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By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Saeed Abedini shares disturbing story of 6 executed in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini, the American Christian pastor jailed for over two years in Iran, shared the shocking beating and execution of six fellow prisoners during a rare visit from a family member. Saeed’s wife, More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Naghmeh Abedini on Iran: ‘Silence in the face of evil’

Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of an American pastor, Saeed Abedini,  imprisoned in Iran, spoke at CPAC this weekend, urging America to do more to free her husband. “My question is, as I’m proud to see my husband More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Jailed Pastor Saeed Abedini reports more pain, writes letter to President Obama

American pastor Saeed Abedini has said that he is feeling increased abdominal pain, a result of severe beatings at the hands of Iranian prison guards and other inmates. The American Center for Law and Justice More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Iran: Christian pastors Abdolreza Ali-Haghnejad and Reza Rabbani released after court ruling

An appeals court in Iran has thrown out the convictions of three pastors accused of committing crimes against national security, according to the Christian News Network. Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons The More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Saeed Abedini prison time in Iran is now over two years

Naghmeh Abedini and a large group gathered in a park near the White House to honor and pray for strength as her husband, Saeed, passed the second anniversary of his imprisonment. She read from Saeed’s letter More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Naghmeh Abedini: Pastor Saeed’s arrest stopped her ‘selfish’ ‘fearful’ lifestyle

The wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor jailed in Iran, wrote a piece on True Woman detailing her emotional transition and how her husband’s plight has changed her life. “I finally learned More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Jay Sekulow, ACLJ on Pastor Saeed Abedini: ‘Extremenely Dangerous’ times as threats come from IS terrorists

Just ahead of the two-year anniversary of Pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Iran nears, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) reports that Saeed now faces new death threats from Islamic State (IS) More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini testifies before Congress, ‘bring Saeed home’ and her kids ‘want Daddy home’

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, testified before Congress Thursday calling for Congress to make the release of Saeed a priority. Saeed has been detained and jailed for over a year, beaten and tortured, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini interview gives update on Pastor Saeed Abedini, the dangers of the new prison and help from Pope Francis

EXCLUSIVE: Naghmeh Abedini is battling to see the release of her husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in Iran for his religious beliefs for over one year. During previous interviews with The Global More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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European Parliament joins International pressure to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian jail

The European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ) reported the encouraging move to increase pressure on Iran to release American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is jailed in a prison due to his religious beliefs. The European More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Mostafa Bordbar, Iranian Christian released from jail following appeal, Abdolfattah Soltani now missing

An Iranian Christian has been released from prison after winning an appeal hearing for a 10-year prison sentenced issue back in July. Mostafa Bordbar has been released after three months in Evin Prison on charges More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Ted Cruz calls on Obama administration to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is urging President Obama to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. This is an increasingly sensitive situation because Abedini was recently moved to a prison More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Pastor Saeed Abedini transferred to a more dangerous prison in Iran

According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his faith, is facing life-threatening conditions after a recent prison transfer. Saeed’s family More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Christians jailed in Iran beaten for drinking wine during communion

A court in Iran has sentenced four Christian men to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion ceremony, a Christian advocacy group and international news sites report. The sentencing coincides with a government More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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California Pastor Eddie Romero arrested protesting Iran unlawfully imprisoning Christians will be sent back to the US

A pastor from California was arrested on Monday while conducting a protest in Iran surrounding five Christians that have been unlawfully imprisoned in the country. Eddie Romero  was taken into custody as he spoke More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Nasim, jailed Christian in women’s wing of Evin Prison in Iran sent to hospital, battling heart problems

Reports from Iran are that jailed Christian Maryam Naghash-Zargaran, known as Nasim, is battling heart disease and is headed to the hospital. According to Mohabat News, Nasim was transferred to Modares hospital to More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, September 28th, 2013
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President Obama calls for release of Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

President Obama asked Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to have American Pastor Saeed Abedini released from prison, according to the American Center for Law and Justice. Naghmeh Abedini and her husband Pastor More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini uses chance meeting with Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to ask for Saeed Abedini’s release

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived at the United Nations attempting to be the face of a reformed Iran, a government which released 80 opposition prisoners. The newly elected president said he would “take More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Billy Graham reaches out to Iranian President, calls for release of Pastor Saeed Abedini

Public domain photo/Billy Graham The Reverend Billy Graham has joined tens of thousands of Americans in writing a letter directly to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The full text of the letter was provided by More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini says Pastor Saeed has led ‘over 30’ to Christ while in Iranian prison

The wife of the American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith says her husband remains bold in Jesus Christ while in prison. Saeed Abedini‘s wife, Naghmeh, recently spoke to students at Liberty More...


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