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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Egypt legalizes 156 churches as Christians remained divided over President Sisi

(ICC): Last week, the Egyptian government legalized 156 churches, bringing the total to 783. More than 3,700 churches have sought legalization since Egypt passed a new law in 2016 which purported to streamline the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Boko Haram terrorist attack in Niger leaves 7 soldiers, 38 militants dead

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the Boko Haram jihadist group in southeastern Niger, the defense ministry said. “Armed forces … strongly repelled an attack by the terrorist group Boko More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Joe Lieberman calls for condemnation of Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism, it’s a ‘moral test’ of Democrats

Former Senator and VP candidate Joe Lieberman on Wednesday discussed the took issue with Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) anti-Semitic statements and the delay in the House vote for a resolution to condemn anti-Semitism. In More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Egypt: NY Times David Kirkpatrick refused entry into Cairo, Ahmed Gamal Zyada arrested over social media remarks

Two journalists have been detained on landing at Cairo airport in the past few weeks. One, a US reporter, was denied entry and put on a flight back to Europe. The other, an Egyptian photojournalist, was imprisoned. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Boko Haram murder 8 as Nigeria’s election gets delayed, nearly 200 terrorists surrender in Cameroon

Boko Haram fighters have killed eight people in an attack in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, a leader of a civilian task force said. This attack occurred hours before Nigeria’s electoral More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Asia Bibi still trapped in Pakistan, even after acquittal from blasphemy charges

(International Christian Concern) –Asia Bibi, a Christian woman formally on death row in Pakistan, continues to live like a prisoner almost three months after her acquittal by the Supreme Court. Bibi, who continues More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Pakistan: Christian brothers, Qasir and Amoon, sentenced to death under blasphemy laws after website posts

Pakistani Christian brothers Qasir and Amoon have been sentenced to death after being accused of blasphemy. The court of Mr. Javed Iqbal Bosal Additional Sessions Judge of Talagang District Jhelum. photo Kauhajoki.vaakuna.svg The More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Ohio: Damon Joseph arrested for ISIS terrorist plot to attack Toledo synagogue, murder rabbi

The man claims allegiance to Islamic State as details emerge surrounding the ISIS plot to attack a synagogue in Toledo with Damon Joseph arrested. Damon Joseph Joseph, 21, of Holland, Ohio, was arrested on Friday More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Egypt Responded to Massacre of Christians, Attack claimed by ISIS

(International Christian Concern) –This weekend, Egyptian Security Forces announced the deaths of 19 terrorists whom they alleged were complicit in the implementation of the massacre of Christians on November More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan Christians living in fear as Asia Bibi’s acquittal sparks protests by Muslim extremists

The hardliners’ protests following the supreme court’s verdict to acquit Asia Bibi continue. Many roads of all major cities are closed and barricaded, and police and rangers are patrolling to monitor and control More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Pakistan Christian boy thrown out of classroom for touching water faucet, called ‘Choora’ and beaten

A 13-year-old Pakistani Christian boy was sent out of his classroom for turning off a tap that had been left running. On 16 October the fourth grade student, Sharjeel, was expelled from his class because it was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pastor Andrew Brunson free from Turkish prison

Along with thousands of Christians and other faith-based groups, the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) Coalition is celebrating the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson from his two-year More...

By Oscar Nkala On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Nearly 100 killed in one year of Islamist-linked terrorism in northern Mozambique

About 100 people have been killed and 70 others injured since a new Islamist rebel group launched attacks on villages and government installations in the Cabo Delgado region of northern Mozambique in October last More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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CAIR joins Leftists to reject Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the full Senate to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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ICC asks ‘Why Egypt’s churches are under attack’

(International Christian Concern) –In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches. They demonstrate when there is a whisper of church legalization More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Egypt: Christian violence sparks increases in security in Minya

(International Christian Concern) – Violence against Christians in Minya, Upper Egypt, has led security forces to extend their presence for several days. Church officials, supported by some members of parliament, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Algeria: Christian graves desecrated, a move ignored under Islamic Law

(International Christian Concern) – Over 30 graves were desecrated last week at Algeria’s La Reunion War Cemetery, one of the few Christian cemeteries in Oued Ghir. Just a few weeks earlier, another Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Pakistan: Faraz Badar dies after acid attack in Lahore, targeted for being Christian

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) learned that Faraz Badar, a 26-year old Christian resident of Gujranwala, died in a Lahore hospital on September 15, 2018. He succumbed More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Nigeria: Fulani Islamic militants murder two Christian boys

(International Christian Concern) – On September 14, 2018, Fulani militants attacked and killed two young Christian boys who were caring for a herd of cows. The boys, Ntyang Pam Danjuma and Mesheck Dalyop Kang’ageda, More...


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