By BosNewsLife Africa Service NIAMEY, NIGER (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamist group Boko Haram has threatened to kill all Christians in south-eastern Niger unless they leave the...
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors, remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province. The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Militants from Nigeria's feared Islamic group Boko Haram have vowed to continue kidnapping daughters of Christians after abducting hundreds of mainly Christian schoolgirls in the country's northeast.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors who faced the death penalty on controversial charges of espionage and other crimes have been freed, but authorities do not allow them to leave Sudan, Christians told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians appealed for prayers Tuesday, April 2, after Easter season violence in troubled central Nigeria left as many as 80 people dead and displaced some 4,500 others.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed Friday, August 16, in clashes between security forces and protesters prompting more fear among minority Christians.
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 News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East
By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The governor of Nigeria's troubled northern Kaduna state, who was known for promoting reconciliation between Christians and Muslims, has been killed with five other people in a helicopter crash, his party said Saturday, December 15.