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EGYPT: Sinai Militants Pledge to “Kill More Copts”

Bassem Herz Attalhah, 27, also known as Haythem Shehata, was on his way home from work in El-Arish, capital of North Sinai governorate, on Saturday evening (13 January), with his brother Osama and neighbour and friend Mohamed, when they were stopped by three armed men,

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NIGERIA: Kidnapped Optician Killed

On 13 October, a British optician who had been kidnapped was killed shortly after singing the hymn, Amazing Grace, to lift the spirits of his fellow hostages. Ian Squire, 57, was killed instantly by shots fired by one of the four gang members who abducted

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BANGLADESH: Pray for Imam Fedu, a New Christian Convert

Imam Fedu, a Muslim scholar and teacher in Bangladesh, recently placed his faith in Christ after receiving a Christian tract and hearing the Gospel from a Christian worker. “Jesus is the Saviour,” Fedu said. He immediately resigned from his Muslim work and made plans to

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PHILIPPINES: Young Girl’s Unwavering Faith

In the Philippines, one girl has stood firm for her Christian faith despite her young age. Not too long after accepting Christ, Jen-Jen began to experience pressure from adult authority figures, one of whom was a school teacher with militant views. One day, the teacher

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What Do You Do on Sunday Afternoons?

Earlier this year I met some students at a Bible college in the Philippines. I asked them the question; “What do you do on the weekends?” They looked surprised and turned to each other to see who would be the first to answer my question.

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