Emergency Prayer Alerts01/19/13 1:23 PM
→ SUMMARY: In December 2012, a group of policemen raided a gathering of Christian Believers. While hurling abuses at the Believers, the police took away songbooks and Bibles. They left after taking everyone’s fingerprints. Later, four Believers were charged. These Believers could face punishment.
Late last year a group of Christian...
[ continued ]01/19/13 1:12 PM
→ SUMMARY: In this increasingly fluid situation, where reliable information is sparse, Christian Believers are called to pray for a speedy end to the hostage crisis in Algeria.
What appeared like a routine three-kilometer bus journey to the airport at In Amenas, Algeria soon morphed into a chaotic scene. Heavily armed militants...
[ continued ]12/13/12 12:13 AM
→ Al-Qaeda in Yemen (source: iranreview.com)
Yemen is becoming increasingly hostile to Christian Believers. In a recent exhibition of hostility, extremists attacked a church as members were worshipping God.
At 6:00 p.m. Christian Believers began to assemble inside the church building in Yemen. After greeting each other, they started their worship service with prayer,...
[ continued ]11/02/12 6:06 PM
→ SUMMARY: The temporary truce between Syria's main opposition group, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), and the Syrian government collapsed before it even started. Syria's civil war is spilling into nearby countries, and Syrian Christians are being targeted for attack.
UN-Arab League representative Lakhdar Brahimi negotiated a four-day ceasefire. The...
[ continued ]10/24/12 8:49 PM
→ SUMMARY: The brazen attack on 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai underscores a deeper crisis within Pakistan. The group, known as Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), is responsible for numerous savage attacks against Christians, civilians, and military personnel.
Photo: ABC News
On October 9, 2012, in the northwestern district of Swat, Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head at...
[ continued ]10/21/12 7:00 PM
→ SUMMARY: Recently, Egyptian Christians fled the town of Rafah in the Sinai Peninsula following death threats by Islamic radicals and an armed attack on a Coptic-owned grocery store.
Photo: Sharia Unveiled
Islamic radicals distributed threatening leaflets to Christian homes and businesses throughout Rafah. The flyers stated that Rafah was "an Islamic Emirate" and...
[ continued ]09/26/12 8:54 PM
→ SUMMARY: The most recent church bombing in Nigeria reveals a deeply disturbing trend. Emboldened by a volatile political climate, terrorists have unleashed a string of attacks against the Christian community in northern Nigeria.
St. John’s Church in Bauchi, Nigeria became the target of a deadly militant attack on Sunday, September 23, 2012, killing two people and...
[ continued ]09/18/12 8:36 PM
→ SUMMARY: An incendiary film, Innocence of Muslims, has unleashed violence in many countries in the 10/40 Window. The violence so far has claimed the lives of Ambassador Chris Stevens, a high ranking American diplomat and many others. There is heightened tension in the region with protestors carrying semi automatic weapons and petrol bombs.
Images streaming in from the...
[ continued ]06/14/12 5:00 PM
→ For most families, summer vacation is the long-awaited opportunity to get away from the normal routines of life and relax. It is no different for the families in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia has no rivers. Approximately 80% of the land is covered by desert. The average high temperature during the summer months is about 45C (113F). But temperatures can sometimes reach 54C...
[ continued ]05/04/12 2:36 PM
→ SUMMARY: On March 12, 2012, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia declared that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the Arabian [Peninsula] region.” This shocked many Christians and angered others, but was not widely reported in the Western press. The Grand Mufti based his decree on Muhammad’s deathbed statement: “There are not to be two religions in the [Arabian]...
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