By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Saudi Arabia has deported all 35 Ethiopian Christians who were detained last year for holding an all-night prayer vigil, rights activists involved in the case confirmed Friday, August 3.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A jailed evangelical pastor in Iran says he has forgiven the prison guards who mistreated him and nearly 30 other inmates.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syrian Christians fear that a prominent priest has become the latest victim of ongoing kidnappings by Islamic militants, though dozens of believers were reportedly released by the Islamic State group on Christmas Day.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by VOA News' Scott Bobb in Jerusalem JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife/VOA News)-- Israeli aircraft hit Palestinian targets in the Gaza Strip late Thursday, August 19, killing six people, in retaliation for deadly attacks against Israelis earlier in the day.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Iranian Christian musician was again behind bars Wednesday, May 7, after being released in December, while an evangelical house church official has been detained as part of a wider crackdown, Christians said.
By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of angry Muslims on Saturday, November 21, burnt Christian shops and attacked a police station in southern Egypt where a Christian was being held on suspicion of “sexually assaulting” a Muslim girl, police said.
By Linda Bordoni CAIRO/VATICAN CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery in Egypt.