Israel coordinates Syria air strikes with the US

Israel secretly coordinates with the US on many of the air strikes it carries out in Syria, current and former US officials told The Wall Street Journal in a report published on Thursday.

Christians Pray After Islamic Militants Execute 20 Christians In Nigeria

Christians have urged prayers for the surviving loved ones of 20 Nigerian Christian men executed by militants affiliated with the self-proclaimed Islamic State terror group in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State. In May, an Islamic States’ Amaq News Agency video showed the execution of the 20 Christians forced to kneel by knife-wielding militants.

Nigeria: Islamic State target Christians in Taraba state bombing

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terror group has claimed responsibility for last month’s deadly bombing in which three Christians were reportedly killed and 19 others wounded in Nigeria’s Taraba state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. 

Nigeria: Six more Christians murdered by Fulani jihadists

Fulani jihadist herdsmen are continuing their slaughter of believers in Nigeria, killing six more Christians in Plateau state between October 1-5, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Rights group Open Doors recently reported Nigeria as having the highest numbers of Christians murdered on account of their faith; the international community has largely remained silent.

US Drone Strike Kills “Planner” Of Kabul Attacks

The United States has carried out a drone strike against an Islamic State (IS) group “planner” in eastern Afghanistan after an attack outside Kabul’s airport killed 13 U.S. troops and at least 169 Afghans, officials say.

Netherlands Turmoil Over Return Islamic State Fighters (Worthy News In-Depth)

The Dutch are facing social and political unrest over the government’s decision to return at least some of the dozens of mainly female Islamic State group fighters and their 56 children from Syria to the Netherlands. The government views it as a humanitarian and legal obligation. Still, populist parties fear the radicalized returnees may threaten Dutch security.

Global Coalition Fears Islamic State Expansion in Africa

Western powers are promising recent successes by the Islamic State across Africa will not go unanswered, backing plans for a task force to focus on the terror group’s spread from Iraq and Syria to the African continent.

Indonesia Bans Islamic Defenders Front

Christians in a movement of former Muslims and other believers welcomed a decision by Indonesia’s government to ban an Islamist group that attacked churches and other targets.

Archaeologists find 1,000 year-old coins in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a jar containing 1,000-year-old coins in the Old City of Jerusalem, CBN News reports. Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) inspector Yevgenia Kapil made the discovery during preliminary digging for a Western Wall elevator installation in October.

Nigeria: Islamic State terrorists release video showing abducted pastor still alive

A video released on October 29 shows that a pastor in Nigeria who was abducted by Islamic terrorists on October 19 is still alive, Morning Star News reports. Appealing to the governor of Plateau state and to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and denominational Christian leaders for help, the Rev. Polycarp Zongo of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) says that he is together with two Christian women who were also abducted by the “caliphate” militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

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