March 2015 Headlines
Nigerians turned out en masse to vote in a crucial presidential election. The election pits an incumbent Christian against a Muslim challenger in a nation that has been rife with a brutal Islamic insurgency.
The 22-member Arab League is meeting in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh this weekend to talk about forming a joint Arab military alliance.
A nation that President Barack Obama once heralded as a success story in the war on terror is now engulfed in chaos.
Andreas Lubitz, the copilot of downed Germanwings Flight 9225, appears to have concealed evidence of an illness from his bosses, prosecutors said Friday.
A Christian pastor in China is facing one year in jail for asking questions about the forced removal of crosses from church rooftops in the country.
Nigerians head to the polls this weekend for a crucial election. With a Christian and Muslim candidate vying for the presidency, the outcome could test the unity of this important African country.
U.S. Christians are sometimes insulated from the high cost many believers around the world must pay for their faith. Heidi Mund, the woman known as the "brave German," is now experiencing this firsthand.
President Obama is calling on Iran to release pastor Saeed Abedini and two other Americans imprisoned in the Islamic state Friday.
The refugee crisis caused by Christians and other minorities fleeing ISIS is threatening to overwhelm Kurdistan, with the more than 1 million displaced people placing a huge burden on the state's resources.
President Obama's Middle East foreign policy is in chaos. The latest example? Last year, the president gave up Taliban leaders to get back Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Now he has been charged as a deserter.
Al Qaeda has a long history in Yemen and it's been the breeding ground for several plots against the United States. How can the recent unrest lead to more dangerous threats to the U.S. homeland?
The co-pilot of the Germanwings passenger jet that crashed in the French Alps "intentionally" sent Flight 9525 into the side of a mountain, a prosecutor said Thursday.
At the request of Iraqi leaders, the United States began airstrikes in Tikrit Wednesday against the Islamic State.
Author Joel Richardson argues pursuasively that the Antichrist, his empire, and his religion will come from the Middle East and not Europe as has been widely taught by many modern prophecy teachers.
A U.S. ally in the war on terror is collapsing into chaos as rebels have overrun another key city.
A year-long investigation by The Associated Press found connections between modern-day slaves in Indonesia and supply chains of seafood reaching markets around the world.
At least 700 people are searching for answers at the site of Tuesday's crash of Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps that left all 150 passengers dead, including two Americans.
A whopping 367 out of 435 members of the House co-signed a letter to the president saying any deal with Iran will have to close the path to a nuclear bomb. Only then will Congress consider lifting economic sanctions.
The United States will keep the current number of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, instead of cutting the number by about half as originally planned, the White House announced Tuesday.
Islamic State terrorists are stealing tens of millions of dollars from the Iraqi government.
About 150 people are feared dead in a plane crash in the French Alps Tuesday. French President Francois Hollande warned that there are probably "no survivors."
In Kabul, thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran.
Muslim-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali makes the powerful case that a religious reformation is the only way to end the terrorism, sectarian warfare, and repression of women and minorities that claim thousands of lives every year.
Christians gathered to worship this weekend in Vanuatu, only a week after a deadly cyclone killed nearly 20 people.
The Islamic State is calling for lone wolf attacks on U.S. military personnel, posting a "hit list" that includes photos, names, and addresses.
A U.N. officials said Yemen is "on the brink of a civil war" as the country's third largest city has fallen to Shia Houthi rebels, a group backed by Iran.
The U.N. Security Council will meet to discuss the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.
A Yemeni branch of the Islamic State is claiming responsibility for a quadruple suicide bombing in Yemen that left at least 137 people dead and more than 300 wounded.
Nigeria's president predicts areas dominated by Boko Haram will be "retaken in a month," saying the terrorist group is getting weaker and weaker by the day.
In a video message, President Obama told Iran that another moment to pursue better relations between the Islamic Republic and the U.S. may not come again soon.
Syrian and Iraqi Christians are asking for more international help amid the onslaught of the Islamic State. They made their plea from their new homes in Lebanon, where they had to flee after being attacked by ISIS.
The Christian community in Pakistan is in mourning Monday following Islamic attacks on two churches that left 14 people dead and more than 70 injured.
For the first time in history, the means are available to make the Gospel available to the whole world. Could such a time hasten the return of the Lord?
Police in Thailand have arrested more than 400 Pakistani Christian immigrants, including children.
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in West Africa as Nigeria attempts to retake territory held by Boko Haram terrorists. One church-turned-refugee center has become a safe haven for survivors to tell their stories.
Terrorist attacks and rising anti-Semitism have convinced European Jews there's no future for them in Europe. That's leading to an exodus of the Jews unprecedented since the creation of Israel.
Tunisian security forces are searching for three remaining suspects Thursday in yesterday's lethal terrorist attack at a museum in the nation's capital.
