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Iran Releases a Third of Christian Prisoners Due to Coronavirus Concerns
As COVID-19 halts Nowruz, satellite network encourages Iranian believers to know and assert their rights.
Nigeria’s Government Agrees: Islamist Terrorists Target Christians
The goal of Boko Haram and ISWAP is “to divide Christian brother against Muslim brother,” Buhari administration tells CT.
Despite a Murder and Visa Denials, Christians Persevere in Turkey Subscriber access only
(UPDATED) After Andrew Brunson's release, foreign evangelists find it increasingly difficult to stay and serve.
Closing the Bible Gap in the Gulf
One of the world’s best Bible projects serves illiterate Indian migrants in the labor camps of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and beyond.
Religious Freedom Comes to Europe’s Second-Newest Nation. But Christians Are Concerned.
Montenegro’s Orthodox and evangelicals debate if new religion law is a blessing or a church-stealing curse.
All Across Nigeria, Christians Marched Sunday to Protest Persecution
(UPDATED) RCCG’s Enoch Adeboye participates, President Buhari disputes Christian Association of Nigeria rallies in 28 states.
13 Christian Takes on Trump’s Peace Plan for Israel and Palestine
(UPDATED) Evangelicals in Middle East and US debate if “Deal of the Century” is “generous” or “extreme.”
Soleimani’s Death Doesn’t End Iran’s Influence on Middle East Christians
In Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, can believers offer Shiites better support than the assassinated military leader?
Boko Haram Executes Pastor Who Turned Hostage Video into Testimony
(UPDATED) Beheaded Brethren leader taken captive in Nigeria said he was at peace with death because Jesus “is still alive.”
The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian
Martyrdoms drop in Nigeria but soar in Burkina Faso, while China brings 16 million more Christians onto Open Doors’s 2020 World Watch List of Christian persecution.
11 Nigerian Christians Executed in ISIS Christmas Video
Martyrdoms by Boko Haram splinter group occur as US finally adds West African nation to religious freedom watch list.
Senate’s Genocide Vote Not the Only Good News for Armenian Christians
In addition to historic recognition by US lawmakers, this week a new patriarch was finally elected in Istanbul, Turkey.
Christmas Celebrations Canceled in Iraq After Deaths of 400 Protesters
Amid show of solidarity by Chaldean patriarch, some Iraqi Christians hope to lead nation to Jonah-like repentance.
Egypt’s Christian Women Treated Like Muslims in Inheritance. Until Now?
Meanwhile, Coptic activist who insists true religious equality does not yet exist goes to prison on terrorism charges.
Should Lebanon’s Christians Join Protests? Viral Sermons Argue Yes and No.
Confrontation at protest site forces evangelical faith from the pulpit to the public square.
Palestinian Evangelicals Gain Official Recognition
As Trump administration changes US policy on Jewish settlements, Palestinian council head urges prayer for all.
This Minnesota Monk Saves Ancient Manuscripts for a Digital Age Subscriber access only
Columba Stewart says preserving Muslim texts is "part of the work of evangelism."
Split the Cedars of Lebanon: Evangelicals Balance Prayer, Protest, and Politics in Ongoing Uprising
With a prayer tent going up in Beirut square, participants see a “spiritual dimension” to anti-corruption demonstrations.
The Road from Damascus: How a Syrian Christian Spoke at Harvard’s Commencement
From Homs to Harvard Divinity to Fuller Seminary, Tony Amoury Alkhoury trusts God to “bring life out of deadly events.”
When You Are Persecuted in One Place, Flee to Another. But Not to America.
Both US policy and Middle East wisdom discourage suffering Christians from resettling in the West.
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