August 2014 Headlines
Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American man recruited by ISIS, has been killed in Syria. He is one of two Americans to reportedly die this week while fighting for the jihadist Army.
The Australian government plans to spend $60 million to fund measures to counter violent Muslim extremism and radicalization.
Boko Haram is claiming control of another Nigerian town, saying it has added it to its own Islamic caliphate in the north.
Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists snatched a toddler from her mother's arms in the northern Iraqi city of Qaraqosh.
Critics say President Barack Obama's foreign policy has become so confused and so weak he's making former President Jimmy Carter look good.
Ebola has killed more than 1,400 people across West Africa with no end in site to the epidemic and no proven cure.
The war-weary faces of the Yazidis reflect a horrific past, a precarious present, and an uncertain future. "We wait for the mercy of God," one Yazidi refugee said.
British civilization has been a gift to the world. But the British elites don't care so much about their own civilization anymore. And it is into this vacuum that Islam is advancing.
Another Russian convoy has crossed into Ukraine without permission, this time in an area away from the intense fighting.
The U.S. government says an American held hostage for about two years in Syria has been released.
Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians now live in tents, schools, and abandoned buildings. War weary and despondent, most now say they want to leave Iraq.
Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.
Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano. And scientists at the Icelandic Meteorological Office said their announcement Saturday that the volcano had experienced a subglacial eruption was wrong.
As the U.S. pledges to strike down ISIS, the terrorist army has not only been trying to fill Americans with fear by killing James Foley, they've been doing it from inside our borders.
Iceland raised its aviation alert to red Saturday as a subglacial eruption began at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes in the past week, the country's Meteorological Office said.
In the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, one pastor and his wife mourned the deaths of their loved ones and find a new lease on life by bringing their ministry back to life.
The ISIS terrorist shown beheading American journalist James Foley speaks English with a British accent. What does this mean for the United States and other Western countries?
Many in government, the media and academia are fighting for stricter laws to separate Americans from their guns because of a belief that it will mean less crime and violence.
Cries for the utter defeat of ISIS is growing around the world after the terrorists group released a video apparently beheading American journalist James Foley.
Founder of the security contractor Blackwater Erik Prince said there's no way to call ISIS "anything but pure evil." He explains what needs to happen for ISIS to be defeated.
Iraq's Christian and Yazidi minorities have been running for their lives as the terrorists have swept across Iraq. How has the push to annihilate them affected their beliefs?
Pastor Rick Warren is planning to expand his ministry to East Africa, saying the church can play a role in building strong institutions in Africa.
Seventeen suspected Ebola carriers fled quarantine when an angry mob attacked and looted a health center in West Point, Liberia.
Pope Francis is giving his blessing on efforts to stop ISIS terrorists from attacking religious minorities in Iraq.
Taking a break from vacation, President Barack Obama acknowledged the victory of Kurdish forces, the Peshmerga, which seized control of the strategic Mosul Dam on Monday.
Pope Francis wrapped up his five day visit to South Korea with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul's Myeongdong Cathedral.
Lawmakers are voicing fresh concerns that jihadists fighting with ISIS in Iraq will bring terrorism back to the United States and other Western countries.
When ISIS captured the Mosul Dam, Iraq's largest, less than two weeks ago, experts warned the consequences could have been catastophic.
China is renewing and doubling efforts to nationalize Christianity, a move that has made some Christian leaders suspicious.
The Salvation Army has joined the World Evangelical Alliance in calling on Americans to pray for the Middle East.
Throughout northern Iraq and Syria, the scourge of ISIS forced thousands and thousands into a life without homes, jobs and family. Where can you go when you've lost almost everything?
Islamic terrorists in Iraq are killing children, burying people alive and it won't stop there. They have a message for America: We're coming for you.
Cuba is building its first Roman Catholic church since the Communist Revolution 55 years ago, but the regime recently destroyed a house church.
A pastor in Iran has been arrested and imprisoned after security forces raided his home and confiscated Christian paraphernalia.
