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Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS

By Rob Holmes
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Nigeria | Kellou Abakar’s contractions began Jan. 3—the same day Boko Haram attacked her hometown in Nigeria. With labor coming on, the 30-year-old took her two…

Danger zone

By Jamie Dean
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Terrorism | Nigeria’s presidential election poses tough questions for Christians needing protection in one of the world’s top spots for terrorist violence

Historic tragedy

By Emily Belz
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ISIS | As ISIS destroys or pillages the artifacts of Iraq and Syria, archaeologists find local heroes determined to protect the past

Sitting out the ISIS war

By D.C. Innes
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ISIS | We’ve heard lots of talk about how to fight ISIS, how much to fight them—whether to contain, destroy, or merely defeat them—and even about the…

We’re all auxiliary troops in a holy war

By Janie B. Cheaney
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ISIS | The identity of “Jihadi John”—the well-spoken butcher who presided over gory executions staged by the Islamic State, ISIS—was a bit of a…

Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

ISIS sweep

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | Number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped in Syria mounts, may top 250

Opening Arabia to business and peace

By D.C. Innes
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Middle East | President Obama wants to fight ISIS with a jobs program, perhaps a New Deal for the Middle East. U.S. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf told…

Midday Roundup: Remembering John Willke, pro-life pioneer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | He led the charge. Dr. John C. Willke, a pioneer in the pro-life movement, died at his home Friday. He was 89. An obstetrician, he practiced medicine in…

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | At Saturday morning coffee with the girls I realized why our country is not going to defeat ISIS. There is something about much of American Christianity’s…

Saving Kayla

By Mindy Belz
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Terrorism | Mueller’s death was senseless unless we take more sensible moves against ISIS

Pastor: Kayla Mueller reflected God’s love

By Maria Baer
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Terrorism | Family, friends, and strangers gather to honor the American aid worker killed by ISIS

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