Category: Global News

Nepal Criminalizes Christian Conversion and Evangelism

Christianity Today reports: “Last week, Nepal enacted a law to curb evangelism by criminalizing religious conversion, joining neighboring countries like India and Pakistan, where the region’s small-but-growing Christian minority faces government threats to their faith. […]

Returning ISIS Militants May Plan Terror Attacks on Caribbean Tourists, Officials Warn reports: “Western tourists spending their vacation on Caribbean islands may be targeted by returning Islamic State (ISIS) militants, officials warned. A vast majority of Westerners fighting with ISIS hail from Trinidad and Tobago, and […]

Israel-Hezbollah war is inevitable, sure to be devastating — defense experts

Israel National News reports: “A war between Israel and the Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist group is inevitable, though not necessarily imminent, and will be unavoidably bloody for both sides, according to an assessment by a number […]

Mattis says U.S. ‘not rushing to war’ with North Korea

The Times of Israel reports: “Washington is seeking a ‘peaceful resolution’ with North Korea, US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said ahead of a visit to the divided peninsula amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear […]

North Korean defector describes ‘life of hell’ for Christians reports: “North Korean Choi Kwanghyuk is one of the lucky ones. The 55-year-old was able to free himself from the clutches of his country’s brutal Communist dictatorship after being targeted and persecuted by the […]

UN Expert Says Most of World Lacks Real Religious Freedom

Voice of America News reports: “Three-quarters of the world’s people live in countries that either restrict the right to religion or belief or have ‘a high level of social hostility involving religion or belief,” the […]

Hamas threatens to bomb Tel Aviv

Israel National News reports: “Hamas’s leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, is continuing his rhetoric against Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA), stressing on Tuesday that the weapons held by the Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s ‘military wing’, […]

Hamas leader: Our differences with Iran are history

Israel National News reports: “Salah al-Aruri, the deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau and a sanctioned terrorist, stressed on Tuesday that the group and Iran have agreed to set aside their past differences. Aruri is […]

Buoyed by Iran and Russia, Assad Gains Confidence to Test Israel

Haaretz reports: “Recent developments on the northern front are not encouraging. Last week, Syria shot an SA-5 anti-aircraft missile at an Israeli Air Force plane on a routine reconnaissance flight over Lebanon. The air force […]

North Korea threats at ‘unprecedented, critical’ level, Japan official says reports: “The threat of nuclear war posed by North Korea has grown to an ‘unprecedented’ level amid escalating tensions with the rogue regime and now requires the U.S., Japan and South Korea to demonstrate […]

Rouhani: We’ve never been stronger

Israel National News reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claimed on Monday that Iran’s position in the Middle East had never been stronger, but warned that the regime was at risk unless infighting between political factions […]

South Korea takes control of THAAD missile defense system reports: “U.S. Forces in Korea have officially completed the setup of a THAAD missile battery in South Korea to a South Korean Army air defense brigade. The transfer of the Terminal High Altitude Area […]