Tag: Islamists

Arab leaders to form coalition against ISIS
Middle East

Arab leaders to form coalition against ISIS

Originally published in Christian Today Leaders across the Arab world announced on Sunday (March 29, 2015) that they will form a military coalition in opposition of extremist forces such as the Islamic State (IS). The representatives agreed to study the creation of a joint military force, and present their analyses […]

Muslims are coming To Christ
Opinion

Muslims are coming To Christ

By Dory P — Originally published in Persecution Blog With the rise of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) in 2014, and many terrorist killings already this year, it can be easy to focus on the negative. Instead, several Iranian Christian leaders worked together to share eight reasons why Muslims, particularly […]

72 Assyrian Christian families captured, 50 besieged by IS after Syria attack
Middle East

72 Assyrian Christian families captured, 50 besieged by IS after Syria attack

Originally published in World Watch Monitor Sources from Syria’s embattled Hassaka province confirmed at midnight on Tuesday, February 24, that at least 72 Assyrian Christian families – thought to be around 200 people – from three villages have been captured by the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Reportedly taken to the Arab Sunni […]

Nigerian forces take back four towns from Boko Haram
Africa News

Nigerian forces take back four towns from Boko Haram

Originally published in Christian Today Nigeria and its Lake Chad Basin allies pushed Boko Haram out of four more towns in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after a joint allied offensive conducted over the weekend. According to a Yahoo! News article citing AFP, a joint operation involving Nigerian, Chadian and […]