Somaliland Frees Christian Couple Detained For Evangelism

A married Christian couple detained for evangelizing in Muslim-majority Somaliland have neem released, well-informed sources told Worthy News.

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Muslim militants slaughter Uganda radio-preacher who compared Christianity and Islam

A well-known preacher in northern Uganda was murdered by Islamic militants after he compared Christianity and Islam during a radio broadcast on October 31, Morning Star News reports. David Omara, the 64-year-old leader of Christian Church Center, was ambushed, beaten, and strangled in Aduku, Kwania District after his program.

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Nigeria: Thousands displaced as Muslim Fulani militants reportedly occupy over 100 mainly Christian villages in Kaduna state

Although exact figures are disputed locally, more than 100 predominately Christian villages in Nigeria’s Kaduna are reported to now be occupied by Fulani Islamic militants, persecution watchdog International Christian Concern (ICC) reported last week. Thousands of residents from the occupied villages have reportedly been displaced by the terrorists. Nevertheless, ICC said, “disagreements over attacks and incidents have led to the confusion and furthered the problems that have plagued the Middle Belt Crisis.”

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Killing Of Swiss Missionary in Mali Prompts Prayers

The murder of Swiss evangelical missionary Beatrice Stöckli by Islamic militants in Mali has prompted an aid group to appeal for prayers.

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Nigeria: Islamic State terrorists release video showing abducted pastor still alive

A video released on October 29 shows that a pastor in Nigeria who was abducted by Islamic terrorists on October 19 is still alive, Morning Star News reports. Appealing to the governor of Plateau state and to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and denominational Christian leaders for help, the Rev. Polycarp Zongo of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) says that he is together with two Christian women who were also abducted by the “caliphate” militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

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France Church Attack Kills Three

Three people visiting a famed church in the French city of Nice have been killed in a suspected Islamic terrorist attack, authorities said Thursday.

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Pakistan Court Gives Christian Girl, 13, To Muslim Abductor

A top regional court in Pakistan has given custody of a 13-year-old Christian girl to her Muslim abductor, sources involved in the case told Worthy News late Tuesday.

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Pakistan Christian Woman, Children Flee After Husband’s Death Sentence For Blasphemy

A Pakistani Christian woman and her four children have fled after her husband was sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam, well-informed Christians told Worthy News.

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US Condemns Iran For Flogging Christian Convert

The U.S. State Department has condemned Iran’s reported flogging of a former Muslim-turned-Christian for drinking Communion wine.

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Swiss missionary executed by Al-Qaeda, after being kidnapped for a second time in Timbuktu

A Swiss missionary was executed by Islamic extremists in Timbuktu, Mali last month, Christianity Today reports. Beatrice Stöckli was kidnapped in January 2016 by an Islamist terrorist organization connected to Al-Qaeda.

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