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BREAKING NEWS: Injured Iran Pastor Forgives Prison Guards For Beating

April 22, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

fathiTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A jailed evangelical pastor in Iran says he has forgiven the prison guards who mistreated him and nearly 30 other inmates.

JERUSALEM BRAINWAVE: Jesus Christ “Risen From Death”, Friends Say (Column)

April 20, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife Columns)-- A man claiming to be the Messiah  rose up from death Sunday, April 8, after he died at a cross on Golgotha hill near Jerusalem's walls, his friends said.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Dutch Priest Killed In Syria; Islamists Suspected (Update)

April 7, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

priesttDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch priest, who became known for his insistence on staying in the war-torn Syrian city of Homs, was shot dead there Monday, April 7, by suspected Islamic militants, Catholic sources said.

NEWS ALERT: Residents Flee Syria Christian Town After Militants Kill 80

April 5, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

syrianDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Aid workers remain concerned over dozens of mainly elderly Christians in north-west Syria, after Islamic militants overran a Christian town, killing some 80 people, and forcing thousands of local residents to flee.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan

April 4, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center

reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.

Iran Evangelicals Lose Appeal Against Long Prison Terms

April 3, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Six out of eight detained Iranian Christians have lost their appeal against long prison terms on what friends view as trumped-up charges, trial observers said late Thursday, April 3.

Christian On Hunger Strike In Iran Jail

March 30, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

Vahid_Hakkani-4X3TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has begun a hunger strike in an Iranian prison to protest the rejection of his conditional release appeal by the Revolutionary Court, despite concerns over his health, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife Sunday, March 30.

Obama “Silent” Over Persecution Christians In Saudi Arabia

March 29, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

obama-saudi-arabia-march-28-2014RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Human rights activists have criticized American President Barack Obama for not addressing the persecution of Christians and other minorities during his talks with leaders in Saudi Arabia.

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.
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