Libya Court To Evict Church

A Libyan court has ordered the Protestant ‘Union Church in Tripoli’ (UCT) to vacate its building by 27 September or be forcibly evicted, Christians told Worthy News Tuesday.

Libya Court Sentences Christian To Death

Libyan Christians urged prayers Monday after a former Muslim who converted to Christianity was sentenced to death by an appeals court in western Libya, sources familiar with the case said.

Report lists countries were Christians are most persecuted

The Open Doors persecution watchdog has published its 2021 list of countries where it is most dangerous for Christians to practice their faith, Christianity Today reports. Published this month, the list is based on grassroots reports from Open Door workers between November 1, 2019, and October 31, 2020.

President Macron says France will do business with Egypt while disagreeing with President el-Sissi’s crackdown on critics

French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that France will continue to make economic and defense deals with Egypt, despite Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s heaviest crackdown on dissent in the Arab country’s modern history, the Washington Times reports. While he gave this assurance during the Egyptian leader’s two-day state visit to France, Macron emphasized that he and el-Sissi have “disagreements” on human rights issues.

EU consider deployment of military observers to Libya if a ceasefire holds

The European Union is considering the possible high-risk deployment of EU military observers to Libya in the event a ceasefire holds in the war-torn North African country, Politico reports. Libya has been the scene of a years-long civil war between Tripoli’s UN-backed Government of National Accord headed by Fayez al-Sarraj, and rebel General Khalifa Haftar, leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA).

Turkey, Russia nearing deal on Libya ceasefire, political process

Turkey and Russia have moved closer to an agreement on a ceasefire and political process in Libya during their latest meetings in Ankara, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk late on Wednesday.

Erdogan Defies the West to Make Turkey a Regional Power

When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reopens Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia for prayers next week, it will be the crowning symbol of his mission to reassert Turkey’s role as a Muslim power on the global stage. Yet Turkey’s rarely seemed more alone.

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