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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 […]

January 12th, 2016|stories|0 Comments

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 […]

January 9th, 2016|stories|0 Comments

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 […]

January 4th, 2016|stories|0 Comments

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 […]

December 29th, 2015|stories|0 Comments

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) […]

December 29th, 2015|stories|0 Comments

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 […]

December 10th, 2015|stories|0 Comments

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 […]

December 9th, 2015|stories|0 Comments

Police in Pakistan Downplay Signs of Arson in Fire at Christian TV Station

Police in Pakistan Downplay Signs of Arson in Fire at Christian TV Station Islamist threats, broken locks, witness statements discounted. By Our Pakistan Correspondent
KARACHI, Pakistan, November 29, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Police are downplaying several signs pointing to arson in a fire reported at 3 a.m. on Tuesday(Nov. 24) at the office of a […]

November 30th, 2015|stories|0 Comments

Church Building Burned Down in Eastern Sudan

Church Building Burned Down in Eastern Sudan Radical Muslims suspected. By Our Sudan Correspondent

JUBA, South Sudan, October 28, 2015 (Morning Star News) – On top of recent government demolitions of church buildings, suspected Muslim extremists in Sudan’s eastern city of Al Qadarif this month set fire to one used by a 500-member congregation, sources said.

Leaders […]

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Islamic State Threats to Kill Christians in Syria in Video Showing Executions

Three Assyrians shot to death in recording. By Our Middle East Correspondent
ISTANBUL, Turkey, October 9, 2015 (Morning Star News) – The terrorist group Islamic State (IS) killed three Assyrian Christians late last month, presumably in Syria, according to an execution video released Wednesday (Oct. 7).

In the video, the group threatened to kill some 200 other […]

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