January 2008 Headlines

Rare Snowfall Blankets Jerusalem

While the Midwest is getting hammered, the Mideast also got hit by a surprising storm of its own.

Lawmaker Slain in Unstable Kenya

An opposition lawmaker in Nairobi, Kenya was gunned down and killed early Tuesday.

Hamas, Egypt Work to Reclose Border

Hamas and Egyptian guards are working together to re-close their border.

U.S. Shift Seen to Pakistan, Afghanistan

The Bush administration is set to re-energize its terrorism-fighting war efforts in Afghanistan. The U.S. is also refocusing on Pakistan, where al-Qaeda militants have been gaining strength.

Explosion Rocks Beirut, Five Dead

CBNNews.com -- A car bomb exploded in a Christian neighborhood of Beirut on Friday killing at least five people and wounding at least 20 others.

Israel Wants No Responsibility for Gaza

A top Israeli defense official said Thursday that Israel wants to relinquish all responsibility for the Gaza Strip, including the supply of electricity and water, now that the territory's southern border with Egypt has been opened.

Terrorists Target Israeli Students

CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - One Israeli was killed and six others injured Thursday evening in two separate terrorist attacks in the Jerusalem area.

Egypt Struggles to Close Gaza Breach

Palestinians knocked down more of the fence along the Egypt-Gaza border today, causing yet another breach.

Major French Bank Uncovers Massive Fraud

CBNNews.com -- Societe Generale, one of the oldest banks in France, has uncovered a fraud scheme worth more than $7.14 billion. If verified by financial experts, it could go down as the largest fraud in history.

Iran's Ahmadinejad to Visit Iraq

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going to Iraq.

British Royal Gives Speech as a Hologram

Britain's monarchy is becoming environmentally-friendly, but with a high-tech twist.

Global Markets Tumble on U.S. Concerns

The Federal Reserve cut a key interest rate by three-quarters of a point early today. 

Democrats Come out Swinging at Debate

In a debate full of tense moments and terse comments, the leading Democratic frontrunners put on their gloves and took some serious jabs at one another Monday night.

Cuban Assembly to Decide on Castro

CBNNews.com -- By Monday afternoon, Cubans should know the results of their island country's National Assembly parliamentary elections.

Israel Rejects Nasrallah's Claims

CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officials rejected claims by Hezbollah spiritual leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah that his group is holding body parts of Israeli soldiers killed in the Second Lebanon War.

Faith Talk Lands Sarkozy in Hot Water

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is drawing criticism from opponents for his frequent talk of God and faith.

U.S. Military: 75 Percent of Baghdad Secure

U.S military officials in Iraq says they have secured 75 percent of Baghdad.

Bush Makes Jan. 16 'Religious Freedom Day'

President Bush is declared January 16 "Religious Freedom Day."

Suspect: How Turkish Christians Were Killed

Here's an update to a story CBN News told you about last spring when three Christians were found murdered in Turkey.

Malatya Martyrs: Oaks of Righteousness

On Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007, Necati Aydin was in the performance of his life.

Olmert Government Loses Key Party

Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has lost a key party in his coalition government.

Mubarak Endorses Mideast Peace Hopes

The president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, says he will work "hand-in-hand" with the United States to see a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Developing Western China

Twenty-eight years after Deng Xiaoping launched his market reforms, millions of Chinese people are experiencing an economic miracle.

IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza War

 CBNNews.com - GAZA STRIP - An IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Golani Brigades soldier died of injuries sustained during a mortar shell attack Sunday morning, which wounded 20 other troops, one critically.

Singapore Takes on a World Mission

Singapore is a small country with some of the fastest growing Christian communities in Asia.

Iranian Boats Harass U.S. Ships

A fleet of high-speed Iranian boats, which threatened a U.S. naval convoy passing near Iranian waters, fled the scene as the American commanders were preparing to open fire.