Tag : Iran
Iran title : Iranian Christian Mother and Son With 'Health Issues' Remain Missing Three Weeks After Abduction
summary : Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) recently arrested a Christian mother and her son - both of whom struggle with "health issues" - for their faith and confiscated a number of Bibles and theological books from their home.
date : Mar 13, 2017 12:55 PM EDT
Iran title : Imprisoned Iranian Convert 'Seriously Ill' Following Hunger Strike, Denied Medical Treatment
summary : An Iranian convert to Christianity imprisoned for his faith since August has reportedly fallen seriously ill after going on hunger strike, but has been refused medical treatment.
date : Feb 15, 2017 12:32 PM EST
Immigration Protests Washington DC title : Trump Defends His Immigration Executive Order Amid US, Global Outcry: ‘This Is Not Muslim Ban’
summary : President Donald Trump defended his controversial executive order that bars the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States, as thousands of protesters chanted outside of the White House and at multiple, major U.S. airports on Sunday in opposition of the president's sudden immigration policy change. Trump denied the ban was religiously-driven, but confused matters by also announcing Christian refugees would get first priority for U.S. entry. Many people now are seeking answers about why Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are not on Trump's immigration ban, which are countries in which Trump companies do business.
date : Jan 30, 2017 12:22 PM EST
Data Breach title : Did HP's Lapse Cause the Data Breach of US Navy's More Than 130,000 Sailors?
summary : Data breach in not unusual nowadays. It's one thing to be hacked because a hacker worked his/her way through a weak cybersecurity. It's another thing to have a data breach because of a lapse. The US Navy has announced that more than 130,000 of their sailor's data were breached. Apparently, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES) has already notified the Navy back on Oct. 27.
date : Nov 25, 2016 09:31 AM EST
middle east concern title : Three Pastors Wrongfully Imprisoned in Iran Released After Four Months; Rights Groups Condemn 'Tyranny' of Gov't
summary : Three pastors wrongfully imprisoned in Iran have been released after four months thanks to the work of domestic and foreign advocacy groups.
date : Nov 08, 2016 04:20 PM EST
Religious Persecution, Iran Christians title : Christian Converts in Iran Sentenced to 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine
summary : Three Christian converts in Iran are appealing their sentences after they were charged earlier this month with "acting against national security" and consuming alcohol during Holy Communion.
date : Oct 11, 2016 12:07 PM EDT
Iran Nuclear Deal title : Iran Releases Canadian Academic Held Since June
summary : Iran on Monday released a Canadian-Iranian academic who was detained in Tehran in June, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said, a week after the two countries began talks on a potential restoration of diplomatic ties broken off four years ago.
date : Sep 26, 2016 12:18 PM EDT
Persecution title : Christian Man Executed In Iran Reaffirmed Faith, Jesus' Power Over Devil Before Death
summary : Days before he was executed, an Iranian Christian man reaffirmed Jesus' power over the devil and called his relationship with Christ the "best experience" of his brief life.
date : Sep 08, 2016 10:39 AM EDT
Pokemon Go title : An Italian Bishop Wants to Sue Pokémon Go Creators Because It’s 'Diabolical'
summary : We've seen reports of how Pokemon Go affects gamers. They have crashed cars while driving, got hit by cars while crossing the street, and robbed because they are glued to their smartphones. Now, an Italian bishop has threatened to sue Pokémon Go creators, saying the "diabolical" game turns its players into "walking dead".
date : Aug 20, 2016 11:31 AM EDT
Iran title : Iran Levels Serious Charge against Noted Church Leader, Beats Another
summary : Iranian authorities charged a well-known pastor with “acts against national security” and beat another as persecution of Christians continued the past month.
date : Aug 02, 2016 01:23 PM EDT
Maryam Zargaran title : Maryam Zargaran Denied Release From Iranian Prison For Medical Attention Despite Deteriorating Health
summary : Christian prisoner Maryam Zargaran remains in Iranian prison despite seeing her health plunge to new lows after a hunger strike that has lasted more than three weeks.
date : Jul 28, 2016 12:21 PM EDT
Marco Rubio title : Marco Rubio Wants 'New American Century' As GOP Presidential Hopeful, Shares Stances On 29 Issues
summary : "MarcoMentum" is picking up, declares the political team supporting Republican candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, whose public service occurred as a West Miami city commissioner, then as a Florida state legislator who became majority whip, majority leader and speaker of the house; and most recently, as a U.S. Senator since 2011. He is the son of parents who came to America from Cuba in 1956.
date : Feb 24, 2016 04:26 PM EST
 Saeed Abedini title : Saeed Abedini, Christian Pastor Freed From Iranian Prison, Says He Prayed 20 Hours a Day
summary : Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-American who converted to Christianity and was just freed from Iranian imprisonment after years of captivity there under accusations that his faith undermined the Iran government, granted his first and only interview to Greta Van Susteren on Fox News Monday.
