Imprisoned Pastor in Turkey Asks Trump to “Please Help Me”

American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey because of his Christian faith, is pleading with President Trump, “please help me.” Brunson is facing false charges in Turkey of “membership in an armed terrorist organization.” Brunson delivered a statement to U.S. embassy officials who were able to meet with him in prison: Will

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Egyptian Copts Finally Make Pilgrimages to Jerusalem

After years of pressure to refrain from pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Egypt’s Coptic Christians are finally making these trips at a record pace. According to Religion News Source, the number of Egyptian tourists to Israel has almost doubled to 7, 450 from 4, 428 between 2014 and 2016. It is widely believed that the uptick is

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Spreading Hope to Christians in The Middle East

Israel has allocated radio broadcast frequency to an American Evangelical Christian radio network that will broadcast messages of hope to people in Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Jordan, with expanded nighttime coverage into Turkey and Egypt. The VOICE OF HOPE – AM 1287 broadcasts in Arabic and English to the Arab population, especially those under religious

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Plaintiff Behind Trump Travel Ban Runs Muslim Brotherhood Mosque

Imam Ismail Elshikh, a native of Egypt, leads a Muslim Brotherhood-tied mosque in Honolulu, Hawaii, and claims he is suffering ‘irreparable harm’ by President Trump’s temporary travel ban. The main plaintiff in the Hawaii case blocking President Trump’s revised temporary travel ban is an imam with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. The irony is hard

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The Continuing Syrian Crisis and America’s Conundrums

Let’s drop the notion that defeating ISIS is our grand strategic goal in the region. Our grand strategic goal in the region is to build a new order in the region. To build a new order in the region we need partners. So says Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran concerning conflict-wracked Iraq and Syria during a Washington. DC conference

On Cuba, Sanctions and Really Smart Tour Guides

By William J. Murray, Chairman Almost every adult in Cuba has a college education, provided at no cost. The result of this level of education for all became evident to me when my wife and I recently took an evening tour of Havana. Our tour guide, Susanne, was a lawyer fluent in Spanish, German and

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Rasmea Odeh, Convicted Terrorist, Agrees To Leave US

Convicted Palestinian terrorist, and organizer of a Day Without a Woman, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, has agreed to leave the United States in exchange for no jail time for failing to disclose her conviction of her U.S. visa application. Odeh plans to plead guilty to unlawful procurement of naturalization in a deal that will allow her

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London attack puts Europe on alert over terror

Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday’s rampage on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of Parliament. Authorities said Khalid Masood, who lived in the British city of Birmingham, had a history of criminal convictions and was once investigated –

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Saudi Cleric Advocates Offensive Jihad and Death for Apostasy

Saudi Cleric Advocates Offensive Jihad and Death for Apostasy: Liberalism and Coexistence Null and Void Saudi cleric Sheikh Ayman Al-Anqari cited various hadiths in support of his claims that “coexistence in the sense of freedom of religion… is null and void” and that there are two kinds of Jihad: offensive Jihad and defensive Jihad. The

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in London that left four dead, including the assailant and a police officer. The shooting took place yesterday outside of London’s Parliament building. According to Amaq media agency, “The perpetrator of the attacks yesterday in front of the British Parliament in London is an Islamic State soldier

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Church of the Virgin Mary in Mosul has been destroyed by the Islamic State Witnesses Share Stories of ISIS Dumping Hundreds in Mass Grave

Human Rights Watch reported today that the Islamic State executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of detainees at a site near Mosul. “Multiple witnesses told Human Rights Watch that the bodies of those killed, including bodies of members of Iraqi security forces, were thrown into a naturally occurring sinkhole at a site known

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Saudi Arabia Sued Over 9/11

Nearly 800 families of the victims of 9/11 have sued the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia several times in federal court for its alleged support of the al-Qaida terrorist network, NBC News reports. The families allege the Saudi government supported the terrorist network with logistical support, and highlights the role of Saudi charities’ connection to terrorism

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Christian Czech Missionary Shares Story of His Time in Sudanese Prison

The Czech Republic’s Foreign Ministry said Petr Jašek, a Christian missionary and film maker, was released from a Sudanese prison where he was held since December 2015. He was freed in late February during Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek’s visit to Sudan. Jašek, who also works for the Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) as the

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With Genocide, Words Are Not Enough

Last year, former Secretary of State Kerry declared that ISIS is committing genocide against Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities, however the Administration fell short on necessary follow through. Today, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Chairman of the House panel on global human rights, urged the new Trump Administration to step in and close the gap created

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60 Percent of French Population “Doesn’t Feel Safe”

A new study found that the majority of people in France have unfavorable views about the country’s security situation, with six in ten people saying they no longer feel safe anywhere in the country. The IFOP-FIDUCIAL poll concluded that 93 percent of French people surveyed believe the threat of more terror attacks is high, and

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Chairman’s Report For March 17, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:        Radical feminists rally around leader who is convicted Muslim terrorist Update:   United Nations should not be the ones “vetting” refugees to the US Update:   New wave of Christian refugees flee city of Mosul where they were trapped Convicted Muslim terrorist leading “Women’s March” Woman gained US citizenship after

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The Continuing Syrian Crisis and America’s Conundrums

Let’s drop the notion that defeating ISIS is our grand strategic goal in the region. Our grand strategic goal in the region is to build a new order in the region. To build a new order in the region we need partners. So says Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran concerning conflict-wracked Iraq and Syria during a Washington. DC conference

