NEWS ALERT: Libya Releases Christian Converts From Prison

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By BosNewsLife News Center muammar_al_gaddafiTRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid international pressure, Libya has released four Christians who were detained for converting from Islam, after nearly three months of imprisonment, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, April 21 from a key advocacy group involved in the case.

BREAKING NEWS: Libya Christians Pray Amid Gunfire And Uncertainty

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan Christians risked their lives to meet in prayer in the capital Tripoli Wednesday, August 24, as fugitive Moammar Gadhafi assured "martyrdom or victory" in the battle against his opponents who he called "aggressors", Christian aid workers said.

African Man Turns To Christ Moments Before Beheading

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ghanaian-mat.-ayariga-isis-405x330 (1)TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- An African man acknowledged his faith in Jesus Christ just moments before he was beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya, according to new details revealed by several Christian sources. Mathew Ayairga, who well-informed Christians said originated from Chad but had also been linked to Ghana, was among 21 men killed by IS fighters for refusing to embrace Islam.

Egypt Christian Dies After Libya Attack

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service christiansegypt CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian who was shot in the head by a suspected Islamic extremist in Libya has died of his injuries, family members said.

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.

NEWS ALERT: Egypt Condemns Deadly Church Bombing In Libya (Update)

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(ADDS CHURCH REACTIONS, MORE DETAILS) By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchblastTRIPOLI/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.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Bombs Islamic State Targets After Beheading Of Christians

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos christiannn CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's military said Monday, February 16, it bombed Islamic State targets after the militant group published a video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians it had held hostage for six weeks.

‘Lybia Militants Kill U.S. Teacher For Faith In Christ’

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services RonnieSmith_LG TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- A month after an American teacher was gunned down in Libya friends an d family members are convinced that he was killed because of his Christian faith.

13 Christians Kidnapped In Libya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service Libya LIBYA, TRIPOLI (BosNewsLife)-- More than a dozen Christians remained missing Tuesday, January 20, more than two weeks after they were reportedly kidnapped in Libya by militants linked to the feared Islamic State group.

BREAKING NEWS: Libya Forces Detain Son Late Leader Gadhafi; Christians On Edge

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>Seif al-Islam detained in desert >Christians remain on edge amid reported opposition >Future uclear By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife African Service TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's fugitive son Seif al-Islam was captured in the south of the country, officials said Saturday, November 19, but it remained unclear whether minority Christians would feel safer in the still troubled nation.