By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)–- Hundreds of Christians were preparing Monday, July 30, for a massive protest outside Egypt's Constitutional court to demand the dissolution of what they view as an Islamist-dominated assembly tasked with writing the country’s new constitution, rights activists said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reportong by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese Christian woman freed from death row has reportedly been detained with her husband as they tried to leave the African nation with their two children. The news emerged shortly after a Khartoum court on Monday, June 22, ordered the release of Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced for converting from Islam to Christianity.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Scores of Coptic Christian children are recovering from injuries and nearly two dozen minors remain detained after Egyptian security forces opened fire on unarmed Copts protesting against the authorities' decision to halt the construction of a church, rights investigators said Thursday 09.
BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian brothers were behind bars again Sunday, May 31, just weeks after being released from an Egyptian prison where they were held for a year on false charges of murdering a Muslim in Mallawi, Upper Egypt.
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.
By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan Christians risked their lives to meet in prayer in the capital Tripoli Wednesday, August 24, as fugitive Moammar Gadhafi assured "martyrdom or victory" in the battle against his opponents who he called "aggressors", Christian aid workers said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt said Saturday, December 11, it had no information on reports that hundreds of Eritrean and other African hostages, including Christians, are being held by people traffickers in the Sinai Desert.