BosNewsLife Launches New Website And “Worthy” Partnership

By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Central and Eastern Europe's first Christian news agency on the Internet, BosNewsLife, has launched a new website ( and a strategic partnership with Worthy Ministries, an organization specialized in Christian news "and spreading the Gospel around the world," its founder confirmed Friday, December 5.

Israel Investigating Firebomb Attack On Monastery

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service graffiti JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israeli police were investigating on Wednesday, August 21, a fire bomb attack on a a Roman Catholic monastery, which also involved anti-Christian graffiti.

NEWS ALERT: Israel Retaliates in Gaza After Gunmen Attack Near Eilat

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by VOA News' Scott Bobb in Jerusalem JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife/VOA News)-- Israeli aircraft hit Palestinian targets in the Gaza Strip late Thursday, August 19, killing six people, in retaliation for deadly attacks against Israelis earlier in the day.

People Traffickers Kill Orthodox Christians In Sinai Desert

By BosNewsLife Middle East and African Services with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- People traffickers have killed two Orthodox deacons who were among hundreds of African refugees held as hostages in the Sinai Desert, a Christian rights group said Monday December 13.

BREAKING NEWS: US Bishops Rush To Israel As Ground Offensive Continues (BosNewsLife In-Depth)

By BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos with additional reporting by BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent George Whitten in Israel ap_israel_offensive_gaza_victim_05jan09_190JERUSALEM/GAZA CITY (BosNewsLife)-- More than half of the United States' Lutheran bishops were on their way to Israel Monday, January 5, amid international concerns that an Israeli offensive against the militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip would lead to more suffering of civilians, including the territory's Christian minority.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Christians In Crossfire As Israel Strikes Kill 205 (Developing Story)

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting from the region ap_gaza_attack_190_engBETHLEHEM/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Gaza and the West Bank faced a dark night Saturday, December 27, as Israeli air strikes against suspected Hamas militants killed hunderds of Palestinians, and Christmas lights were shut off around Bethlehem, which Christians consider Jesus' birthplace, to protest Israel's actions.

Israel Group Campaigns Against Messianic Jews, Missionaries

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- A hard-line Jewish ultra-Orthodox group in Israel has launched a campaign against Christian missionaries and Jewish Christians, known as Messianic Jews, who they view as a security threat.

Militants Fire Mortars Towards Israel; Convoy Attacked

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent reporting from Jerusalem MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANSJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) –- Humanitarian aid continued to flow into Gaza on Thursday, January 23, despite nearly a dozen mortar shells being fired towards Israel so far, officials said, and reports of a Jordanian convoy being attacked by suspected Hamas militants.

Death Toll Gaza Fighting Reaches Nearly 900 (In-Depth)

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent reporting from Israel
ap_gaza_israeli_bombing_palestinians_12jan091JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israel continued military attacks in the Gaza Strip Monday, January 12, with troops moving further into the world's most populated region and Israeli warplanes pounding homes of Hamas fighters and smuggling tunnels near the Egyptian border.

Israel Fighting For Future of Christianity (Column)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist Mideast YemenJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Fewer than 100 Jews are believed to be living in Yemen, and the number could soon drop to zero, as Houthi rebels fight to expand their control of the country.