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Girl kidnapped by ISIS appears on Facebook
Two years after her abduction by ISIS, little Christine, whose kidnap we reported in HEART, is still missing – but hopes rose for her mother when her daughter’s photo appeared on Facebook.
At least …
Maryam Naghash Zargaran before her imprisonment
Maryam Naghash Zargaran, a Christian convert from Islam, has been in Evin prison for three years and urgently needed medical treatment which the prosecutor refused to grant.
Since our report in the June-July issue, …
Right Rev Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester – one of several bishops protesting against Iran’s treatment of Christians. Photo: Diocese of Gloucester
Persecution of Christians in Iran is getting worse, said four bishops as a ‘Free Iran’ international protest took place in Paris on 9 July.
Almost 80 British and American church leaders supported the protest, one year after economic sanctions on Iran were lifted. They demanded government action to prevent persecution of Christians and other minorities in the Islamic state.
WHEN THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF AUSCHWITZ WAS CELEBRATED JUST A YEAR AGO, FEW COULD HAVE IMAGINED THAT ANTI-SEMITISM WOULD GET EVEN WORSE. BUT IT HAS…
THE PAST YEAR HAS SEEN TWO SHOCKING terrorist attacks on Paris, with Jews specifically targeted on both occasions, along with a wave of stabbings and shootings of innocent bystanders in Israel itself.
Pastor Saeed’s Iran jail hell over
But 90 other Christians are still jailed for their faith in Iran
By Andrew Boyd
Iranian / American pastor Saeed Abedini has been set free after more than three years in jail in Iran. He was denied medical treatment because, as a Christian, he was considered ‘unclean’.
by Chris Eyte
Mum of eight slain for Christ
Husband lost his brother too and fears for his children but he refuses to stop sharing the love of Jesus Christ in eastern Uganda.
A MUM of eight in eastern Uganda was murdered by an Islamist mob when her husband converted to Christianity.
The world’s ‘deafening silence’ as Israel faces threats from Iran, terrorism and IS alone
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has laid the blame for the recent upsurge in Palestinian terrorism squarely at the feet of PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, accusing him of incitement and supporting extreme groups.
“I believe it’s time to tell the truth about the causes of Palestinian terrorism,” he told a press conference marking the visit of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. “It’s not the settlements. It’s not the peace process. It’s the desire to destroy the State of Israel, pure and simple.”
Israel the ultimate target for Islamists engaged in ‘holy war’
by Charles Gardner
Although originally unintentional, I am planning on an official home town launch of my new book, Peace in Jerusalem, on the anniversary of 9/11.
But the timing turns out to be appropriate enough because the narrative provides the answer to the ongoing terrorist threat we all face 14 years on. I will explain that in due course.
As I have said before, the ultimate target on September 11, 2001, was not the Twin Towers, or even America as such, but Israel.