On All Hallows Eve, the leader of Boko Haram announced that the 200 or more schoolgirls his Islamists had abducted in April from Chibok in Borno state, Nigeria, will not be freed as they have already converted to Islam and married off to Muslims, according to Barnabas Aid.
A proposed law to remove restrictions on the building of churches in Egypt will be presented to parliament early next year, according to Barnabas Aid.
On Oct. 19, armed Muslims stormed two churches in Taraba state and killed 31 Christians as they worshipped, according to Morning Star News.
Four schoolgirls seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp in Cameroon run by the Islamist group, according to Barnabas Aid.
The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on a church in the Nuba Mountains Friday.
Lawyers in Sudan representing Meriam Ibrahim are planning to take her cause to the country's constitutional court, according to Barnabas Aid.
Ethnic Fulani Muslims razed a church and killed 10 Christians in Nigeria's Plateau state in September, according to Morning Star News.
Sudan has banned five lawyers from leaving the country after they were accused of damaging the nation's reputation by defending Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian mother who was falsely accused of apostasy from Islam, according to Morning Star News.
Security agents in Sudan locked a congregation out of its church building in August and may even try to sell it.
Last week Boko Haram invaded the Gujba Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria, enforcing Islamic law over the town of Buni Yadi.
In Gwoza, Abubakar Shekau -- the leader of the Islamist Boko Haram -- has declared an Islamic caliphate in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State.
U.S. aerial imagery over northeastern Nigeria has recently detected large groups of girls being held in remote locations, raising hopes they are from the group of young women abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school back on April 14, according to International Christian Concern.
After weeks of looting and wanton destruction in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, Islamists from Boko Haram Wednesday had killed an estimated 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, according to Morning Star News.
A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July.
The Islamist terror group Boko Haram has now resorted to using young female bombers to destroy churches, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
A Sudanese woman who was formerly sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith in Christ arrived on a flight from Rome into New Hampshire Thursday after intense diplomatic negotiations to save both her and her family.
A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed four Christians and a soldier, according to Morning Star News.
An Egyptian convert to Christianity recently released to appeal his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was imprisoned again on charges of "defaming Islam," according to Morning Star News.
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.
A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim family against a Christian woman to legally establish her as their Muslim daughter was dropped Wednesday in a development that could finally allow her to leave Sudan once and for all, according to Reuters.