BREAKING NEWS: Libya’s Gadhafi Refuses To Resign, “Dying As Martyr”

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said Tuesday, February 22, he would not resign and that he wants to die as a martyr in the country, a move that was expected to add to anxiety among minority Christians as the country moved towards civil war.

13 Christians Kidnapped In Libya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service Libya LIBYA, TRIPOLI (BosNewsLife)-- More than a dozen Christians remained missing Tuesday, January 20, more than two weeks after they were reportedly kidnapped in Libya by militants linked to the feared Islamic State group.

NEWS ALERT: With Libya In Turmoil, Concerns Grow Over Christian Minority

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By BosNewsLife African and Middle East Services with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- There is concern about Libya's tiny Christian community amid reports that hundreds of anti-government protesters have been killed as demonstrations spread to the northern African nation's capital Tripoli.

BREAKING NEWS: Libya’s Gadhafi Dies After Capture (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Moammar Gadhafi, the autocratic former Libyan leader who ruled his country for over 40 years, has died in rebel hands, a spokesman said Thursday, October 20, but minority Christians remained concerned about their nation's future.

Islamic Militants Kidnap 100 Eritrean Christians In Libya, Sudan

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.

NEWS ALERT: Iran’s Intelligence Ministry Launches Crackdown On House Churches

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran's notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) has launched a new crackdown against the country's largest network of house churches in "apparent retaliation" for Western outrage over the death sentence passed on to a pastor, according to well-informed Christians.

NEWS ALERT: Italy Police Say 12 Migrants Drowned For Faith In Christ

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By BosNewsLife News Center REUTERS753883_ThumbnailTRIPOLI/ROME/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Italian police say they have detained 15 Muslims who allegedly threw 12 Christians from an overcrowded migrant boat after they expressed faith in Jesus Christ. Vatican Radio, citing survivors, reported that the Christians had been praying for their lives during during a recent crossing from Libya.

Libya Church Torched After Death Evangelical; Indonesia Church Facing Destruction

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service and BosNewsLife Asia Service LibyaTRIPOLI/JAKARTA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two heavily Islamic nations were struggling Thursday, March 21, as believers in Libya faced rebuilding their torched church while half-a-world away in Indonesia, Christians were ordered to dismantle their place of worship.

NEWS ALERT: Libya Releases Christian Converts From Prison

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By BosNewsLife News Center muammar_al_gaddafiTRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid international pressure, Libya has released four Christians who were detained for converting from Islam, after nearly three months of imprisonment, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, April 21 from a key advocacy group involved in the case.

Seven Christians Executed In Libya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service Christiansfearrise BENGHAZI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) urged prayers Friday, February 28, after the bodies of seven Egyptian Christians were found on a beach in a suburb east of Benghazi, Libya'ssecond largest city