Thousands of Afghans are fleeing into neighbouring countries after the Taliban’s takeover. We asked our local Central Asian contacts what is happening and how you can pray today.
A family of three were attacked and seriously wounded by a neighbour in Al-Nasriyah. Despite their injuries, Egyptian authorities labelled the attack “a normal quarrel”.
Iranian Authorities have sentenced nine Christian men to five years in prison, accused of “acting against national security”.
A month ago, the conflict in northern Syria escalated when Turkish troops attacked Kurdish-led forces.
This Sunday, 3 November, is International Day Of Prayer. It’s a chance for us to unite globally as one body and one Church as we pray with our persecuted brothers and sisters.
As conflict escalates in northern Syria, 40,000 to 50,000 Christians are caught up in its midst. Bomb explosions have left people injured and reduced houses, shops and schools to rubble. Christians must make the difficult choice between remaining in their homes or fleeing.
On 22 July, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani was arrested in Iran and taken to prison after a violent raid.
An Egyptian Christian was detained by police for carrying a bottle of water during fasting hours this Ramadan. He believes he was targeted for his faith.