapped

April 18, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in volatile Nigeria were mourning their dead Good Friday, April 18, ahead of Easter, after Islamic militants killed more than 200 people and kidnapped hundreds others in the region, including two priests and a nun.

Egypt Christian Woman Killed For Showing Cross

April 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

youngwomanCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police was under pressure Wednesday, April 9, to speed up an investigation into the killing of a young Christian woman by angry Islamists, friends said.

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians

April 1, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service


MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers on Tuesday, April 1, asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

Nigeria Muslim Militants Attack School, Church

April 1, 2014

By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria

nigeria_christians1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Angry Muslim crowd torched a church and attacked a school in northern Nigeria during a protest against alleged blasphemy of Islam's Prophet Mohammad by a schoolteacher, local media reported Tuesday, April 1.

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Attack Kenya Church; 4 Killed

March 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

likoniattackMOMBASA, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants burst into a crowded church near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday, March 23, killing as many as four people and injuring 17 others, local Christians and officials said. Witnesses said at least two gunmen began shooting indiscriminately after interrupting Sunday's worship service of the Joy Jesus Church congregation in Likoni, located across a deep-water channel from Mombasa city.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Deaths In Massive Killings

March 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service


ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians were mourning their deaths Friday, March 21, as the full extend of Islamic militant attacks against them became clear, with at least 150 people killed since last weekend.

Egypt Christian Dies After Libya Attack

March 20, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service


CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian who was shot in the head by a suspected Islamic extremist in Libya has died of his injuries, family members said.

Seven Christians Executed In Libya

February 28, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BENGHAZI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) urged prayers Friday, February 28, after the bodies of seven Egyptian Christians were found on a beach in a suburb east of Benghazi, Libya'ssecond largest city

Tanzania President Concerned As Militants Target Zanzibar Churches

February 27, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

300px-fort-zanzibarDAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tanzania's president has expressed concern over religious tensions amid reports that several Christians were slightly injured in bomb attacks targeting churches and other sites on the semi-autonomous, and mainly Muslim, Zanzibar islands.

Nigeria Militants Kill Dozens In School; Christian President Concerned

February 26, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's embattled Christian president condemned on Wednesday, February 26, an overnight attack on a school in the country's troubled north-east by suspected Islamist militants, in which as many as 40 students died.
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