August 2011 Headlines
Even in the Christian community in the Mideast, there is division between Messianic and Arab believers. A small group of Christians is bridging that gap.
Al Fadi was raised as a radical Wahabbi Muslim in Saudia Arabia.Now he's a Christian who has made it his life's mission to tell Muslims the truth about the Koran.
The Nuba Mountains are home to one of Sudan's largest Christian communities. And they are being tormented by daily by the nation's Islamic regime.
The news comes amid an intense manhunt by opposition forces to capture Gadhafi along with other top officials in his regime.
The number of U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan this month now stands at 66, making August the deadliest month for American soldiers.
Russia's state-owned Rosneft teamed up with U.S. company Exxon Mobil to develop offshore oil fields in the Russian Arctic.
Libyan rebels are trying to capture Moammar Ghadafi before he's able to mount a revenge campaign for the overthrow of his regime.
Family members of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi say he's in a coma and "between life and death" at home in Libya.
A U.S. missile strike in Pakistan killed the number two leader of al Qaeda, dealing another blow to the terrorist group, U.S. and Pakistani officials said.
Japan's ruling party elected Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its new chief Monday.
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque Sunday night, killing 29 people during prayers.
Libyan rebels on Sunday rejected an offer by Moammar Gadhafi to negotiate and said they have captured the eastern town of Bin Jawwad.
A Dutchman is building a replica of Noah's Ark that matches the dimensions of the vessel found in the Bible, an idea that started nearly 20 years ago.
When a neighborhood is so dangerous even the police won't go in, what can be done? That's the challenge one man faced when he moved to dangerous Costa Rican slum.
As the end of the Libyan regime seems to draw nearer, many wonder what the future holds. Libya's small Christian community is one of the most vulnerable.
The Obama administration is debating how aggressively to pursue Libya's vast weapons stores, as experts fear thousands could fall into al Qaeda hands.
Japanese PM Naoto Kan announced his resignation over his government's handling of the tsunami disaster and nuclear crisis.
Former students who attended U.S. missions schools overseas tell CBN News about the child abuse they endured at the hands of missionaries.
The head of Libya's rebel cabinet is embarking on a European diplomatic tour to secure the release of at least $5 billion in frozen assets.
North Korea says it's ready to stop nuclear missile tests, but only if international talks on its nuclear program resume.
Moammar Gadhafi remains at large, but plans for a new government in Libya continue to move forward.
The celebrations have turned to uncertainty for Libya's rebels, who have yet to claim victory in the capital city of Tripoli.
The son and heir apparent of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, Seif al-Islam, resurfaced free and defiant early Tuesday.
Two American hikers imprisoned in Iran for more than two years were sentenced to eight years on Saturday.
Six months after it began, the battle for Libya appears to be coming to an end.
The lawyer for two American men arrested in Iran and convicted on charges that include espionage said he will appeal the verdict and eight-year prison sentences.
Libyan rebels captured a major military base that defends Moammar Gadhafi's stronghold of Tripoli, Sunday.
As other students protest Chile's public education system, a few Christian youth have taken a different approach, turning to prayer as a tool for a change.
A government owned Syrian newspaper on Saturday rejected U.S. and European calls for President Bashar Assad to step down, saying they revealed the "face of the conspiracy" against Damascus.
The image of Christians sharing their faith in a Muslim-dominated country may come as a surprise, but Christianity has had its roots in Syria for centuries.
As Gadhafi contemplates his possible exit strategy, many Libyans wonder what kind of country he will leave behind.
CBN News travelled to Oslo to investigate reports that Muslim radicalism has been growing along with violence and intimidation against non-Muslims.
Those who speak out against North Korea are routinely tortured, killed or sent to harsh labor camps. Now new evidence exposes how bad those camps are.
United States officials say embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is planning to leave his war-torn country -- possibly within days.
Within hours of the February earthquake that devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, the city's churches sprang into into action and have continued their relief work.
A bomb blast severely damaged the St. Ephraim Syrian Orthodox Church in the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk earlier this week.
The Virginia Beach, Va. based charity aid organization teamed with Partners in Health to build two ponds on the property of a childrens' home.
The White House issued a statement demanding Syria's President Assad leave power and warned of "unprecedented sanctions" against the regime.
