The Islamic State (ISIS) militants were caught flatfooted. While they were gathering at a village in Iraq, warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition swooped in and dropped bombs, killing more than 160 of the jihadists, the Nineveh Operations Command of the Iraqi military announced on Thursday, according to Iraqi News.
They were lying in ambush. When the Boko Haram militants on board motorbikes saw a group of Christians returning home from church service, they opened fire, killing eight of them, according to survivors.
Another life-sized Noah's Ark replica in the making?
President of Open Doors UK & Ireland, Eddie Lyle, speaks to Christian Today about the worst places to be a Christian, and why it's time for the Church to speak up.
Twelve people were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a police checkpoint north of Tikrit and then detonated car bomb at the entrance to the city, Iraqi police and military sources said.
Three people were shot dead and two were wounded during a shooting at a mall on Friday in northwest Washington state where authorities were searching for the gunman, several media outlets reported.
Warplanes mounted a new wave of heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday, rebel sources, a worker and a war monitor reported, pressing a major offensive by the Russian-backed Syrian military to take back the whole city.
After languishing in an Iranian prison for three years, Pastor Saeed Abedini could hardly believe his luck when he was finally freed.
New Spirit Revival Center Church Pastor Rev. Darrell Scott says there is a "concentrated Satanic attack" being waged against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who some Christian pastors believe to be God's choice for the next American leader.
A recent survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) revealed that 25 percent of the American population consider themselves to be not affiliated with any religion. The more alarming news: The same polls showed that almost two in every five Americans aged 18 to 29 do not have any religion.
Is there any crime more gruesome than this?
They include Joseph Cella, founder of the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, and Sentator Rick Santorum who has twice run for President himself.
Iran has threatened to turn the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa "to dust" as it flexed its military muscle, parading its latest weapons of war to mark the anniversary of its 1980 invasion by Iraq on Wednesday.
Islam does not belong in Christian Europe. This is the expressed consensus of Eastern European leaders even as tens of thousands more refugees from violence-wracked and conflict-ridden Muslim nations in the Middle East and Africa continue to knock on Europe's doors.
A new Anglican mission to rival the Church of England is being set up in the UK.