BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Killed In Egypt Church Blasts On Palm Sunday; Islamic State Claims Responsibility (UPDATE 3)


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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 43 people and injured many more at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the Christian calendar.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Killed In Massive Attacks In Northwest Pakistan

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. BPeshawar-gunos
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for attacks in a Christian neighborhood and outside a court complex in northwest Pakistan Friday, September 2, that officials said killed at least 12 and wounded dozens.

Egypt President Condemns Anti-Christian Violence


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has condemned anti-Christian violence outside Cairo's main church in which as many as two people were killed and up to 90 others were injured.

BREAKING NEWS: 150 Killed In Attack On Nigeria Churches, Police (UPDATE)

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

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants shouting "Allahu Akbar", or 'Allah is great', carried out coordinated gun and bomb attacks on churches and police stations in northern Nigeria, killing at least 150 people and injuring some 100 others, aid workers and witnesses confirmed Saturday, November 5.

 

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Christians Ask Prayers As Scores Are Killed In Bombings And Gun Battle


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Middle East Service

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraqi Christians asked for prayers Tuesday, November 2 as a series of explosions killed at least 50 people across Baghdad, shortly after nearly 60 people this weekend in a gun battle at a Syrian Orthodox Church.