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Archaeologists May Have Uncovered Ruins of Important Old Testament City

TEL BURNA, Israel – Archaeologists are increasingly confident that they have discovered the remains of Libnah—an ancient city in Israel that is mentioned multiple times in the Bible. Since 2009, researchers have studied the remains of an ancient village at a dig site named Tel Burna, located 20 miles southwest of Jerusalem. The area was […]

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Lawyers Appeal Court Order to Close Sudanese Evangelical Church

NORTH KHARTOUM, Sudan (Christian Telegraph) – Lawyers representing the Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church in North Khartoum have filed an appeal against a court decision to confiscate the remaining property at the site and permanently close the church, reports Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST and ASSIST News Service. According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), on February 18th, […]

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Scottish School Bans Christian Book After Humanist Complaint

(The Christian Institute) – A Scripture Union book designed to help with the move to secondary school has been banned at a Scottish school after humanists complained it could “distress” pupils. Robert Douglas Memorial School in Scone, Perthshire, decided to stop handing out the book to primary school leavers after a complaint from one humanist […]

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‘Hasten to Heaven': Islamist Video Calls for Attack on Mall of America, Other Western Malls

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Officials with the Mall of America are taking extra security precautions after a video released by an Islamist terror group considered to be an affiliate of al Qaeda released a video calling for attacks on malls in the Western world. Al-Shabaab released the video online on Saturday, citing three specific malls in […]

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Teenage Would-Be Suicide Bomber: ISIS Promised Me I ‘Would Go Straight to Heaven’

BAGHDAD – A teenage would-be suicide bomber who was arrested by Iraqi police recently told reporters that ISIS, which also identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, told him that if he carried out a suicide mission, he “would go straight to Heaven.” The 17-year-old boy told the BBC that members of ISIS […]

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Report: ISIS Burns 45 Iraqi Citizens to Death Near Recently-Captured Town

AL BAGHDADI, Iraq – Approximately 45 Iraqi citizens have reportedly been burned to death by the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Local Police Chief Qasim al-Obeidi told the BBC that some of the dozens that were killed may be with the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), which […]

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‘He Came Out Wanting to Wage Holy War': Denmark Gunman Released from Prison Weeks Before Attack

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The Danish gunman who carried out dual acts of terror near Copenhagen on Saturday had just been released from prison two weeks prior and was intent on waging “a holy war,” states a friend of the now-deceased suspect. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, 22, has been identified as the gunman responsible for the […]

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Ukraine Ceasefire Will Allow Aid, Gospel to Flow

Ukraine (MNN) — It took about 17 hours, but a ceasefire agreement has been reached in Ukraine. The German/French-brokered deal is just the beginning of what all parties say is a long diplomatic road ahead. President Vladimir Putin was the first to announce the deal, but he also said there are still many issues facing […]

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Denmark Police Kill Gunman Who Carried Out Dual Acts of Terror at ‘Blasphemy’ Event, Near Synogogue

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Police have shot and killed a man believed to have carried out dual acts of terror in Denmark on Saturday that left four wounded and two dead. The first incident occurred at the Krudttoenden cafe in Osterbro during an event entitled “Art, Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression.” The discussion featured Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, France’s ambassador to Denmark Francois […]

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‘Uncomfortable’ UK University Students Want Gideon Bibles Removed from Rooms

ABERYSTWYTH, U.K. – Students at the University of Aberystwyth in the U.K. are seeking the removal of Gideon Bibles from their dorm rooms as the presence of the Scriptures allegedly makes them feel “uncomfortable.” According to reports, a poll conducted by the student union revealed that 50 percent of respondents said the Bibles make them […]

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