Middle East


Africa | Feb. 3 2000

Panel: Religious liberty threatened

In its first months of work, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a series of statements detailing threats to religious... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

TWR adds programs, expands ministry

ABUJA, Nigeria — Audiences in Nigeria, India and the Baltic nations are the beneficiaries of expanded ministry by international Christian... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Organization offers new life for old Bibles

How many Bibles are just sitting around in your house, on the back seat of your car or on dusty shelves at your church? Emily Filipi of Wetumpka... [READ MORE]

Middle East | Jan. 27 2000

Scholars: ‘Holy war’ against Christians wrong

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Top Indonesian Muslim scholars Jan. 12 said calls for a “holy war” against Christians in the country’s... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Challenges great for IMB missionaries

Southern Baptist missionaries risked mounting persecution abroad – for daring to tell the world Jesus is the only way to peace with God.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 20 2000

Leaders oppose ‘sex exploitation’ definition

Several conservative leaders, including Southern Baptist official Richard Land and Campus Crusade for Christ President Bill Bright, are opposing... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Muslims demand holy war against Christians

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Thousands of Muslims poured into Jakarta Jan. 7, demanding a holy war against Christians living in riot-torn provinces... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 13 2000

Saudi Arabia religious police raid Christian worship service

Saudi Arabia’s vigilante religious police raided a private Christian worship service in Riyadh Jan. 7, arresting 15 of the estimated 100... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 6 2000

Indonesian Christian/Muslim clash continues

MALUKU, Indonesia – More that 300 people died in clashes recently between Indonesian Christians and Muslims. In North Malice province,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

World Vision identifies hot spots for 2000

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Sri Lanka, Montenegro and an African “arc of conflict” will be among the 10 most volatile areas of violence,... [READ MORE]