By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- A film about the life of the biblical Apostle Paul, which "clearly reflects the Gospel," has been watched in Syria by over a thousand Muslim clerics and politicians, including a government minister, organizers said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Five members of Iran's largest house church movement face a court after nearly five months behind bars, a representative told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 7.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 43 people and injured many more at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the Christian calendar.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian house church Christian was spending another day in brief freedom Thursday, July 21, after he was temporarily released from jail following the payment of a bail amount of some $101,000 in local currency, Iranian Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIRUT, LEBANON (BosNewsLife)-- The Bishop responsible for Maronite Christians in Europe warned the Western world Thursday, October 25, that recent deadly attacks in Christian districts of Beirut and Damascus could "unleash" a massive "new wave" of Christian refugees
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani of the Church of Iran, the country's largest house church movement, and his wife Tina Pasandide Nadarkhani have been released from detention but three other church members remain in custody, a senior church official told BosNewsLife Saturday, May 14.
(ADDS MORE DETAILS, FIXES PARAGRAPH) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CAIRO/BRUSSELS (BosNewsLife)-- The European Union was under pressure Wednesday, November 28, to freeze 500 million euro ($647 million) in annual financial aid to Egypt after a court in the capital Cairo sentenced seven Christians to death for their involvement in an anti-Islam film that prompted deadly riots throughout the world.