Emergency Prayer Alerts04/05/12 8:44 AM
→ SUMMARY: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s campaign of genocide against the people of the Nuba Mountains is taking on religious aspects. According to humanitarian workers, Christians are being targeted as part of an Islamic jihad.
The violence being carried out by the Bashir regime in South Kordofan is now being described as more than just ethnic...
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→ SUMMARY: April 9-15, 2012 has been designated as a week of prayer for Mauritania. April 12-14 will be a time of intensive prayer and fasting for this nation and its people.
A number of prayer networks are calling for prayer for Mauritania from April 9-15, 2012. “We’d like to encourage all who have a heart for Mauritania and its people to...
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→ SUMMARY: Despite promising not to back a candidate in the upcoming presidential election, the Muslim Brotherhood nominated Khairat al-Shater on March 31. The group says that the parliamentary elections – which were dominated by Islamists – “indicate that the Egyptian people support an Islamic state.”
Egyptian parliament Speaker Mohamed Saad al-Katatni of the Muslim...
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→ SUMMARY: In February 2012, an Islamist member of parliament in Kuwait threatened to draft a law to remove all churches and prevent construction of new churches. This is consistent with the attitude in the Kuwaiti Parliament, which is considering implementing strict Shari’a law.
Kuwaiti MPs call for ban on construction of churchesPhoto: arabianbusiness.com
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→ SUMMARY: Christians in the 10/40 Window are facing a dramatic rise in persecution in the form of abduction, torture, and death. There are several situations that we are not at liberty to discuss, but which require immediate prayer. Please pray now!
In the nations of the 10/40 Window Christians are encountering fierce persecution. Believers must meet in secret for...
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→ SUMMARY: A group of about 200 al-Qaeda terrorists has taken control of Rada, a city just 130 kilometers south of Yemen’s capital. Opposition leaders have accused President Saleh of allowing al-Qaeda to advance in order to convince the public that he should remain in office. Saleh is supposed to step down in February.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian...
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→ SUMMARY: Besides the more than 5,000 Syrian citizens that have been killed by the government of Bashar al-Assad, human rights groups say as many as 37,000 are being held in prisons and secret detention centers where torture is routine.
Relatives of protesters arrested by Syran forces hold demonstration in SyriaPhoto: upi.com
The campaign of violence launched by President...
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→ SUMMARY: In the months since achieving independence from North Sudan on July 9, 2011, the nation of South Sudan has been the scene of deadly violence. Clashes between the Luo Nuer and Murle tribes have resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands more have been displaced.
In August 2011, just weeks after South Sudan achieved independence, the...
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→ SUMMARY: Just a month after the withdrawal of NATO troops from Iraq, the government has welcomed an Iranian-backed militia into its political system. Experts say this could “tilt the nation’s center of gravity closer to Iran.”
Members of the Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia hold a demonstrationat Tahrir Square in Baghdad this week.Photo: Michael Kamber/New York Times
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→ SUMMARY: On December 12, 2011, Christians all over the world will join together to pray for those in poverty.
Video and more info at prayforhope.com
There are approximately 1 billion people who struggle to survive on less than one dollar a day. And often, efforts to help these suffering masses are unsuccessful because of corruption – governments keeping aid from...
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