The World Council of Churches (WCC) is sponsoring a program to train young people in the West Bank as observers and then send them home as anti-Israel advocates, according to a new report by an Israeli group that monitors non-governmental organizations.  That's according to NGO Monitor's new report: EAPPI: The...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it a terror attack. The complex in Nairobi's Westlands neighborhood includes a large hotel known as DusitD2, banks and offices. Several...
Polish mayor Paweł Adamowicz died Monday after an attacker stabbed him at a charity concert Sunday. Adamowicz served as mayor of Gdansk, Poland since 1998 and was 53-years-old when he died. The late mayor is considered a great friend of the Jewish community. Adamowicz was attending a charity concert organized by...
A trio of Messianic Jewish leaders in the Atlanta area is the latest to publicly sound alarms concerning the "replacement theology" teachings about Christians and the Old Testament by Andy Stanley, pastor of North Point, the nation's second largest church. In his latest controversial comments about Christians moving away from...
A country whose flag includes a golden cross is saying no to God more and more. Swedish officials now admit they're taking intentional steps to limit expressions of religion. Recently, officials banned citizens from being able to register license plates having religious connotations.  In an interview with Swedish news, Mikael Anderson,...
Asher Samson, a Pakistani Christian who fought to stay in the UK, has been deported back to Pakistan. Samson, backed by thousands of Christians, attempted to get the UK government to allow him to stay after being threatened with execution by Islamic extremists in his home country. Samson's pastor, Rev....
The European Court of Human Rights today ruled against a German homeschooling family who many believe were the victims of persecution by the government because they resisted compulsory state and private education. In the case of Wunderlich v. Germany,  the court said that the German authorities' actions were not in...
Vietnamese government officials assaulted and arrested several Hmong Christians after they refused to renounce their faith in Christ according to the persecution watchdog group, International Christian Concern (ICC). Pastor Hoang Van Pa told ICC that 33 Hmong Christians in Phá Lóm village, Tam Hợp commune, Nghệ An province were told...
Chinese government officials have ordered the removal of a church display which contained the First Commandment because they believe it directly contradicts the policy of President Xi Jinping. The government-approved Three-Self Church was forced to remove the First Commandment after a visit from the central “patrol inspection team” of Luoyang city...
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to meet with US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Tuesday. Bolton met with Turkish officials for two hours in tough talks over arrangements for the pending US troop withdrawal from Syria and future US  involvement there. President Erdogan publicly blasted Bolton in front...