U.S.-backed Forces Seize Raqqa’s Old City from ISIS, but Difficult Fight Still Lies Ahead

U.S.-backed forces in Syria have captured the Old City of Raqqa, the latest milestone in their ongoing assault against the self-proclaimed capital of the...

North Korean Last Missile Flew for the Longest Time Yet

North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern...

3.4-Magnitude Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Weapon Test Site

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea. The earthquake occurred about 50km (31 miles) from a nuclear test site, monitors say. Previous...

Max Lucado: After Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Mass Shootings, How Much More Can We Take?

by Max Lucado How much more can we take? A mass shooting in Las Vegas. Puerto Rico continues to reel in the wake of yet another devastating hurricane. Mexico...
Kim In Ryong (Photographer: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images)

North Korea Says Nuclear War Could ‘Break Out Any Moment’ as U.S., South Korea...

North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint...
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/ALY SONG)

China Seeking to Exert ‘Total Control’ Over Believers’ Lives, as President Xi Gains Newly-Granted...

The concern for persecuted Christians and churches in China is set to grow following the 19th National Party Congress of the Communist Party of...
Officials in Madagascar have warned residents not to exhume bodies of dead loved ones and dance with them because the bizarre ritual can cause outbreaks of plague

Plague Fears Grow As Malawi Becomes 10th Nation Put On Alert for Deadly Outbreak

Malawi is bracing itself for an outbreak of the plague after the deadly disease continues to spread across the island nation of Madagascar. At least...

Are Heightened Tensions With North Korea Part of the Biblical End Times?

It's no secret that the United States' ongoing tensions with North Korea are intensifying, with the spat between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump...
A masked Palestinian protests Friday in the Gaza Strip against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (Mohammed Saber/EPA/EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

4 Dead in Gaza as Israel Responds to Rockets Fired Over U.S. Embassy Move

Two Hamas militants were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza on Saturday after rocket fire from the enclave hit an Israeli town, as...

Syrian Troops Capture New Areas Near Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights

Syrian government forces have captured new areas south of the capital Damascus near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, increasing pressure on insurgents. The government-controlled Syrian Central...

Radical Islamist Attacks Worshipers, Decapitates Jesus Christ Statue at Indonesian Church

A radical who beheaded a statue of Jesus Christ with a sword and injured four people during Sunday mass at a Catholic church in...

White House Condemns Russian Involvement in Military Operation in Syria

The Donald Trump administration on Sunday strongly criticized Russia's involvement in the ongoing military operation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, which has led to...

Airstrikes in Syria Kill at Least 100 as More People Flee

Airstrikes in Syria killed more than 100 people Friday as civilians fled besieged areas for the second straight day. Syrian government forces stepped up...

President Trump Says He Will Make Quick Decision on US Response to Syria

President Donald Trump said Monday he will decide “probably by the end of today” on a U.S. response to the apparent chemical weapons attack...

Iran’s Foreign Minister Says They Will Not Renegotiate Nuclear Deal

Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not...

Sen. Thom Tillis Says Turkey Is Accusing American Churches of Conspiracy in Case Against...

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis on Wednesday shared more details about Turkey's case against imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson and slammed prosecutors for claiming...

Understanding the Fight Between the US and China Over High Technology

To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp. The...

Christians Promote Religious Freedom in Visits With Middle East Leaders

Southern Baptists are praying in Jesus' name in the offices of Muslim princes and presidents hosting evangelicals on tours promoting religious freedom in the...

9 People Killed in Shooting Rampage at Mall in Munich, Germany — ‘Many’ Wounded;...

Gunmen opened fire near a shopping mall in Munich just before 6 p.m. on Friday, killing six people and wounding many others in an...

Over 250 Earthquakes Rattle California-Mexico Border Since New Year’s Eve

A swarm of more than 250 small earthquakes have struck since New Year’s Eve near the California-Mexico border, causing unease among residents and attention...