Afghan American Interpreter: ‘Vast Majority of Afghans’ View Taliban as ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Compared to US

Afghan American Interpreter: ‘Vast Majority of Afghans’ View Taliban as ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Compared to US

(Business Insider) — An Afghan American who served as an interpreter for the US during the war in Afghanistan said in a Washington Post op-ed that America’s lack of knowledge about the culture of the country contributed heavily to its failures there. “Many Americans have been asking: Why is this crazy scramble necessary? How could […]

Turkey Announces “Crescent Star Compound” for Military

Turkey Announces “Crescent Star Compound” for Military

Announcement Coincides with Events Celebrating Religious Freedom Abuses 09/01/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Aug. 30, 2021, Turkey’s President Erdoğan announced the groundbreaking of “Crescent Star Compound” in Ankara as a new home for the defense ministry. The announcement occurred during the celebration of Victory Day, which marks […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

The Rev. Jacob Kwashi at funeral for 17 Christians killed in Zangon Kataf County, Nigeria. (Morning Star News screenshot) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 36 Christians in multiple attacks in Kaduna state, Nigeria this month with impunity, while a church leader complained that authorities arrested only Christians for defending themselves. The attacks […]

US Military Kills ‘ISIS-K Planner’ Believed to be Plotting ‘Future Attacks’ at Kabul Airport

US Military Kills ‘ISIS-K Planner’ Believed to be Plotting ‘Future Attacks’ at Kabul Airport

(National Review) — U.S. military forces conducted a drone strike against an Islamic State member on Saturday in Afghanistan, less than 48 hours after a suicide bombing by the group at the Kabul airport killed at least 169 Afghans and 13 American service members. “U.S. military forces conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation today against an […]

Turkey Completes First Official Talks with the Taliban

Turkey Completes First Official Talks with the Taliban

Growing Rapport Legitimizes Terrorism, Jeopardizes Religious Freedom    08/27/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 27, 2021, Turkey’s President Erdoğan announced that Turkey held its first diplomatic talks with the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan. “We have held our first talks with the Taliban, which lasted 3.5 hours,” Erdoğan […]

Deadly Explosions Rock Kabul Airport

Deadly Explosions Rock Kabul Airport

Multiple Casualties Reported After Suspected ISIS Suicide Bombings Outside Kabul Airport.  08/26/2021 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that two explosions reportedly at the southern Abbey gate at Kabul Airport have killed multiple people, including Afghan nationals and children, and U.S. service members. The explosions closely followed each other in […]

Soldiers Complicit in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria, Christians Say

Soldiers Complicit in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria, Christians Say

Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria in screenshot from video obtained by Morning Star News. (Morning Star News) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Soldiers and security personnel failed to intervene this month as Fulani herdsmen killed 70 Christians in one area of Plateau state, Nigeria, while in other areas soldiers helped herdsmen destroy farmland, Christian leaders […]

Pastor’s Wife, 19-Year-Old Injured in Attack on Christians

Pastor’s Wife, 19-Year-Old Injured in Attack on Christians

Pastor’s wife Raj Rani underwent two surgeries for a broken leg sustained in attack in Punjab state, India. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A pastor’s wife is still bed-ridden after hard-line Sikhs and Hindus broke her leg in an attack on their church last month in northern India, sources said. Carrying […]