Jailed Christian Convert ‘Embracing’ Islam In Egypt

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

mohamed-hegazyCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern about the plight of Mohamed Hegazy amid fears the Christian convert may have been forced to publicly embrace Islam after he was allegedly jailed and tortured by Egyptian authorities.

BREAKING: Gunman Raids Dutch Television Studio; No Injuries (Update)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Pand NOS ontruimdHILVERSUM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A man brandishing a fake gun demanding airtime stormed the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS, January 29, briefly abducting a doorman and interrupting a television news program, before being overpowered by Dutch police.

Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity


By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar

runningNAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea Christians Urge Prayer Amid War Threat


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

NORTHKOREAYESPYONGYANG/SEOUL/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- North Korean Christians appealed for prayers as Pyongyang warned foreign embassies to leave by April 10 after moving medium range missiles to its east coast, raising fears of imminent war. “We are to meet the decisive battle with a gun in one hand and a hammer in the other,” said a Christian leader.