By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Senior Mission Correspondent Dr. John M. Lindner and Stefan J. Bos ALEPPO/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Syria's largest city Aleppo said Friday, December 7, they face starvation after dozens of believers already died in targeted attacks rocking Christian areas of the war-torn country.
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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of one of Iran's largest Protestant movements who faces imminent execution for abandoning Islam says he remains faithful to Christ, despite pressure from Iranian authorities to change his mind, according to a message from prison seen by BosNewsLife Saturday, October 30.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's attorney general has reportedly ordered the detention of 156 Christian protesters following deadly clashes with riot police in a suburb of the capital Cairo where authorities halted construction of a church, BosNewsLife monitored Thursday, November 25.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- Global pressure was increasing Saturday on Iran to halt the execution of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, with over one million people reportedly participating in an online social networking service demanding his release and actions across Europe.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BRUSSELS/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Christian legislator wants the European Union to pressure Egypt to change its "anti-Israel course" after the country's president attended an anti-Semitic prayer service.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Iraq have canceled several church services, including traditional Christmas Eve midnight Masses, amid fears of more violence after more than a dozen bonbings in the capital Baghdad killed some 60 people this week and other violence claims at least 7 lives elsewhere, Catholic and other church officials said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church on Saturday, August 17, condemned "dark terrorists" who he said are terrorizing Christians and Muslims as the death toll of this week's violence rose to more than 700 people.
>Execution is imminent, fear church sources >U.S., Britain urge Iran to spare pastor's life >Pastor seen accepting fate By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife