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Suicide Bombings in Two Towns in Nigeria Leave 26 Dead, Dozens Injured

Attacks hit Christian communities of Chibok, Borno state, and Gombi, Adamawa. By Our Nigeria Correspondent
JOS, Nigeria, January 29, 2016 (Morning Star News) – Suicide attacks on two predominantly Christian communities in northeast Nigeria today and on Wednesday(Jan. 27) left at least 26 persons dead and dozens of others injured, sources said.

At noon today a suicide […]

Police in Pakistan Torture Christian to Death, Family Says

Muslim employers order mistreatment after filing false theft charge, they say.By Our Pakistan Correspondent
LAHORE, Pakistan, January 18, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Pakistani police last week tortured a devout Catholic to death in Punjab Province after the victim’s employer singled him out for a theft charge because of his faith, family members said.

Riasat Masih of […]

Muslims in Pakistan Disrupt Christians’ Worship, Storm Homes

Police decline to arrest Muslims after attacks, seizure of church building.By Our Pakistan Correspondent
LAHORE, Pakistan, January 14, 2016 (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a town in Pakistan’s Punjab Province who seized a church property have disrupted a prayer meeting at a private residence, sources said.

After police arranged a reconciliation meeting between the Muslims and […]

Church Building in Algeria Looted, Vandalized

Church Building in Algeria Looted, Vandalized – Congregation has history of opposition from Islamists.

By Our Algeria CorrespondentTIZI-OUZOU,Algeria, January 12, 2016 (Morning Star News) – Unknown “thugs” who wrote a jihadist slogan on a church building in the center of this city on the Algerian coast on Thursday night (Jan. 7) looted and damaged the property, sources […]

Morning Star News’ Top 10 Stories of 2015

Islamic violence accelerates in countries not known for religious conflict. By the Editor
January 8, 2016 (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist violence in countries not known for religious tensions, majority-Christian Kenya and Uganda, topped Morning Star News’ stories in 2015. While the Islamic State terrorized Christians in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and Muslim Fulani herdsmen […]

Non-Muslims Targeted in Islamic Extremist Attacks in Mandera, Kenya

Two Christians killed, others injured in assaults in northeast, coast. By Our East Africa Correspondent
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 3, 2016 (Morning Star News) – An attack on a bus and a truck in Kenya by Islamic extremists from Somalia’s Al Shabaab insurgency took two Christian lives in December.

In the attack on a bus with more than […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 15 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

Gunmen’s victims include children ages 1, 3 and 5.By Our Nigeria Correspondent
HWAK KWATA-ZAWAN, Nigeria, December 21, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Dec. 13 attacked two households and a compound of displaced people in this village near Jos, killing 15 Christians, including two small children.

The attack at about 8:30 p.m. on the […]

Pastor Hacked to Death, Bible Study Members Poisoned in Eastern Uganda

Four family members, pregnant mother die after eating tainted food.
By Our East Africa Correspondent
A crowd gathers where the body of pastor Bongo Martin was thrown into a river in eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)NAIROBI, Kenya, December 25, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A pastor in eastern Uganda was hacked to death on Wednesday (Dec. 23) […]

Church leaders in the Arabian Peninsula have requested prayer for the country of Yemen

Church leaders in the Arabian Peninsula have requested prayer for the country of Yemen, including its Christian communities, following the destruction of a Catholic church building in Aden amid the current warfare.

The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Aden was badly damaged in May. On Wednesday 9th December further damage was caused when militants detonated […]

Muslim Who Attacked Ministry Building in Nigeria Attempts to Seize Property

Pastor’s wife, students inside as demolition began.

By Our Nigeria Correspondent

Partially demolished building of Breadwinners International Christian Centre in Bassa, Nigeria. (Morning Star News)JOS, Nigeria, December 7, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in central Nigeria who destroyed part of a ministry facility, upsetting students inside, has filed suit to seize the property, a ministry […]