Congressman pleads for Christian pastor's life

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_331431" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Saeed Abedini and his family."][/caption] A Texas congressman charges the State Department is mishandling the case of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is being more…

U.S. 'surrenders' in fight for pastor's freedom

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_331431" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Saeed Abedini is seen with his family."][/caption] Advocates for an American pastor imprisoned in Iran over his Christian faith are accusing the U.S. of more…

Triple-homicide 'jihad' linked
to Boston Marathon bomber

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_494943" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Tamerlan Tsarnaev"][/caption] For two-and-a-half years, authorities have been investigating a triple homicide that took place Sept. 11, 2011, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 more…

Top 50 list of Christian persecutors

by Michael Carl -- The isolationist regime of North Korea once again tops the Open Doors USA list of the world's worst persecutors of Christians. Open Doors USA released its list Wednesday more…

Christian South Sudan: Headed for civil war

by Michael Carl -- It's been only a year and a half since mostly Christian South Sudan split from Muslim Sudan in a referendum that was accompanied by widespread violence, but now more…

Jailed pastor 'abandoned because he's Christian'

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_331431" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Saeed Abedini is seen with his family."][/caption] A growing number of U.S. analysts, human-rights activists and even a congressman, angered by the nuclear deal more…

Europeans 'stunned' Obama
didn't free U.S. pastor

by Michael Carl -- European religious-rights advocates meeting at a recent conference in Berlin expressed disbelief that the U. S. didn't obtain the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini as a condition for more…

Trump: Obama blows this major chance

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_586327" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Donald Trump"][/caption] An outraged Donald Trump told WND in an interview that the U.S. could have won freedom for Iranian-born, American pastor Saeed Abedini more…