Bandits Kidnap Christian Evangelists in Nigeria

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) – Bandits have reportedly abducted eight Christian evangelists in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State...

Nigeria Detains Alleged Militants Who Killed Pastor

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern Nigeria have detained suspected Islamic militants who allegedly killed a pentecostal pastor, his assistant, and at least 10 other people, BosNewsLife monitored Saturday, June 11.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians In Crossfire Amid Deadly Turmoil Over Anti-Muslim Film

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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.

Egypt Again Detains Christian Brothers; Believer Kidnapped

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BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian brothers were behind bars again Sunday, May 31, just weeks after being released from an Egyptian prison where they were held for a year on false charges of murdering a Muslim in Mallawi, Upper Egypt.

BREAKING NEWS: Concerns Over Libya’s Christians As Allies Launch Military Action (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya's minority Christians were among those facing danger Saturday, March 19, as the international community began enforcing a no fly zone over the predominantly Sunni Muslim nation to halt attacks by forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Egypt Christians Face Kidnappings, Extortion

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service egyptchristiansCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Representatives of Egypt's embattled Coptic Christians say the recent kidnapping of a Christian teenager underscores mounting concern about increased anti-Christian violence in the Muslim nation.

Wycliffe Bible Translators Move To Most Anti-Christian Nations

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By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Translators of U.S.-based Wycliffe Associates have launched two Bible translation projects in countries where evangelism, or even reading a Bible, is forbidden.

Nigeria Army Claims Two Christian Schoolgirls Rescued; Parents Cautious

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NIGERIA-masterBy BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's army says it has rescued two of hundreds of Christian school girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants, though parents have expressed doubts about the identity of one of the girls.

“Dozens” Of Christians Hacked To Death In DRC; Thousands Flee

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 29080GOMA, DRC (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people have fled an area in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after up to nearly 40 Christian villagers were hacked to death by suspected Islamic militants, Christians in the area confirmed.

Nigeria Militants Kill 23 For Disobeying Islamic Law; Christians Tense

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service eng_nigeria_clash_b_711099gABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in northern Nigeria were on edge Thursday, January 24, after militants killed at least 23 people for disobeying Islamic religious law, known as Sharia, residents said.