Two gunmen stormed Roman Catholic Santa Maria church in Istanbul during Sunday mass. It is the first time the Islamic terrorist group targets a place of worship in Turkey.
Two Christians explain how they are experiencing the outbreak of war. “It is impossible not to think about God and how He may be guiding these events”, says Andrés from Tel Aviv.
The contrast of the Old Testament’s Cherem wars with the Quran’s ideology of Jihad is striking. This will help understand the current debate in Sweden – and elsewhere.
Christians are against desecrating holy books, says Olof Edsinger, leader of the Swedish Evangelical Alliance. But “something is terribly wrong when totalitarian regimes are trying to force us to abandon our hard-won human rights”, he adds.
The suspect sought Allah’s reward, source says.
A large majority refuses the initiative of the AfD party saying it would criminalise Muslims and is based on “wrong” data.
Islamic militants threaten to forcibly marry kidnapped women.
The 'anti-separatism' law strengthens the secularist narrative ahead of the 2022 elections. Meanwhile, a depersonalised Christmas continues to be celebrated on the streets.
The killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess “has been declared as a terrorist incident”, said the Metropolitan's Counter Terrorism Command. A suspect is being interrogated.
Police received a tip of “an Islamist-motivated threat” on a synagogue in Hagen. Four people, including a minor, were arrested. Anti-Semitic attacks are on rise in Germany.
Two bombing attacks in Kabul's airport killed at least 90. European governments are hurrying to evacuate as many people as possible, some have already finished evacuations.
The mother of five fled in 2015 after her husband was killed.
Beatrice Stöckli was reported dead by Swiss authorities after four years hold hostage. The Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich confirms the DNA tests.
Evangelical leaders from the Middle East and North Africa analyse the impact of the uprisings that began in 2010, and the current situation.
The pastor of the the Church of Brethren was abducted in an Islamic terrorist attack on Christmas Eve and taken captive by Islamic extremist militants.
Islamic extremist groups have kidnapped, killed and executed Christians throughout the country. Many villages have been attacked and churches destroyed.
There were 78 Jihadist attacks or attempted attacks in the EU between 2017 and 2019. “The biggest failure in Europe is the failed integration of Muslims”, the World Evangelical Alliance Director of Public Engagement says.
Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the abduction through an audio message. Gunmen on motorcycles attacked a state school in North West Nigeria.
European leaders meet to set up “rigorous measures for a rapid and coordinated response to terrorism”. Austria targets the Muslim Brotherhood while Spain starts the trial against the Barcelona attackers.
One of the attackers was shot dead. There have been some arrests in an operation still open. Evangelicals call to “pray for the emergency services, the injured and relatives of the victims”.
The perpetrator repeatedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest). One woman was decapitated. In Avignon, another suspected terrorist was shot down by the police. French President admits the country faces a crisis.
Last July the EU announced the appointment but the position is still vacant. “Promoting freedom of religion is essential to address global challenges”, 49 MEPs say in a letter to the EU.
The brutal decapitation of a teacher near Paris for showing caricatures of Muhammad fuels the debate about radical Islamism in France.
“She was apparently killed by the Islamist terrorist organization JNIM", Swiss authorities said in a statement. Beatrice Stöckli had already been abducted and released in 2012.
A report of the German intelligence agency identifies over 30,000 right and left extremists in 2019. “Far-right extremism is our biggest security concern”, the Interior Minister says.