Terrorism in North Africa hits roadblock

by Michael Carl -- Reports coming from Africa have confirmed that al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb has been damaged by the French military campaign and is asking for help. Even other organizations more…

Cell-phone music sparks attack by mob

by Michael Carl -- A mob of Muslims, apparently angered by Christian youths playing music on their phones from the back of a rickshaw taxi, responded by attacking residents of the mostly more…

Another Muslim group dives into kidnapping

by Michael Carl -- A new intelligence report confirms that Ansaru, a spinoff of the violent Muslim group Boko Haram, is adding kidnapping to its list of terrorism strategies. The report issued more…

U.S. AWOL when Christians in crosshairs

by Michael Carl -- The U. S. government is absent when it comes to the issue of increasingly violent and deadly Christian persecution, according to a new book. The charge is the more…

Rise of Islam fuels Christian persecution

by Michael Carl -- In the wake of the "Arab Spring" across northern Africa, Islam has been on the rise throughout the continent, and with it, violent persecution against Christians. Christians in more…

Muslim jihadists crush 50 Catholic churches

by Michael Carl -- A Roman Catholic priest reports that 50 out of 52 Catholic Churches in Nigeria's Maiduguri Diocese have been destroyed. According to a report by on Shoebat.com, Father Jerome more…

Finally! U.S. asks for jailed pastor's freedom

by Michael Carl -- The wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini says she's "very encouraged" by Secretary of State John Kerry's call for Iran to release Abedini from prison. Kerry released more…

State Dept. AWOL on human-rights hearing

by Michael Carl -- Representatives of the U. S. State Department were nowhere to be found as the U. S. House Lantos Commission on Human Rights held a hearing on American Pastor more…