NEWS ALERT: Islamic State Publishes Execution Photos Of 21 Christians
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State group has published a report with photos suggesting the possible execution of 21 Coptic Christian construction workers from Egypt who were kidnapped while working in Sirte, Libya, BosNewsLife established Sunday, February 15.
NEWS ALERT: Egypt Condemns Deadly Church Bombing In Libya (Update)
(ADDS CHURCH REACTIONS, MORE DETAILS) By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt on Monday, December 31, condemned the bombing of a Coptic Christian church in neighboring Libya that killed two Egyptians and wounded two others.
Swiss Marinet Ban Threatens Christians In Muslim Countries–report
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CAIRO/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- An aid and advocacy group has warned that a recent decision by Swiss voters to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland is having ramifications for already persecuted Christians in several Muslim-majority countries.
BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians Among Over 500 Killed; Churches Burning
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians woke up in an Egypt on the verge of civil war with as many as 27 churches being attacked and at least two Coptic Christians killed among the at least 525 people who lost their lives in an army crackdown on protests and related clashes.
Egypt Police Detains Muslim In Murder Of Christian
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police have detained a Muslim man who allegedly killed a Coptic Christian and seriously injured two other Copts in two different villages, north of the capital Cairo, Christians said Wednesday September 23.
Egypt Detains 4 Christians Over Deadly Violence
Massive New Year and Christmas Attacks In Arab World, Africa, Asia
By BosNewsLife Center with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD/CAIRO/BEIJING (BosNewsLife)-- Rights investigators said Wednesday, January 13, there has been "a surge ofattacks" against Christians since December, with deaths, detentions and destruction reported in the Arab world, Africa and Asia.
Europe Condemns Crackdown On Coptic Christians In Egypt, Syria
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO/BRUSSELS (BosNewsLife)-- The European Parliament (EP) has condemned violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, after at least 25 were killed and more than 300 wounded by security forces in Cairo during a peaceful protest earlier this month, a key legislator told BosNewsLife Friday, October 28.
Egypt Charges Muslim With Killing Christian
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife) – Egyptian authorities have charged a Muslim man with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian...
Church ‘Prays’ That Egypt’s Morsi Keeps Promise
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The acting head of Egypt's Coptic Catholic Church pledged Wednesday to pray that the country's Islamic president-elect Mohammed Morsi will develop a democratic society that will respect rights of everyone, including minority Christians.