Monthly Archives: December 2012

Syrian rebels beheaded Christian, fed his body to dogs

By | 2012-12-31T12:59:00-04:00 December 31st, 2012|News|

A nun sounded the alarm that the Syrian conflict was becoming sectarian when she said that a Christian man was beheaded by Syrian rebels in the northern town of Ras al-Ayn on the Turkish border, and his body was fed to dogs, a British newspaper reported Monday.    Sister Agnes-Mariam de la Croix speaking from

Egypt pound slides again at 2nd central bank currency sale

By | 2012-12-31T12:41:30-04:00 December 31st, 2012|News|

Egypt’s pound fell further at the central bank’s second auction of foreign currency under its new regime on Monday, with $74.8 million sold to banks at a cut-off price of 6.3050 Egyptian pounds.   This was weaker than the Sunday cut-off price of 6.2425.   The pound fell on the interbank market to a record

What lies beneath: 2000 BC tomb in Oman discovered

By | 2012-12-31T12:02:22-04:00 December 31st, 2012|Archeology and History|

While building a new border check post in the northern coastal Aswad province of Oman, the squad of Royal Oman Police (ROP) discovered ancient artifacts, settlements and tombs dating back to 2000 BC.   Once the ROP team reported the discovery of the ancient graves in Aswad’s Shinas town, the crew of Sultan Qaboos University

Obama Admits ‘Huge Problems’ in Benghazi Security

By | 2012-12-31T01:35:31-04:00 December 31st, 2012|News|

President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that a probe into the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya had uncovered a "huge problem" in security procedures at the mission.   "We're not going to be defensive about it," Obama said in an interview recorded on Saturday for NBC's “Meet the Press.”   "We're not going

Today’s Widespread Christian Persecution: One Example

By | 2012-12-30T22:48:10-04:00 December 30th, 2012|Interviews|

Christians are persecuted today in many part of the world. Here in the United States we are fortunate that we do not have to live our lives under this constant threat.     However, in areas like Egypt and China persecution against Christians is widespread.   There is plenty of information on this situation via

Bomb kills 2 at Egyptian Coptic church in Libya’s 3rd-largest city, Misrata

By | 2012-12-30T22:09:06-04:00 December 30th, 2012|News|

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry says an explosion at an Egyptian Coptic church in Libya’s third largest city, Misrata, has killed two people and wounded two others.   The statement by the Foreign Ministry says Sunday’s explosion killed two Egyptian citizens working at the church in preparation for traditional New Year’s Eve mass. Egypt’s ambassador visited the

Northern Nigeria:Fifteen Christians Have Throats Slit by Boko Haram

By | 2012-12-30T20:29:43-04:00 December 30th, 2012|Press Releases|

12/30/2012 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) - International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that at least fifteen Christians were killed by suspected Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. The militants snuck into Musari, a neighborhood located on the outskirts of Maiduguri, early on Friday morning and slit the throats of fifteen Christians in their own

Al Qaeda Wants to Kill Another US Ambassador

By | 2012-12-30T19:47:23-04:00 December 30th, 2012|News|

Al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen offer $160,000 in gold for killing the US ambassador, three months after the US envoy to Libya was murdered.   The US State Dept. presumably will take the matter more seriously than it did when senior officials ignored events leading up to the brutal killing of Christopher Stevens on September

French paper to publish comic book life of Prophet Mohammed

By | 2012-12-30T15:35:07-04:00 December 30th, 2012|News|

A French weekly known for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed to the ire of conservative Muslims said Sunday it plans to release a comic book biography of Islam’s founder that will be researched and educational.   Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has on several occasions depicted Islam’s prophet in an effort to defend free speech

Egypt to Pursue a Relationship with Hizbullah

By | 2012-12-30T15:14:40-04:00 December 30th, 2012|News|

Egypt will pursue a relationship with the Hizbullah terror group as a “real political and military force” on the ground in Lebanon, the Egyptian ambassador to Lebanon told the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star on Saturday.   Speaking after Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-backed new constitution was signed in to law, Ambassador Ashraf Hamdy said Egypt would keep