Locust populations continue to explode in size: Some areas expecting a 400x increase in the coming months representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 New swarms forming in Somalia and starting in Kenya.  The situation remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia where widespread breeding is in progress and new swarms are starting to form, representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods at the beginning of the upcoming cropping … Continue reading Locust populations continue to explode in size: Some areas expecting a 400x increase in the coming months representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods

United Nations refugee camps put Christians last for food, shelter, baby items

Posted by Sheila Gunn Reid on December 20, 2019 Christians often languish in the United Nations refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan. I discovered this when I was in Iraq last month documenting the good work the Nazarene Fund has been doing with our Save the Christians fundraising money. The shortcomings in relief efforts are because the United Nations … Continue reading United Nations refugee camps put Christians last for food, shelter, baby items

Iraqi Christian survives being burned alive by ISIS 3 times: ‘[Jesus] spoke to me’

By Caleb Parke | Fox News An Iraqi Christian who said Jesus appeared to him twice in his dreams recounts being imprisoned by ISIS, tortured and burned three times by the terrorist group. The man, a Yazidi, recounts his harrowing story in a documentary by Sean Feucht and Bethel Music. "The Yazidis... were really targeted by ISIS for genocide...they were raped, they … Continue reading Iraqi Christian survives being burned alive by ISIS 3 times: ‘[Jesus] spoke to me’

Plague of black beetles infest Anbar, Iraq and Saudi Arabia after severe flooding

Heavy storms continually recurred throughout Iraq during the period from 24-March to 2-April when severe weather finally eased, damaging buildings, homes, businesses and leaving thousands of people homeless. Similarly, tons of rain have flooded desertic Saudi Arabia over the two last weeks. While several villages and cities have been almost completely evacuated, some disgusting black … Continue reading Plague of black beetles infest Anbar, Iraq and Saudi Arabia after severe flooding

Report: “11 Christians Killed Every Day for Their Faith”

by Raymond Ibrahim March 3, 2019 at 5:00 am One of the most noteworthy trends concerns the "shocking reality of persecution against women.... In many places, they experience a 'double persecution' — one for being a Christian and one for being a woman." Another trend that should send an alarm is that, "For the first time … Continue reading Report: “11 Christians Killed Every Day for Their Faith”

Iraq’s Christians: Eighty Percent Have “Disappeared”

by Giulio Meotti April 1, 2018 at 5:00 am https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12076/iraq-christians-disappeared Tragically, Christians living in lands formerly under the control of the "Caliphate" have been betrayed by many in the West. Governments ignored their tragic fate. Bishops were often too aloof to denounce their persecution. The media acted as if they considered these Christians to be agents … Continue reading Iraq’s Christians: Eighty Percent Have “Disappeared”

Why Christians Need Self Rule in Iraq

"These murders are giving us yet another signal that there is no place for Assyrian Christians in Iraq." — Ashur Sargon Eskrya, President of the Assyrian Aid Society-Iraq. "The only way for us to have a bright future is to establish a local administration in the Nineveh Plain lands, which will be a safe haven … Continue reading Why Christians Need Self Rule in Iraq

“Oh You Cross-Worshippers, We’ll Kill You All”

Muslim Persecution of Christians, August 2017 Sweden recently decided to deport Aideen Strandsson, a female Iranian convert to Christianity. When Strandsson pleaded that in Iran she could face the death penalty as an apostate, Swedish officials told her, "it's not our problem if you decided to become a Christian, and it's your problem." (Image source: … Continue reading “Oh You Cross-Worshippers, We’ll Kill You All”

Massive Earthquake Strikes Iraq As Star Of Bethlehem Rises Over Israel

A massive 7.3 magnitude earthquake has just struck Halabjah, Iraq, just miles from the Iraqi/Iranian border as the long-expected Jupiter-Venus conjunction is rising over Israel and the Middle East.  Details are coming out slowly, but at this time we can report that at least 400 have been killed and over 6,500 injured in the devastating earthquake.  … Continue reading Massive Earthquake Strikes Iraq As Star Of Bethlehem Rises Over Israel

THE STATE DEPARTMENT’S STRANGE OBSESSION

The decision to follow through with sending Iraqi Jewish archives back to Iraq is part of a disturbing pattern. Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. The law of Occam’s Razor, refined to common parlance, is that the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. If we apply Occam’s Razor to recently reported positions of the US … Continue reading THE STATE DEPARTMENT’S STRANGE OBSESSION