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Saudi Arms Imports Triple Amid Yemen Conflict

Feb 27th, 2017 | By

According to a new report, Saudi Arabia is the world’s second-largest arms importer. The kingdom’s arms imports have increased by 212 percent compared to 2007-2011. The United States is currently the world’s top weapons exporter. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported that between 2007-2011 and 2012-2016, arms imports by states in the Middle East

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Coptic Christians Flee Sinai After Chilling Islamic State Threat

Feb 27th, 2017 | By

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death in their home in northern Sinai, Egypt. This is the seventh killing this month in the Sinai region, leading hundreds of Christians to flee from the area in fear of being the next target. Militants stormed Kamel Youssef’s house Thursday,

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ISIS Threatens More Attacks on Coptic Christians

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By

Transcript: A video released by ISIS on February 19 threatens further attacks on Copts in Egypt. The video, titled “And Fight the Disbelievers Collectively,” includes excerpts from the final statement of Abu ‘Abdallah Al-Masri, perpetrator of the deadly church bombing in Cairo on December 11, 2016, who says: “By Allah, we shall liberate Cairo very

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Nigeria’s Forgotten Persecuted Christians

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

Every day, Christians in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, face persecution because of their faith. Not only are they targeted by their Muslim neighbors, but also by a government that continuously chooses to look the other way while such persecution occurs. Journalist Douglas Murray sat down with a Nigerian Christian woman named Deborah, 31, who

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Chairman’s Report for February 24

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

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!

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‘Egypt Militants Threaten To Kill More Christians; Believers Urge Prayers’

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)– Christians in Egypt have requested prayer after suspected Islamic militants killed four Christians in recent weeks and threatened to murder more believers, rights activists said Monday, February 20. “Wa’el Youssef was shot dead by militants in front of his wife and son in his shop in the

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French Presidential Candidate Calls Assad “Solution” to Syria Crisis

Feb 21st, 2017 | By

Right-winged French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen recently visited Lebanon, holding her first campaign meeting with a head of state. During her two-day visit, Le Pen, a leading candidate in France’s upcoming election, called Syrian President Bashar Assad “the most reassuring solution for France” and stated the best way to protect minority Christians is to

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Congress Urges Turkish President to Release Imprisoned American Pastor

Feb 21st, 2017 | By

78 members of Congress have signed a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging him to release Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who is imprisoned in Turkey on false terrorism charges because of his faith. The letter reads: “Mr. Brunson has been unjustly held since his arrest in October and has been denied regular

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Muslim Officials in Germany Are Denying Asylum Requests By Iraqi Christians

Feb 20th, 2017 | By

German politician Wolfgang Bosbach met with an Iraqi Christian family in Nordrhein-Westphalia that recently applied for asylum in Germany but were denied. Gatestone Europe reported: Bosbach heard them tell how they had fled their country for fear of jihadist violence. Eventually, they reached the part of their story, in which they filled in their asylum application,

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

Feb 20th, 2017 | By

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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