Written by Vishal Arora
Southern state remains most volatile place for third straight year.
NEW DELHI, January 13(Compass Direct News) – Attacks on Christians accelerated over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays in the south Indian state of Karnataka, which was identified as the most unsafe place for the religious ...
Written by Simba Tian
In Zanzibar, two church buildings razed; in Comoros, a Christian suffers disease, shunning.
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 13(Compass Direct News) – Far from the world media’s gaze in remote islands off the eastern coast of Africa, church buildings are razed and Christians are ostracized and ...
Written by Rick Moran
French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe called on Syrian authorities to divulge “the whole truth”surrounding the death of France 2 TV reporter Gilles Jacquier who was killed by an apparent grenade attack as he covered a pro-Assad rally in the flashpoint city of Homs. Jacqueir’s death comes at a ...
Written by Bruce Thornton
Iran’s 30-year war against the United States may be reaching its decisive moment. Signs of the worsening crisis abound. Iran just announced it has begun enriching uranium at the Fordo underground nuclear site, a key step to producing more quickly fissile material for a nuclear warhead. As Europe ...
Written by Obed Minchakpu and Lekan Otufodunrin
Boko Haram extremists take credit for bloody assaults in three towns.
GOMBE, Nigeria, January 9(Compass Direct News) – The number of Christians killed in an Islamic extremist attack here on Thursday (Jan. 5) has risen to nine, and over the weekend the same terrorist group killed at least 21 ...
Written by Ryan Mauro
Yesterday, Iraq was hit with another wave of bombings as sectarian strife continues to dramatically increase following the withdrawal of U.S. forces. At least 70 Shiites were killed, presumably by Al-Qaeda in Iraq. Across the Middle East, tension and bloodshed between the region’s various ...
Written by Bruce Thornton
Thirteen months after a Tunisian street-vendor immolated himself and sparked the revolutions in the Middle East dubbed the “Arab Spring,” the bipartisan celebrations that attended those events last year appear premature, if not delusional. Now that Islamist parties are consolidating their power in ...
Written by Daniel Greenfield
About the only people having a Happy New Year in the Muslim world aren’t the Christians who are huddling and waiting out the storm, but the Islamists who use a different calendar, but are having the best time of their lives since the last Caliphate.
Written by Mahruaii Sailo
India Briefs: Recent Incidents of Persecution
Tamil Nadu, India, December 30 (Compass Direct News) – Police arrested a Christian after Hindu extremists on Dec. 22 accused him of forceful conversion in Nagarcoil. The Global Council of Indian Christians reported that Hindu extremists accused Sagaya ...