Syrian troops reportedly shelled on Thursday morning the central farming villages of Houla, the site of a horrific massacre that left 108 people dead last weekend and where gruesome stories of violence have been trickling out to the international press.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Wants Christians to 'Convert, Pay Tribute, or Leave' the Country?
Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate competing against Ahmed Shafiq in a runoff election to become Egypt's first elected president in 60 years, has allegedly said that the Coptic Christian population should "convert, pay tribute, or leave" the predominantly Muslim country.
A weekend massacre that left over 100 people dead in Syria's Houla region has sparked international outrage and has left U.N. special envoy on Syria Kofi Annan worried about the future of the country.
Protests have broken out in Egypt following the announcement that the country's former prime minister and a Muslim Brotherhood party leader will be competing in a runoff to be the next president, with voters claiming the election was rigged.
On Tuesday 160 schoolgirls and teachers were admitted to a hospital after a suspected poisoning at a school in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province -- the third such large-scale attack against female students this year.
Jacob George, a Christian war veteran who served three tours of duty in Afghanistan, was one of the dozens of young veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who gathered outside the McCormick convention center in Chicago last Sunday. The gathering marked the first day of the 2012 NATO Summit and was used to make a historic call upon world leaders for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.
Researchers are claiming to have discovered the exact date that Jesus Christ was crucified, according to a new geological study released in an academic journal this week.
Although the international community has maintained cautious optimism that 2012 would be the first year every participating country in the Olympic Games would be sending female athletes to compete, the oil-rich Middle Eastern monarchy of Saudi Arabia has yet to confirm if it would be sending any female participants to London this summer.
The worldwide collapse of Christianity is set to take place due to a purported Gospel of Barnabas, claims an Iranian newspaper. But Christians have dismissed the claims, describing them as "laughable."
The NYPD has detained a man in connection with the case of missing New York City child Etan Patz, according to Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly.
Israeli politicians and two U.S. Senators are calling on the International Olympic Committee to commemorate the loss of 11 Israeli Olympic athletes at the 1972 Munich Games during this summer's Olympic games in London.
The mayor of a New Jersey town has refused to comply with Japanese officials' request to remove a public memorial dedicated to Korean women who were used as sex slaves by Japanese military forces during WWII.
A security scare brought on by a suspiciously behaving passenger on a flight from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., caused a US Airways flight to divert from its scheduled path and make an emergency landing at a Maine airport on Tuesday afternoon.
At least 45 protesters were arrested and four police officers injured on Sunday during protests outside the 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago, according to authorities.
The Prison Fellowship, a Christian ministry that works with incarcerated individuals to transform and heal lives affected by crime, has argued that new standards adopted by the government to combat prison rape fails to protect those awaiting deportation and undocumented children.
Dozens of members of the group Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) plant to ceremoniously hand back their war medals on Sunday in Chicago on the first day of the 2012 NATO Summit.
Bobby Schuller, the son of former pastor Robert A. Schuller, spoke to Lawrence Wilkes of The Crystal Cathedral's "Hour of Power" television program to discuss life after leaving the famous ministry founded by his grandfather, and the challenges he faced starting his own church from the ground up.
The United Nations launched an urgent appeal on Tuesday calling for emergency assistance for the millions of Southern Sudanese who are facing staggering levels of food insecurity.
Nonprofit organization Save the Children has released its 13th annual State of the World's Mother's report highlighting the best and worst countries in the world to be a mother, with Niger and Norway populating opposite ends of the list.
A court in an underdeveloped southwestern province of Iran has sentenced four men to death by hanging for committing "sodomy," according to a recent report by the Human Rights Activist News Agency (HRANA).
An Oregon pastor is reportedly suing a mother and daughter over a blog that features reviews describing the church he leads as "cult-like."
Bishop T.D. Jakes has started a new campaign offering free prescription drug discounts that will purportedly give patients up to 75 percent off medications at thousands of pharmacies across the country.
A new $50 million dollar initiative designed to help people and communities across the U.S. experience a day free of poverty is being launched this weekend by faith-based organization Convoy of Hope.
The oldest version of the Mayan calendar reportedly has been discovered deep in the rainforest of Guatemala and it extends well beyond Dec. 21, 2012, a day some observers believe the world would come to an end.
Breakout NBA star Jeremy Lin has admitted that he was not ready for the fame and glory that would come following his rise from the bench to pivotal player on the New York Knicks teams.