BREAKING NEWS: Iran Frees Detained Dutch-Iranian Christian Abrahamian

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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran has released a Dutch-Iranian pastor who was jailed for 359 days on charges of spreading Christianity among Farsi-speaking Iranians and relations with foreign organizations, well-informed Iranian Christians said Wednesday, August 31.

Nepal Urged To Improve Religious Rights After Church Attack

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

KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have urged Nepal's new prime minister to help guarantee freedom of religion in a new constitution, just days after a bomb nearly destroyed a church.

Iran Detains Evangelical Pastor; Whereabouts Unknown

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- The whereabouts of an evangelical pastor in Iran remained unknown Saturday, August 27, some 10 days after he was detained by Iranian security forces as part of a reported government crackdown on Christian converts, BosNewsLife established.

BREAKING NEWS: US Churches Urged To Evacuate Ahead Of Hurricane Irene (News Watch)

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

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Christian volunteers, community leaders and emergency professionals urged churches in the U.S. eastern coastal regions on Friday, August 26, to evacuate their buildings and homes amid concerns Hurricane Irene will be the most powerful storm in decades.

NEWS ALERT: Tortured Bangladesh Christian Activist Hiding In Hong Kong (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

HONG KONG, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- He was tortured for his Christian faith, but still wanted to "sing the songs of David." He was naked, but "Jesus Christ" clothed him "with His Love." Words of Christian rights activist William Nicholas Gomes, a former Muslim who fled rough police and Islamic extremists in his native Bangladesh.


BREAKING NEWS: Libya Christians Pray Amid Gunfire And Uncertainty

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

TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan Christians risked their lives to meet in prayer in the capital Tripoli Wednesday, August 24, as fugitive Moammar Gadhafi assured "martyrdom or victory" in the battle against his opponents who he called "aggressors", Christian aid workers said.