By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and reports from the region TRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Egypt and Libya faced potential violence Wednesday, September 12, after American Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three staff members were killed when gunmen attacked the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.
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 Africa Service and BosNewsLife Asia Service TRIPOLI/JAKARTA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two heavily Islamic nations were struggling Thursday, March 21, as believers in Libya faced rebuilding their torched church while half-a-world away in Indonesia, Christians were ordered to dismantle their place of worship.
By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services 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.
(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.
By BosNewsLife News Center TRIPOLI, 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.
>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.
By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center