With the increasing attacks, church leaders say they believe the assailants want to frighten non-Muslims to leave.
According to the Brunei Times, Asian Shari'ah nation Brunei has banned non-Muslims from using 19 religious words associated with Islam.
Kim Jong-uk, a Baptist missionary to North Korea, apologized to reporters at a government-sponsored news conference for his “anti-state crime.”
Seven Egyptians were shot in the head in Libya, a security official said.
Often media headlines don’t capture the human misery within the crises around the world.
A United Nations panel has warned Kim Jong-un that he may be tried for crimes against humanity committed by himself and state officials under his direct control.
Abedini’s release is possible, but it will require sustained pressure on the Iranian government. It’s crucial, now more than ever before, to speak out for the release of this courageous prisoner of conscience.
These are two more-or-less random stories--Bashar al Assad, al-Qaeda, and a federal judge in Kentucky have little in common on the face of it.