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By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Georgia Woman, Kim Anh Vo Arrested for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Isis

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge 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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Jesuit priest Father Paolo Dall’Oglio remembered after disappearance in Syria six years ago

Portrait of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio SJ, founder of the Community al-Khalil in Deir Mar Musa, Syria, taken in the premises of the Community’s new monastery Deir Mariyam al-Adhra in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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North Carolina man, Erick Hendricks sentenced to 15 years for trying to ISIS Recruitment

Erick Jamal Hendricks, 38, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). A jury in Akron, Ohio, convicted More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Ohio man, Damon Joseph charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS

A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging an Ohio man with attempting to provide material support to ISIS, attempting to commit a hate crime, and possessing firearms in furtherance of a crime More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Fort Pierce Resident, Charlton LaChase Sentenced to Prison for ISIS Related Threats

A Fort Pierce resident was sentenced to prison yesterday for making ISIS related threats. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Iraq: Isam Bahnam cites lack of water, electricity, and employment for mass exodus

(International Christian Concern) –On Saturday, the governors of two Christian towns in Iraq’s Nineveh Plains warned that a lack of basic life necessities are causing citizens to relocate back to or remain in More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Egypt: Islamic State militants kidnap Coptic Christian in Sinai Peninsula

(International Christian Concern) –A Coptic Christian man traveling on a microbus in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was kidnapped by Islamic militants on January 18th.  Abeed Nakhla Yassa was traveling to the city More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Libya: Mass grave found with over 30 dead Ethipian Christian bodies, murdered by Islamic State

(International Christian Concern) –The bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians killed by ISIS militants in 2015 have been discovered in a mass grave in Sirte, Libya. Authorities located the mass grave as a result of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif attacks Islamic State’s persecution of Christians

(International Christian Concern) –Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has completed a tour of Iraq. During this trip, he highlighted his meetings with representatives of Iraq’s religious minorities More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Syria: President Bashar Assad says state will rebuild Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor

(International Christian Concern) –The Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir Ezzor will be rebuilt with state funds, according to a pledge given by Syrian President Bashar Assad. The announcement was made More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Terrorist Sentenced to 40 Years for Plotting to Attack New York City for ISIS in 2016

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, announced today that ABDULRAHMAN EL BAHNASAWY was sentenced More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Boko Haram Kills 12 More Soldiers in Gudumbali, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –12 soldiers were killed yesterday in Northeast Nigeria, during another attack by Boko Haram. Several Dozen others are still missing. This is just another in a recent series of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Damon Joseph charged with plotting terrorist attack on a synagogue in the Ohio

Damon M. Joseph, 21, of Holland, Ohio, was charged today in federal court with one count of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist 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 Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Boko Haram murders Red Cross aid worker, Saifura Khorsa as Leah Sharibu’s life is in balance

(International Christian Concern) – If you haven’t heard or don’t remember the name Saifura Khorsa don’t be too surprised. She was an aid worker with the International Committee of Red Cross(ICRC) and was More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Indonesia adds anti-terror unit to fight Islamic State Muslim extremists in Central Sulawesi province

(International Christian Concern) – Growing radicalism in Indonesia has prompted the Indonesian military (TNI) to establish an anti-terror unit, yet human rights groups and observers are concerned that the expansion More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Kenya: Al-Shabaab Muslim terrorists execute two Christians pulled off of a bus

(International Christian Concern) – Al-Shabaab continues to be one of the biggest threats to Kenyan Christians lives. The Somali Based terror group rose to power around 2006, when another group splintered. Since More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Boko Haram murdered leader Mamman Nur and are ‘changing tactics’

(International Christian Concern) – Boko Haram is still one of the top three terrorist organizations in the world, despite major losses in personnel, controlled area and total influence. This year alone, they More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Pakistan: Two Christians killed leaving church, gunned down by Islamic State during motorcycle drive-by

At least two members of the Christian community were killed and five others injured in a firing incident near a church in Quetta, DawnNewsTV reported. The local Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the More...


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