NEWS ALERT: Iran Sentences Christian Convert To Three Years Imprisonment, report

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian convert remained in an Iranian jail Wednesday, February 29, after being sentenced to three years imprisonment for his Christian activities, trial observers said.  

NEWS ALERT: Concerns Over Detained Iranian Christian Songwriter

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A major evangelical house church movement in Iran urged the international community Sunday, May 20, to help free its songwriter and devoted Christian Alireza Seyyedian who was sentenced to six years imprisonment for "threatening national security" and "propaganda".  

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Released; At Home

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN/RASHT (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was sentenced to death and became a symbol of what his church called "suffering Christians" in this heavily Islamic nation, could embrace his wife and children Saturday, September 8, after he was unexpectedly released from prison, BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS ALERT: Missing Iran Christian Women Seen In Tehran Prison

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service rightsactivist TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)--Comments from the daughter of influential Iranian ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani suggest that two missing evangelical Christian women are still alive and serving time in Tehran's feared Evin Prison, Iranian media and Christians said Tuesday, April 16 .

BREAKING: Iran Christians Detained; Church Leaders Await Outcome Appeal (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians are concerned about the plight of eight prominent church workers who they say face lengthy prison terms and torture following an appeal hearing and further detentions this week.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Releases Christian After Court Overturns 10-Year Sentence

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service iranundergroundchurchcpTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A young Iranian man who was sentenced to ten years imprisonment after converting from Islam to Christianity has been released from jail, Iranian Christians and activists told BosNewsLife Monday, November 4.

NEWS ALERT: Jailed Iranian Pastor Facing Death, Denied Medical Care

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A jailed Iranian pastor, who may be executed for "apostasy", already faces death as authorities continue to deny him medical care despite earlier promises, a church official and close friend told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran To Release Pastor Fathi From Prison; Concerns Remain

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Farshid Fathi MalayeriTEHRAN/VIENNA (BosNewsLife)- A jailed Iranian evangelical pastor has been told he will be released two years earlier than expected after international pressure, though fellow Christians expressed doubts whether Iran would keep the promise when wrapping up talks on a nuclear deal with the United States and other powers, BosNewsLife learned.

Iran Detains Azeri, Iranian Evangelicals

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service imagesTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Relatives and friends say three Azeri Christians and an Iranian Christian remain behind bars in Tehran, nearly a month after they were detained as part of a larger government-backed crackdown on evangelicals. Seperately, Iranian authorities released Amin Khaki from Ahvaz Prison, after he served part of a one-year sentence for "spreading Christianity" in this strict Islamic nation, supporters told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Allows Hospital Treatment For Jailed Pastor; Others Detained

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J, Bos More Christians have been detained in Iran.TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran has allowed jailed pastor and Gospel artist Vruir Avanessian to receive routine dialysis after warnings he would die, but two other house church Christians were detained early Monday, December 31, Christians said.