BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Releases Re-Arrested Christian Woman Ibrahim


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

sudan24n-3-webKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for leaving Islam was overturned has been released after being detained again for trying to leave Sudan, her defense team said. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was seen walking out of a Khartoum police station carrying her newborn baby, after several governments pressured Sudan to release her.

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Tells Jailed Pastor Irani To "Repent" Or Remain In Prison


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Irani-Benham-with-family-300x199KARAJ, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor who has been jailed in Iran for his Christian activities says he has been told by a court to remain behind bars because he "did not change". Speaking to BosNewsLife through an interpreter, Pastor Behnam Irani made clear he remained faithful to Christ, despite court pressure to return to Islam.

Afghanistan Debates Execution Christian Converts


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

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.

Questions Remain Over Syria "Massacre" Of Christians


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Mourning Christians in Syria were still awaiting answers Monday, July 8, as to why Islamic militants with links to opposition rebels entered Christian villages more than a month ago killing several people, including children, in what locals called a "massacre".

Iran Pastor Irani Facing Death Penalty; Health Deteriorating


Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Behnam IraniTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Behnam Irani, who may face the death penalty for "apostasy", is facing serious health problems after two years imprisonment, a close friend has told BosNewsLife. "After two years in jail he suffers terrible complications, including intestinal problems and rheumatism," confirmed Firouz Khandjani, a council member of the 'Church of Iran' movement to which the pastor belongs.