By BosNewsLife Africa Service TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan rebels reportedly captured ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi Thursday, October 20, but minority Christians remained concerned about their future. In a statement the National Transitional Council (NTC) said revolutionary fighters detained Gadhafi Thursday, October 20, shortly after they gained control of his hometown of Sirte.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya has released a Ghanian believer who was sentenced in 2001 to 25 years in prison for importing evangelistic materials, a major rights group involved in the case confirmed Monday, May 4.
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran's notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) has launched a new crackdown against the country's largest network of house churches in "apparent retaliation" for Western outrage over the death sentence passed on to a pastor, according to well-informed Christians.
BosNewsLife News Center TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya's feared intelligence service has "detained and tortured" four Christians for converting from Islam, as part of a wider crackdown on people embracing Christianity, human rights group said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, March 12.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 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.
By BosNewsLife African and Middle East Services with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- There is concern about Libya's tiny Christian community amid reports that hundreds of anti-government protesters have been killed as demonstrations spread to the northern African nation's capital Tripoli.
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.