By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Syria and Lebanon were mourning Saturday, October 20, the growing number of believers killed in anti-Christian violence, including children. Among the latest victims in Syria was missionary and house church leader Sami, his wife and their three children, who were murdered by "a marauding militia earlier this month," said the Christian Aid Mission (CAM) group.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BEIRUT, LEBANON (BosNewsLife)-- A car bomb rocked a Christian area of the Lebanese capital Beirut Friday, October 19, killing at least eight people, including a top Lebanese security official, and reviving memories of the long civil war that once ruined this city.
By BosNewsLige Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian Christians appealed for prayers Wednesday, August 14, as dozens of churches were attacked by furious Islamic mobs in response to a deadly government crackdown on protests in the capital Cairo that killed at least scores of people.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BEIRUT, LEBANON (BosNewsLife)-- Lebanese security forces prepared to crackdown on Islamic insurgents Friday, June 25, after threatening leaflets were found calling on Christians to leave a key port city and a bomb blast that killed at least one person in a predominantly Christian town.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting from the Middle East, Asia and Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BEIRUT/CAIRO/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christians across the Muslim world faced turmoil Friday, September 14, as deadly protests against an anti-Islam film spread across the Middle East, Africa, and south and east Asia.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIRUT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's foreign minister has urged the international community to support Lebanon's stability and protect Christians in the region amid concerns about rising sectarian tensions.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Mourning Christians in Syria were still awaiting answers Monday, July 8, as to why Islamic militants with links to opposition rebels entered Christian villages more than a month ago killing several people, including children, in what locals called a "massacre".
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BEIRUT, LEBANON (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Syria remained in the crossfire Sunday, November 18, as rebels captured up to 30 percent of the heavily Islamic nation, a leading Dutch legislator and investigator told BosNewsLife.