date : Jan 25, 2016 08:38 PM EST
title : Pastor Saeed Abedini Expected To Finally Reach U.S. Soil, Wife Naghmeh Asks for Healing Prayers
summary : Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini, who was released from imprisonment by Iran Saturday, is expected to physically reach the United States Thursday evening (Jan. 21). While in prison during the last three years with charges of undermining Iranian government security, he was questioned about his Christian faith and tortured.
date : Jan 21, 2016 10:06 AM EST
title : Saeed Abedini: American Pastor Freed From Iran Prison Along With Three Other Americans
summary : Among four Americans released today from prison in Iran is Pastor Saeed Abedini, a formerly devout Muslim who was saved by Jesus Christ in his Tehran bedroom more than a decade ago and converted to Christianity. After establishing numerous Christian house churches, he eventually moved to the United States with his wife, Naghmeh.
date : Jan 16, 2016 02:02 PM EST
title : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Urges Muslims To Improve Islam's Public Image: 'Choose Right Path'
summary : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Muslim country residents to assume the responsibility of improving Islam's public image in remarks he made at a Saturday conference in Tehran. Due to the number of extremist attacks during 2015, people increasingly associate the religion of Islam with acts of violence. He said Muslims "must remove Islam's negative image from today's cyber and real space."
date : Dec 27, 2015 07:49 PM EST
Iranian Pastor Farshid Fathi title : Christian Pastor Farshid Fathi Released After Five Years in Iranian Prison, Jailed For His Faith
summary : This Christmas brings joy rather than terror to Christian pastor Farshid Fathi, who was released from an Iranian prison after spending nearly five years in jail for his Christian faith. Fathi originally was arrested on Dec. 26, 2010, with 60-plus other Christians from house churches in Tehran by agents of Iran's Intelligence Ministry. World Watch Monitor announced Tuesday that the Iranian pastor was freed on Monday, despite the fact his sentence recently was extended.
date : Dec 23, 2015 11:36 AM EST
title : Woman Condemned to Stoning Death in Iran On United Nations Human Rights Day
summary : While International Human Rights Day was observed on Thursday, Iran announced another woman was sentenced to death by stoning. Identified only by the initials “A.Kh,” the woman was convicted of allegedly being involved in her husband's murder.
date : Dec 11, 2015 05:23 PM EST
Benneta Betbadal title : Christian Mother Who Fled Islamic Extremism in Iran Killed in San Bernardino Terrorist Attack
summary : One of the 14 people killed by suspected terrorists in San Bernardino, California was a devout Christian woman who fled Iran at just 18 years old to escape Islamic extremism and the persecution of Christians that followed the Iranian Revolution.
date : Dec 04, 2015 11:58 AM EST
Mike Huckabee title : Mike Huckabee Stands by Holocaust Remark to Describe US-Iran Nuclear Deal: ‘I Will Stand With Our Ally, Israel’
summary : Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has refused to apologize for drawing references from the World War II atrocities of the Holocaust to describe the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration as a bad one for Israel. His comments have led others within the GOP to keep their distance from him.
date : Jul 28, 2015 01:28 PM EDT
Obama title : President Obama Slams CBS Reporter Major Garrett for Tough Iran Question: ‘That’s Nonsense’
summary : President Barack Obama held a press conference on Wednesday defending the controversial nuclear deal with Iran. However, he was taken aback by a tough question asked by CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett, which garnered the interest of social media.
date : Jul 16, 2015 01:54 AM EDT
U.S. Iran Nuclear Deal title : Historic U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal Ignores Plight of 4 Americans, Including Pastor Saeed Abedini: ‘It is Unconscionable’
summary : The United States and Iran have announced a historic nuclear deal on Tuesday. However, that deal ignored the plight of four Americans in Iran; they include Robert Levinson, Pastor Saeed Abedini, Jason Rezaian, and Amir Hekmati.
date : Jul 15, 2015 01:13 PM EDT
Pastor Saeed title : Rev. Patrick Mahoney Urges Christians to Mark 1,000 Days of Saeed Abedini’s Imprisonment in Iran
summary : Rev. Patrick Mahoney of the Church of the Hill plans to organize a prayer for American Pastor Saeed Abedini on Tuesday, who has been imprisoned in Iran for nearly 1,000 days. He also urged Christians to join in that effort.
date : Jun 23, 2015 12:44 PM EDT
Saeed Abedini and family title : American Pastor Saeed Abedini Beaten in Iranian Prison; ACLJ Calls for Immediate Release
summary : Prisoners in Iran attacked American pastor Saeed Abedini last week in an unprovoked manner. Prison guards intervened after he called out for help.
date : Jun 11, 2015 08:55 PM EDT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani title : Christian Persecution in Iran: 18 Sent to Prison by Revolutionary Court for Practicing Faith
summary : Although Iran recognizes Christians as an official minority group, its revolutionary court sentenced 18 of them to harsh prison sentences last week.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:27 PM EDT
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