The family of Jeffrey Edward Fowle, an American Christian detained in North Korea, is pleading for his release.
A convoy of nearly 300 Russian vehicles is once again headed for Ukraine despite disagreements on allowing it to enter the country.
A U.S. rescue operation for members of the Yazidi community that have been trapped on Iraq's Sinjar Mountain will no longer be necessary, President Obama said.
The Kurdish army, called the Peshmerga, is working to keep the Islamic State fighters at bay as the heavily armed terrorists draw near the capital of Kurdistan.
Pastor Saeed Abedini is facing new death threats from ISIS terrorists who are in the same Iranian prison where he is being held.
Ukraine says it will block a convoy from Russia that Moscow said contains humanitarian aid.
Egypt's top Muslim cleric is condemning the Islamic State in Iraq for its bloody rampage across Iraq and Syria.
Yazidi refugees been stranded on an Iraq mountain for more than a week after ISIS forced them from their homes. Now, Syrian Kurdish fighters have come to the rescue.
When the Islamic State swallowed large swaths of territory in Iraq, they also captured what might be the biggest "weapon" of all: Iraq's largest dam.
A power showdown is underway at the highest levels of the Iraqi government as the country struggles to confront the brutal threat from the Islamic State.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says a photo of a 7-year-old boy proudly holding the head of a Syrian soldier shows why ISIS poses a threat to the world.
The Nigerian army is fighting to retake a town captured by Boko Haram forces in northeastern Borno State.
Despite some recent setbacks, the Kurdish military, known as the Peshmerga, is still the best fighting force facing the terror group Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
The atrocities in Iraq have horrified the world, yet there's been little intervention until recently. Join us in prayer with Pat Robertson for our persecuted brothers in Christ.
Egypt's administrative court has dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, and ordered its assets liquidated.
As the U.S. continues its recent military campaign against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, some jihadist fighters are returning home to Europe.
President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain, not destroy, the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region.
The jihadist army Islamic State captured hundreds of Yazidi women Friday even as the U.S. begins an airstrike campaign against the terrorist group.
A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said Saturday that Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region's largest city of Donetsk surrounded.
For years, Kurdish officials have beseeched the Obama administration to let them buy U.S. weapons. And for just as long, the administration has rebuffed the Kurds, America's closest allies in Iraq.
Chinese authorities are accusing a Canadian missionary couple of spying.
The young children of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini sent President Obama an emotional video, asking him to help bring their father home.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been given permission to stay in Russia for three more years.
President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day Africa Summit at the White House on Wednesday.
The Kurds in northern Iraq, America's strongest ally in the Middle East, are being threatened by the jihadist army the Islamic State, which has taken over large parts of the country.
The body of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene is being prepared to be flown to the United States via Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, NATO officials said.
The Church of England is calling on Britain's government to open its doors to Christians fleeing persecution in Iraq.
Nancy Writebol, the second American missionary to contract Ebola, arrived Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital, where doctors will monitor her closely.
Something extraordinary is happening that's challenging Islam's hold on its adherents. Author David Garrison explains what he's discovered by asking Muslims one simple question.
The Gaza War has revealed to the world the sophisticated network of tunnels Hamas militants used to infiltrate Israel.
The Ebola virus is expected to be on President Barack Obama's agenda when he meets with 50 African leaders on Monday.
China says a strong earthquake killed at least 367 people, injured more than 1,800, and destroyed 12,000 homes.
Kenneth Bae, an American Christian held in North Korea, has been imprisoned in the communist country for nearly two years.
It's the worst Ebola outbreak in history. The virus is now being blamed for more than 700 deaths in four West African countries, and it shows no sign of coming under control.
Ten-year-old Rodrigo looks forward to school everyday because at school he not only studies, but he gets a break from baby-sitting his younger siblings.
Some 1 million Syrian refugees who fled the country for neighboring Lebanon are continuing to receive relief thanks to CBN.