Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from India MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian security forces regained control of Mumbai Saturday, November 29, after the worst terrorist assault in the country's history killed nearly 200 people, including Christians and Jews, officials said. Some 60 hours after a group of gunmen threw India's commercial capital into bloody chaos by attacking a train station, hospitals, hotels and other high profile targets, officials said all of the suspected Islamic militants were killed or captured.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people, most of them Christians, remain displaced in Nigeria's farming belt where hundreds of people have been killed by Fulani cattle herders backed by Islamic terror groups, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NOAUKCHOTT, MAURITANIA (BosNewsLife)-- An American aid worker has been shot and killed in Mauritania by suspected Islamic militants of the Al-Qaida network because he was involved in spreading Christianity in the African nation, several Christian groups confirmed Friday, June 26.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Muslim militants have beheaded two young boys in Somalia because their Christian father refused to hand over information about a church leader, a Christian news agency reported Wednesday, July 1.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
CAIRO/BRUSSELS (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's election commission failed Sunday to set a date for the first presidential election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, adding to Western concerns about the plight of minority Christians as Islamists have increased their influence.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian residents were among those hiding Saturday, August 9, in hills of northeastern Nigeria after Islamic militants killed more than 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, rights activists and local residents said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East and African Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The deputy to al-Qaida's group leader Osama bin Laden accused Egypt's Christian leadership of "inciting interfaith tensions", despite reports that Egyptian Christians have been killed, injured and kidnapped in several attacks in the predominantly Islamic nation.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants in northern Nigeria have slit the throats of 15 Christians, shortly after at least a dozen Christians were killed by gunmen in separate attacks, relief officials and Christians said Monday, December 31.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians were among millions in Egypt demanding President Mohammed Morsi's resignation on Monday, July 1, amid concerns their nation was moving rapidly towards a hardline Islamic state after at least 16 people died in several days of massive nationwide protests.
By BosNewsLife News Center CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Brazilian tourists was arrested in Egypt for carrying pro-Israel material, a Jewish news agency reported Thursday, May 21.