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Civil War in Libya: Jihadists Seize Benghazi
Fighting in Libya escalated Thursday as Islamic militias claimed to control the country's second-largest city, Benghazi, while foreigners and U.N. workers continued their exodus in what increasingly is looking like a full-blown civil war, the Washington Times reported. [ No Comments ]

Markets tank on Argentina debt default, other fears
Financial markets went into a tailspin Thursday after Argentina defaulted on its debt, raising fears among skittish investors already fretting about weak corporate earnings growth, rising interest rates and an aging bull market. [ No Comments ]

China Develops New Long Range Missiles
China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, according to Agence France-Presse. [ 1 Comment ]

Argentina Defaults as Talks Fail
Standard & Poor's declared Argentina in default after the government missed a deadline for paying interest on $13 billion of restructured bonds, Bloomberg reported. [ No Comments ]

Ebola: Hunt Continues for Potential 30,000 'victims' of Outbreak (Video)
Five days ago American Patrick Sawyer, 40, died of Ebola. However, days before his death he visited four airports and those in contact with him in Nigeria's capital Lagos airport may be at risk spreading the disease globally. Now the hunt is on for 30,000 people who may be hosting the organism which kills 60 percent of its sufferers. [ 2 Comments ]

Exodus: Why Europe's Jews Are Fleeing Again
France has suffered the worst violence, but anti-Semitism is spiking across Europe, fueled by the war in Gaza. In Britain, the Community Security Trust (CST) says there were around 100 anti-Semitic incidents in July, double the usual number. The CST has issued a security alert for Jewish institutions. In Berlin a crowd of anti-Israel protesters had to be prevented from attacking a synagogue. In Liege, Belgium, a café owner put up a sign saying dogs were welcome, but Jews were not allowed. [ 10 Comments ]

Revival Breaking Out in Islamic Countries
A revival is taking place in the Islamic world as between two and seven million former Muslims have converted to Christianity, World Magazine reported. [ 14 Comments ]


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Latest Israel News
Hamas Invites Hezbollah to Join in the War (Video)
Hamas wants Hezbollah to join the three-week-old conflict with Israel, Musa Abu Marzouk, a senior Hamas official said. While Hamas rocket strength was estimated at 10,000 rockets, conservative estimates say Hezbollah has well over 100,000 rockets aimed at Israel. [ No Comments ]

72 Hour Ceasefire Attempts to Go in Effect Friday Morning (Video)
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire beginning Friday morning. While Israel has said it will observe the ceasefire, the IDF will continue to destroy terror tunnels. Meanwhile, three IDF soldiers were killed Wednesday morning in an explosion at a booby-trapped United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) health clinic. However, UNRWA claims the building was not registered leading to speculation Hamas stole UNRWA signs and placed it throughout the building. Gazan health officials place the death toll at over 1,400 while the IDF casualty toll grew to 61. [ No Comments ]

Op-Ed: Do you REALLY care about the Palestinians in Gaza?
One thing that really frustrates me is the number of Christians who believe Israel is in the wrong for destroying Hamas... [ 27 Comments ]


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Latest U.S. News
Downsized Military Too Weak for Future Security Threats
An independent panel appointed by the Pentagon said Thursday that President Obama's military strategy for sizing the force is too weak to meet growing national security threats. [ No Comments ]

CIA Admits to Hacking U.S. Senate Computers
The Central Intelligence Agency improperly and covertly hacked into computers used by Senate staffers to investigate the spy agency's Bush-era interrogation practices, according to an internal investigation. [ No Comments ]

Congress approves VA reform bill
The Senate gave final approval Thursday to sweeping legislation aimed at fixing the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, marking a rare moment of bipartisan accord triggered by the widespread treatment delays veterans faced at agency facilities.. [ No Comments ]

House Votes to Sue Obama
On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a resolution authorizing an unprecedented congressional lawsuit against President Barack Obama for his use of executive power. The measure was passed along partisan lines, 225-201, as all democrats along with five Republicans voted against it. [ 1 Comment ]

Bold Attacks Against U.S. Law Enforcement Agents Along the Border
A weekly report distributed by a Texas state agency to senior law enforcement officials paints a grim picture of the Mexican border, where authorities regularly confront illegal immigrant gang members and draw automatic gunfire from across the Rio Grande, and where local, state and federal authorities fight a never-ending battle against drug smugglers, Fox News reported. [ No Comments ]


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Latest Christian News
China Intensifying Persecution of Christians
Chinese authorities are escalating their attacks on churches since they perceive the growth of Christianity as a threat to their communist regime, according to The Washington Free Beacon. [ 1 Comment ]

Four Christians Killed in Nigeria Church Bombing
A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed four Christians and a soldier, according to Morning Star News. [ 1 Comment ]

Hindi Nationalists Attack Church of the Nazarene
A mob of Hindu nationalists attacked the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene at Sehkari Nagar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on July 16, according to AsiaNews. [ No Comments ]

Noted Convert in Egypt Imprisoned Again
An Egyptian convert to Christianity recently released to appeal his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was imprisoned again on charges of "defaming Islam," according to Morning Star News. [ No Comments ]

Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC. [ 3 Comments ]

Islamic State Destroys 1,800-Year-Old Church
Members of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria torched an 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul as Christians fled for fear of their lives, according to the Christian Post. [ 5 Comments ]

Christianity and Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned
Church leaders in India have petitioned Chhattisgarh state to reverse its ban on non-Hindu religious activity, according to Morning Star News. [ 1 Comment ]

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