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How Western Media Enable Islamic Terrorism

FrontPage Magazine As the West experiences a rise in the sort of terror attacks that are endemic to the Islamic world—church attacks, sex-slavery and beheadings—it is only natural that the same mainstream media that habitually conceals such atrocities “over there,” especially against Christians and other minorities under Islam, would also conceal the reality of jihadi [...]

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Europe Should Learn Ethiopia’s ‘Islam Lesson’

Veritas International Enterprise Yet another Christian church was destroyed by Muslims in Ethiopia—this time by local authorities. Heaven’s Light Church, which served some 100 evangelical Christians, was demolished last November 28.  The church had stood and functioned in the Muslim-majority city of Harar for five years.  In the days preceding the destruction, officials forcibly removed [...]

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Raping and Beheading the Faithful: Muslim Persecution of Christians, August 2014

Gatestone Institute Muslims beheading Christians was a visibly growing spectacle throughout the month of August. Islamic State militants cut off a Christian man’s head—after compelling him to say the shehada, the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger.”  When the shehada is spoken before Muslim witnesses, the [...]

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Islam: Built on the Blood of (Christian) Martyrs

FrontPage Magazine In a recent interview on CBN News, Andrew White, an Anglican priest known as the “Vicar of Baghdad,” tried to recount the horrific atrocities Christians in Iraq are suffering at the hands of the Islamic State.  After explaining how Christian minorities fled Baghdad to Ninevah when Islamic militants began terrorizing them and bombing [...]

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Christian Convert Illegally Imprisoned and Tortured, Begins Hunger Strike

FrontPage Magazine According to attorney Karam Ghobrial (“Gabriel”), his client, Bishoy Armia Boulous, a Muslim convert to Christianity, remains illegally incarcerated and has “vowed to starve himself to death,” reports MCN. Bishoy, more notoriously known as Mohammed Hegazy, is the first Egyptian ever to try legally to change his religious identity from Muslim to Christian [...]

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Islamic State Breaks Another Church Cross

A good before and after photo of St. Ephrem Cathedral — former seat of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese — in Mosul.  To the right is how it stood before the Islamic State took over in July.  To the left is after — with the Cross broken off the cathedral’s dome.

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Raymond Ibrahim on ‘A Call to Rights’: The Danger ISIS Poses to America

Raymond Ibrahim was recently interviewed on “A Call to Rights Radio Show” with Steve Kates. Topics ranged from the dangers of the Islamic State, history and the Crusades, Christian persecution, and the Obama administration’s policies.  To listen to the nearly one-hour long interview, click here (interview starts around the 9-minute mark) From A Call to Rights website: [...]

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New Prager University Course: Raymond Ibrahim on Muslim Persecution of Christians

In the newest Prager University course, I discuss Muslim persecution of Christians. From the Prager University website: “The most persecuted and victimized people in the world today are Christians in the Middle East. The perpetrators of the widespread destruction of that region’s Christian community? Islamists. Middle East expert Raymond Ibrahim lays out the grim details.” [...]

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Christians ‘Losing Everything’ to Islam

Gatestone Institute “I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things”—Philippians 3:8 When St. Paul wrote the above in his letter to the Christians of Philippi, he and the early church were being persecuted (Paul was eventually executed in Rome).  [...]

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Islamic State Calls for Jihad on Egypt, ‘Targets the Copts’

Coptic Solidarity The Islamic State has called on its followers to take the jihad to Egypt, to the heart of Cairo itself. Abu Mus ‘ab al-Maqdisi, a leader in the Islamic State, said in a statement titled “Advice to Egypt’s Mujahidin [jihadis],” published on websites linked to the “caliphate,” that “It is necessary to take [...]

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