Former Secretary of State John Kerry said both Israel and Egypt pushed the United States to 'bomb Iran' before the 2015 nuclear deal was struck.
Washington, D.C. (ICC) -- The Washington-DC based human rights group, International Christian Concern (ICC) www.persecution.org has just learned that a Muslim mob attacked a house church in Tayeglow, a town 198 miles from Mogadishu, Somaliaâ€™s capital.
Pakistani Muslim and Christian leaders are working to defuse tensions in a Punjab city after rumors of â€œblasphemyâ€ sparked mob action against the Christian community this week.
A Muslim ex-convict reportedly stabbed and killed a Christian cobbler northeast of Cairo saying he had planned to murder him because he was an 'infidel' who made a comment that offended him, BosNewsLife monitored Sunday, August 20.
Tensions remained high in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday, July 1, after four men were hanged on charges of gang-raping a teenaged Christian girl at gunpoint in the central city of Faisalabad seven years ago.
A Christian human rights group urged Indonesia's government Tuesday, October 4, to immediately halt the activities of known Islamic militants who it claims have closed dozens of churches, threaten pastors and other believers, and promote the abduction of Westerners "in cooperation" with local authorities.
A Coptic Christian secretly married to a woman convert from Islam was arrested for the second time last week while trying to leave Egypt for Canada.
Worried that his own regime may be at stake, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has warned that it is "now or never" for a landmark Mideast peace deal over the explosive issue of Jerusalem and placed the onus on Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians.
US President George W. Bush is hosting his first Arab leader, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, at the White House on Monday for frank discussions on some sore points between Washington and Cairo, especially regarding who is responsible for the current flare-up in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Columnists from the government press joined Egypt's opposition press in celebrating the attacks on the U.S .
Egypt's government press displayed unconditional support for President Mubarak's position on the struggle against terrorism, and also leveled criticism at the U.S. for its disregard of Mubarak's past recommendations regarding terrorism. However, most of the columnists focused on America's plans for military reprisal. Al-Akhbar daily columnist Ahmad Ragab compared the terror attacks on the U.S. to the expected American military operation: "The U.S. and terrorism suffuse a foul atmosphere throughout the world. The smiles have disappeared from the faces of the peoples, who wait, across the world, for the disaster that either terrorists or the U.S. will visit upon them. The U.S. has become like the terrorists."(1)
Listening via television to evangelist Billy Grahamâ€™s stirring words of spiritual comfort and encouragement at the national prayer and memorial service in Washington DC on Friday, I recalled that the last time I saw the towering World Trade Center was the same day I spoke at his ministry headquarters in Minneapolis. It was a great honor to address his staff of over 300 dedicated workers last August 6 just before boarding a plane to Newark airport on my way back to my home at the center of the world, Jerusalem Israel.