On Cuba, Sanctions and Really Smart Tour Guides

By William J. Murray, Chairman Almost every adult in Cuba has a college education, provided at no cost. The result of this level of education for all became evident to me when my wife and I recently took an evening tour of Havana. Our tour guide, Susanne, was a lawyer fluent in Spanish, German and

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Iraq’s Grisly Liberation

Areas freed from the Islamic State’s grip display the depth of the terror group’s war crimes. As Iraqi forces continue that fight, American aid groups are staking out front-line positions, too

Women’s March Leader: Terrorist Poster Child For President Trump’s Extreme Vetting

By: Frank York Rasmea Yousef Odeh, the organizer of the “women’s march” against President Trump on March 8, is a poster child for terrorism and our failed vetting policies when it comes to potential Islamic terrorists. Odeh is a Palestinian and former member of the terrorist Palestine Liberation Organization headed by Yasser Arafat. She was

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CIA honors Saudi for Fighting Terror, Despite Nation’s Terror Ties

CIA honors Saudi for fighting terror, despite nation’s terror ties The seal of the CIA at the agency’s headquarters in Virginia. A member of the Saudi royal family has received an award from the CIA for his contributions to fighting terrorism. In a move that was not widely reported in the U.S., CIA Director Mike

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Not A Joke: New CIA Chief Gives Anti-terrorism Medal To Saudi Crown Prince

By: William J. Murray First week on the job, new CIA director bows to Saudis. This is not a joke, it is not fake news and it has not been reported by CNN, Fox News, ABC, CBS or NBC. This CIA award to a Saudi prince has not been mentioned in The New York Times,

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News Posts

Imprisoned Pastor in Turkey Asks Trump to “Please Help Me”

American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey because of his Christian faith, is pleading with President Trump, “please help me.” Brunson is facing false charges in Turkey of “membership in an armed terrorist organization.” Brunson delivered a statement to U.S. embassy officials who were able to meet with him in prison: Will

[continue reading…]

Egyptian Copts Finally Make Pilgrimages to Jerusalem

After years of pressure to refrain from pilgrimages to Jerusalem, Egypt’s Coptic Christians are finally making these trips at a record pace. According to Religion News Source, the number of Egyptian tourists to Israel has almost doubled to 7, 450 from 4, 428 between 2014 and 2016. It is widely believed that the uptick is

[continue reading…]

Spreading Hope to Christians in The Middle East

Israel has allocated radio broadcast frequency to an American Evangelical Christian radio network that will broadcast messages of hope to people in Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Jordan, with expanded nighttime coverage into Turkey and Egypt. The VOICE OF HOPE – AM 1287 broadcasts in Arabic and English to the Arab population, especially those under religious

[continue reading…]

Plaintiff Behind Trump Travel Ban Runs Muslim Brotherhood Mosque

Imam Ismail Elshikh, a native of Egypt, leads a Muslim Brotherhood-tied mosque in Honolulu, Hawaii, and claims he is suffering ‘irreparable harm’ by President Trump’s temporary travel ban. The main plaintiff in the Hawaii case blocking President Trump’s revised temporary travel ban is an imam with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. The irony is hard

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Rasmea Odeh, Convicted Terrorist, Agrees To Leave US

Convicted Palestinian terrorist, and organizer of a Day Without a Woman, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, has agreed to leave the United States in exchange for no jail time for failing to disclose her conviction of her U.S. visa application. Odeh plans to plead guilty to unlawful procurement of naturalization in a deal that will allow her

[continue reading…]

London attack puts Europe on alert over terror

Countries across Europe tightened security Thursday as investigators in London identified a 52-year-old British-born Muslim man as the attacker who carried out Wednesday’s rampage on Westminster Bridge and the grounds of Parliament. Authorities said Khalid Masood, who lived in the British city of Birmingham, had a history of criminal convictions and was once investigated –

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RFC Newsletters

Chairman’s Report For March 17, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:        Radical feminists rally around leader who is convicted Muslim terrorist Update:   United Nations should not be the ones “vetting” refugees to the US Update:   New wave of Christian refugees flee city of Mosul where they were trapped Convicted Muslim terrorist leading “Women’s March” Woman gained US citizenship after

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Chairman’s Report for February 24

In this issue of the newsletter: CIA “anti-terrorism” award goes to a Saudi Prince in line for throne / “Travel ban” blocked our Iraqi ministry partner from entering USA / United Nations should have no part in “vetting” refugees / Second year of Diapers for Refugees program begins in March!

Chairman’s Report For January 27, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:   The “Nobel Peace Prize President” goes to war – Again and again and again New:   The Deep State led the “Peace President” to war but didn’t win even once New:   The CIA supported Clinton – Attacked Donald Trump when he won New:    Why did the “Deep State” try

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Chairman’s Report For January 6, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   Christmas for Refugees program exceeds expectations in Iraq Update:   As many as 525 Christian refugee children at each Christmas party Update:   Christmas for Refugees expands in Jordan, as terror attacks increase           New:      Christian town of Qaraqosh in ruins; may have Christmas event in 2017 Cultural center used

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress

Chairman’s Report for November 4, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas for Refugees matching challenge – How it began and how it works / More Sunni Muslim violence in Jordan as Christmas approaches / September distribution of diapers to Iraqi Christian refugees successful / Obama’s social radical pick for Supreme Court confirmation in January?