21st July, 2015

An Iraqi Franciscan priest abducted by Islamic militants in northwest Syria has been released, but Christian leaders cautioned that persecution of minority groups continues in the war-torn region.

Dhiya Aziz was captured on 4th July in

20th July, 2015

UN Secretary General Ban KI-moon has condemned an suicide bomb attack in Iraq in which at least 120 people were reportedly killed.

The so-called Islamic State (also known as ISIS) have claimed responsibility for

17th July, 2015

Three Christians in Egypt have been accused of showing disdain or contempt for Islam after an evangelism outreach to Muslims last weekend in the port city of Alexandria, sources said.

The three Christians

16th July, 2015

A congregation in this central Nigerian city continued worshiping on 12th July after a security man found and tossed over a fence a bomb before it exploded, the pastor said.

13th July, 2015

The number of Syrian refugees passed four million last week, according to the UN refugee agency.

UNHCR said last week that the new figures - which put the number of refugees at slightly more than

10th July, 2015

Five Christians were imprisoned by local authorities in the Mexican village of Tzetelton because they had converted to Protestantism, according to UK-based persecuted church advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

In a statement, CSW

9th July, 2015

Islamic extremists with Somalia-based Al-Shabaab killed 17 quarry workers in northern Kenya early Tuesday morning, including several Christians, sources said.

The attack in Soko Mbuzi, near Mandera, took place at

8th July, 2015

Iranian Christian prisoner, Pastor Farshid Fathi, has been told the good news by prison officials, that he will be released on 10th December this year. He had previously expected to remain in prison until December

7th July, 2015

Thousands of children remain affected by last year's fighting in Gaza as families are forced to live in

7th July, 2015

In a case raising the spectre of religious profiling, Islamic extremist threats have forced a leading Catholic educator to flee Pakistan.

Bernadette L Dean, an educator on Sindh Province"s committee for curriculum and textbook

6th July, 2015

An increasing number of children in Syria are being forced into work including, in the most extreme cases, fighting for armed groups or sexual exploitation, according to a joint UNICEF-Save the Children report.

The report revealed

5th July, 2015

Pakistan police have detained a cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple who allegedly desecrated the Quran, deemed a holy book Muslims. Police rescued the Christians from the crowd near the

3rd July, 2015

Prosecutors in Upper Egypt have dropped all charges against a Muslim who, according to numerous eyewitnesses, gunned down a Christian with the aim of intimidating his family into withdrawing charges in another religiously motivated killing.

2nd July, 2015

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2nd July, 2015

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