Old technology tops the new for this message

by Michael Carl -- DELHI, India – In a world in which messages increasingly are conveyed through texting, social media, email, websites and television, there's an old standby that still can't be more…

Ministry goal:
Females who
are 2nd class
no longer

by Michael Carl -- DELHI, India – Indian officials take pride in their economic partnership with Brazil, Russia and China – known as BRIC – which mandates that their constitution protect women more…

Syrian Christians 'running out of places to survive'

by Michael Carl -- Human-rights activists say the situation for Christians in Syria is growing more intense and that the ever-shrinking Christian population is near the breaking point. Middle East Forum fellow more…

Is Allah the Antichrist?

by Michael Carl -- Bible and Middle Eastern scholars are noting a similarity between the Arabic name for Allah and the Greek letters naming the Beast of Revelation. Former PLO more…

U.S. seeks vanishing, 'dissolvable' electronics

by Michael Carl -- In the old television version of "Mission Impossible," Jim Phelps' tape self-destructs after the voice says, "This tape will self-destruct in five seconds." Now if the Defense Advanced more…

Visions of Jesus appearing to Muslims?

by Michael Carl -- "Your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions," asserts the promise of God from the book of Joel. Yet some of more…

American pastor tortured in Iranian prison

by Michael Carl -- Iranian-born American pastor Saeed Abedini is being tortured in an Iranian prison, and is being denied any contact with his family on the outside, according to reports. American more…

Cairo court demands death for filmmakers

by Michael Carl -- An Egyptian court affirmed the death sentences on seven defendants convicted for their part in producing the anti-Islamic film, "The Innocence of Muslims." The seven defendants were named more…

Al-Qaida in North Africa not about to quit

by Michael Carl -- Intelligence reports coming from North Africa say al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, the North Africa affiliate of al-Qaida, is seeking more "Western" targets. Analysts also say the target more…