At least 21 people, mostly foriegn tourists, are dead in Tunisia after gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a major museum in the country's capital city of Tunis.
Four months ago, news that Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife died in a plane crashed shocked Christians around the world. It shook the congregation he pastored, but they are growing with a new passion to keep his legacy alive.
As Israelis were voting for their next prime minister Tuesday, American lawmakers were demanding to know if U.S. taxpayer dollars helped fund a campaign to oust current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Thousands of Pakistani Christians blocked streets in several cities Monday to protest attacks against two of their churches over the weekend.
Tensions between Russia and Europe over Ukraine are rising again, with the United States and Germany threatening more sanctions and Russia and Europe deploying thousands of troops in military exercises.
Erick Stakelbeck describes how ISIS is calling on its legions of followers in the West to rise up and conduct attacks and turn the United States and Europe into a war zone.
The president of Vanuatu is calling for help after Cyclone Pam ripped through the country, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 30 others.
Insiders say there's little hope that Iranian and U.S. negotiators will come up with a framework for a deal on Iran's nuclear program within the next two weeks.
The Obama administration is dropping plans to slash the number of troops in Afghanistan this year.
Terror groups like ISIS and Boko Haram bent on death and destruction show no signs of letting up. We take a closer look at their agenda and talk with victims who survived their evil acts. Plus, how Christians and the Church as a whole are responding.
Poor and uncshooled childred in Indonesia are receiving a free education thanks to CBN.
On CBN News Weekend, March 14: Digital revolution eradicating Bible poverty wordwide; Miracle survivors tell of Boko Haram's unspeakable 'evil'; Thai police arrest 400 Pakistani Christian refugees; and more.
The Islamic State has officially accepted Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance. The joining of the two Islamic terror groups has been in the works since last week.
As war and persecution in the Middle East threaten the existence of ancient Christian communities, a prominent church leader from the Assyrian Church of the East visited Washington this week to deliver an urgent plea.
Liberia is just weeks away from being declared Ebola-free, nearly a year after the deadly outbreak began.
If you whine about waking up early for church, a congregation in South Korea might make you rethink those complaints.
Religious persecution has reached record levels in the Middle East and it's on the rise here in the United States, too.
As ISIS continues to grab the global spotlight, Boko Haram operates under the radar, seizing parts of Nigeria. Those fortunate to survive their wrath testify to unspeakable horrors.
Aid workers in Africa are concerned about the rehabilitation of a group of 80 children who were held in captivity by the Nigerian-based terror group Boko Haram.
Iraqi military forces have retaken a strategic town from ISIS.
Peshmerga means "those who face death." They're Kurdish soldiers, battling the Islamic State in northern Iraq and they've made significant gains.
The American missionary abducted from a school in Nigeria last month has been released and is safe.
Three gay men got married in Thailand in what is the first known male homosexual polygamous wedding in the world.
Two of the world's most brutal terrorist groups are joining forces. The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State.
Britain is considering a new round of sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine conflict.
American Pastor Saeed Abedini, imprisoned in Iran for his faith, was visibly shaken after witnessing six fellow prisoners beaten and taken to the gallows for execution, his wife says.
In his new book, CBN's Erick Stakelbeck describes how ISIS is calling on its legions of followers in the West to rise up and conduct attacks, turning the United States and Europe into a war zone.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's government is investigating reports that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad in northern Iraq is the latest to be attacked by the Islamic State militant group.
Hadeel Kouki, a 24-year-old Syrian Christian who now lives the U.S., speaks out on behalf of persecuted Christians. She told CBN News that she has friends and neighbors among the hundreds of Christians kidnapped by ISIS.
Islamic State terrorists are continuing their path of destruction in Iraq. This time ISIS bulldozed the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud using heavy military vehicles, according to government officials.
Liberia could be Ebola free in 42 days, health officials predict.
America's ambassador to South Korea is in stable condition following a knife attack at a breakfast meeting in Seoul Thursday.
Libya's state-run oil corporation says 11 oil fields in the country are now closed down after a series of attacks by Islamic State jihadists.
A Canadian pastor has been missing in North Korea for more than a month, raising fears he may have been detained.
The Islamic State released four more Assyrian Christian hostages Tuesday from the more than 200 they kidnapped last week in Syria.
The United States and Cuba recently met for a second round of diplomatic talks aimed at restoring relations between the two nations.
Police arrested 471 parents in northwest Pakistan for refusing to give their children polio vaccinations.
The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram has posted a beheading video that shows hallmarks of ISIS propaganda.
For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his trip to the U.S. is a "fateful, even historic, mission."
Thirty-thousand people marched in Moscow Sunday to mourn murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a major critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Islamic state released 19 of the more than 200 Assyrian Christians it kidnapped last week.