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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 The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Iran elevates cleric Ebrahim Raisi to Judiciary Chief despite human rights violations, attacks on non-Muslims

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on March 8, 2019, Ebrahim Raisi was sworn into office as the new Judiciary Chief of Iran’s Islamic Republic. His long More...

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 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 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 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 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 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 Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Malaysia Islamic Party president Hadi Awang warns Muslims that ‘nonbelievers will lead them to hell’

(International Christian Concern) –In a lengthy opinion piece published on social media today, Malaysia Islamic Party (PAS) president Hadi Awang delivered his warning to Muslims to place their trust in Muslim More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Iranian Sisters Make Bail Following Harsh Interrogation

(International Christian Concern) –Two Christian sisters arrested and assaulted during interrogation by Iranian authorities have reportedly been released on bail. They were arrested in early December in Ahvaz 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 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 Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Rochester Man, Emanuel Lutchman Guilty of Planning Deadly Attack to support ISIL

U. S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the conviction and sentence of Emanuel L. Lutchman. On April 11, 2016, the defendant More...


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