BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)

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By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.

BREAKING NEWS: Somalia Militants Behead Christian For ‘Leaving Islam’

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic fighters of the militant al-Shabab group have beheaded a devoted Christian for "leaving Islam", witnesses and other sources said late Saturday, November 17.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Triumphs Amid Trials As Churches Grow Despite ‘Holy War’

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Triumphs amid trials marked BosNewsLife's November 4-November 10 newsweek with a Pakistani evangelist managing to distribute Bibles in areas hit by reported Islamic violence, the Middle East's largest Christian community embracing a new leader, while in Africa Christians died in attacks.

Somalia Militants Use ‘Ex-Christians’ To Bomb Kenya Churches; Pastor Killed (Update)

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(ADDS LATEST ATTACK ON CHURCH IN KENYA, MORE DETAILS) By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)– Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab uses converts from religious Christianity to Islam to carry out attacks against churches in neighboring Kenya as part of what they call a "holy war", or Jihad, officials said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Sunday, November 4.

Somalia Militants Behead Christian Man

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic fighters from the militant al-Shabab group in Somalia have beheaded a Christian on the outskirts of the war-torn nation's capital Mogadishu, a Christian news agency reported Wednesday, February 8.

Somalia Militants Flogging Woman Over Christian Conversion

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Somali woman, who converted from Islam to Christianity. was nursing her injuries Wednesday, January 11, after she was reportedly paraded before a cheering crowd and publicly flogged as a punishment for embracing a “foreign religion.”

Somalia Christians Face More Violence Amid Suicide Attack, Beheading

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia were confronted with more violence Sunday, October 23, amid reports that a suspected Islamic militant blew himself up while earlier the militant al-Shabab group beheaded a 17-year-old Christian near the capital Mogadishu.  

Somalia’s Starving Christians Struggle After Beheading

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By Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife Correspondents MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)–- Hungry minority Christians in Somalia faced another struggle Sunday, September 18, after suspected Islamic militants beheaded a Christian convert and foreign aid workers were banned from reaching a dying population.

Concerns Over Killings Of Christians In Somalia And At Sea

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia were mourning another victim of Islamic extremism Thursday, February 24, while at sea new details emerged about the killing of Americans involved in Bible distribution to often remote areas of the world.

Somalia Militants Kill Woman For Embracing Christianity, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in Somalia have publicly killed a woman because she embraced Christianity, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, January 25.