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Christians in Iran proclaim testimonies on satellite TV
Middle East World

Christians in Iran proclaim testimonies on satellite TV

Originally published in Urban Christian News An interactive satellite television programme called Signal is giving a voice to persecuted Christians in Iran. “For quite some time before we started producing and broadcasting the programme, we were always trying to find a unique approach for the Christians, especially those residing inside […]

Iran’s supreme leader approves sentencing of Christian pastor without court hearing
Middle East World

Iran’s supreme leader approves sentencing of Christian pastor without court hearing

Originally published in Persecution.org Pastor Matthias Hagnejad found that his five-year prison sentence was upheld after Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamanei, gave the judges reviewing his verdict special permission to bypass court procedures. The sentence was issued after he had been convicted for “acting against national security”. Pastor Matthias was […]

Israel and Sudan to normalize relations after secret Netanyahu meeting with country’s Muslim leader
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Israel and Sudan to normalize relations after secret Netanyahu meeting with country’s Muslim leader

By Emily Jones — Originally published in CBN News In a historic move, Israel and Sudan have agreed to begin normalising ties after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a secret meeting with Sudanese leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Monday. The agreement marks a dramatic shift in relations between Israel and […]