Abducted Indian Priest Begging For Life In Video
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife NEW DELHI/SANAA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in the Arabic Peninsula have urged prayers for an Indian priest abducted in Yemen by Islamic militants on March 4, 2016, as New Year's Day was overshadowed by uncertainty over his condition and whereabouts. The appeal came after priest Tom Uzhunnalil was seen begging for his life in video footage published by social media, a day after Christmas.
Yemen Sees Second Anniversary Of Kidnapping Christians
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service SANAA, YEMEN (BosNewsLife)-- Sunday, June 12, marked the second anniversary of the kidnappings of nine Christian foreigners in Yemen by suspected Muslim militants, but German and British investigators "were understood" to have ended "their active search" for those still missing, advocacy group Middle East Concern (MEC) said.
North Korea, Iran World’s “Top Persecutors” Of Christians, Report Says
By BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife's Senior Special Correspondent Johan Th. Bos reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM/WASHINGTON D.C. (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world's largest mission agencies, Open Doors, named North Korea and Iran Wednesday, November 6, as "the worst persecutors of Christians".
Yemen Militants Kill Christian Aid Workers Over Mission Work
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife SANA'A/WOLFSBURG (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers are believed to have been kidnapped and killed in Yemen by suspected Islamic militants because they were involved in evangelism among Muslims and had been warned to end their mission work, BosNewsLife learned Thursday June 25.
Yemen Christian Expatriates Review Security Following Killings
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service SANA'A, YEMEN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian expatriates in Yemen, including missionaries, were reviewing their security arrangements Tuesday, June 16, following confirmation of the murders of at least three kidnapped foreigners by suspected Islamic militants, a Christian group with close knowledge about the situation said.
BREAKING NEWS: U.S. photojournalist Luke Somers Killed
BREAKING: U.S. photojournalist Luke Somers held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen has been killed in failed U.S. rescue attempt, FBI confirms.— BosNewsLife (@BosNewsLife) December 6, 2014
BREAKING(2)US photojournalist Luke Somers and South African aidworker Pierre Korkie held by al-Qaida militants in Yamen killed,officials say— BosNewsLife (@BosNewsLife) December 6, 2014
Concerns Over Kidnapped Christians In Yemen As Fighting Escalates
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife SAN'A,YEMEN (BosNewsLife)-- Intense fighting between government forces and Shi'ite Muslim rebels in northern Yemen is hampering international efforts to locate a kidnapped German Christian family and a British engineer, BosNewsLife established Saturday, September 5.
BREAKING NEWS: Saudi Forces Free Kidnapped Christian Girls In Yemen
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Saudi Arabia's security forces freed two German Christian girls kidnapped nearly a year ago in neighboring Yemen but the fate of their abducted parents, their infant brother and a British engineer remained unknown, officials and Christians said Tuesday, May 18.