Iran Warns Against Foreign Military Intervention in Iraq

Iran warned on Sunday that “any foreign military intervention in Iraq” would only complicate the crisis, after the United States said it was deploying...

Russia Reduces Gas Flow to Ukraine After Payment Deadline Passes

Russian natural gas exporter Gazprom reduced supplies to Ukraine on Monday after Kiev failed to meet a deadline to pay off its gas debts...

Head of World Jewish Congress Stands With Christians Against Persecution, Expresses Gratitude for Support...

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder expressed solidarity with Christians around the world facing persecution during the Jerusalem Day Convention at the Israeli Allies...

Iraq Crisis Deepens as Violent Militants Capture More Cities

One by one, Iraqi cities seem to be falling to a militant group bent on continuing its march forward. What's happening in Iraq now has...

Brazilian Prostitutes and Christians from U.S. Play Soccer Match on Sidelines of World Cup

Brazilian prostitutes and a Christian evangelical group played a football match Saturday in World Cup host city Belo Horizonte, taking over a central street...

Malaysia’s Religious Affairs Minister says Country’s Official Religion is Islam

Malaysia is not a secular country, as the official religion of the state is Islam, stressed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge...

Christian Lawmaker Killed by his Bodyguard in Pakistan

A guard for a provincial Christian lawmaker has allegedly killed the legislator during a meeting in southwest Pakistan. Lawmaker Handery Masieh was a member of...

Anglican Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis Make Joint Pledge to Fight Human Trafficking and...

Pope Francis and the archbishop of Canterbury have denounced human trafficking as a crime against human dignity and pledged both of their churches to...

Three Men Sentenced to Death in China Tiananmen Square Suicide Car Attack

Three people have been sentenced to death over last year's car attack at Tiananmen Gate in Beijing which killed three tourists and injured dozens. The...

3 People Killed and 75 Injured as Houses are Set Ablaze in Muslim-Buddhist Clashes...

At least three Muslims were killed and 75 people seriously injured in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in southern Sri Lankan coastal towns best...

Scotland Drops Charges Against U.S. Street Preacher

A former LA deputy sheriff arrested while street preaching in Scotland has been told by police he will no longer face charges. Tony Miano was...

President Obama is Considering Allying with Iran to Defeat ISIS in Iraq

The United States is contemplating talks with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government in its battle with Sunni Islamist insurgents who routed...

Australia and U.S. Evacuate Staff from Embassies in Baghdad

Australia has begun withdrawing its officials from strife-torn Iraq, as the US embassy also evacuates personnel and beefs up security. Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs...

Report: U.S. Marines Arrive in Iraq as Jihadist Army Comes Within 60 Miles of...

The militant group that has been ruthlessly fighting to take control of Iraq has apparently posted chilling photos on jihadi Internet forums seeming to...

Militants Post Gruesome Photos of Mass Killing in Iraq

The Islamic militants who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of...

6,000 Police Officers Raid Church Looking for Billionaire South Korean Pastor

Thousands of South Korean police raided a religious compound Wednesday in their search for a businessman wanted in connection with an April ferry sinking...

Pope Francis says he is Deeply Concerned About Christian Persecution; Says Persecution May be...

Pope Francis warned of the dangers of fundamentalism, the rise of Christian persecution, and the role of the Catholic Church during the holocaust in...

Israel Arrests 80 Palestinians in Search for Teens

Israel's military arrested around 80 Palestinians in the West Bank, including members of the militant group Hamas, early Sunday as part of efforts to...

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Dispatched to Persian Gulf in Wake of Iraq Unrest

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush to the Persian Gulf on Saturday to “protect” American lives...

Isis Leader Says “I’ll See You in New York”

When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi walked away from a U.S. detention camp in 2009, the future leader of ISIS issued some chilling final words to...