Two suicide bombers attacked a British compound in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least three people and wounding two.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says budget cuts may mean the United States will miss the chance to help reshape the Middle East.
Leaders of Turkey and Jordan are calling on Syrian leader Bashar Assad to stop military attacks on civilian protesters.
An Afghan official says a bomb has exploded in a vegetable market in southern Afghanistan, killing eight people.
The United Nations is warning the famine in the Horn of Africa has not yet peaked. Worsening matter the region is now facing a cholera epidemic.
Police in London have made an arrest in the case of a retiree killed during last week's riots.
The presiding judge in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 83, ended television coverage on Monday.
Libya's rebels threatened to isolate Tripoli by blocking key supply routes and cutting oil pipelines on Monday.
New al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is calling on his followers to continue to fight the United States after the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The Syrian regime is expanding its attacks on anti-government protesters.
Recent surveys have revealed that the Christian Broadcasting Network's television programming in Ukraine is becoming increasingly popular among viewers.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says his country must confront its "slow-motion moral collapse."
The world is standing silently by while Christians in Muslim countries are being killed, and their murderers are being honored, according to one columnist.
At least seven bombs exploded in cities across Iraq's Diyala province Monday morning, killing 10 people and injuring more than 50.
Gunmen kidnapped an American development expert after tricking his guards and breaking into his house in Pakistan on Saturday.
Some media reports are putting the blame on social and economic inequality, while political and religious leaders say it reflects a moral crisis.
Government restrictions on religious freedom are on the rise for billions of people around the world, according to a new Pew Research Center study.
The Voice of the Martyrs, a group that monitors the persecution of Christians worldwide, has launched a petition campaign on behalf of a Pakistani mother convicted of blasphemy.
The United Nations says without a massive global response hundreds of thousands of people face imminent starvation and death.
Christian leaders believe this is a critical time to call upon the power of prayer for freedom in the oppressed communist country of North Korea.
Prime Minister David Cameron told his nation Thursday that the government was "acting decisively" to restor order after days of rioting shocked his country and the world.
The Obama administration slapped sanctions Wednesday on Syria's largest commercial bank and cellphone operator.
The U.S. military announced coalition warplanes killed the Taliban militants responsible for the deaths of 30 U.S. military personnel last Saturday.
More than 1,100 people were arrested when law enforcement took to the streets of London in an attempt to end four days of rioting.
American-fired missiles killed 20 Islamist insurgents in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday.
On this week's edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, CBN News takes an in-depth look at Islam's advance in the West and beyond.
Some Muslims in Dubai are being told to fast just a little bit longer than normal during Ramadan.
In Egypt, fighting between Muslims and Coptic Christians has left one Copt dead, according to government officials.
Police called in reinforcements and armored vehicles in Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool, where angry mobs vandalized streets and broken into buildings.
China has pledged to make efforts to close its gaping gender gap caused by the country's one-child policy and parents preferring boys over girls.
The violence began Saturday night in the north London suburb of Tottenham due to anger over a fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan.
The shake-up in the government came as the Syrian military unleashed a brutal crackdown on a five-month-old uprising against President Bashar Assad.
The U.S. Navy SEALs whose helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan had rushed to the mountainous area to help U.S. Army Rangers under fire from insurgents.
An affiliate of the terror organization al Qaeda has a new tool to recruit terrorists and it's targeted at children.
Lord Michael Bates is a member of the British Parliament on a 4,000-mile journey, all in the cause of peace.
Sources say that more than 20 Navy SEALs were among those lost in the crash in Afghanistan.
Sudan is facing a new humanitarian crisis. Tens of thousands of lives are at risk as the Islamic regime of north Sudan launches attacks in the Nuba Mountains.
Not long after the terrible massacre in Norway, the media started searching for scapegoats. One influential American blogger has become a prime target for blame.
Government soldiers in Somalia shot and killed seven people Friday during a food distribution after the crowd apparently broke out into a looting rampage.
Operation Blessing International, the charity aid organization based in Virginia Beach, Va., is helping at-risk teens in Honduras receive job training.
The potential for flooding continues to be Haiti's biggest threat now that Tropical Storm Emily has broken up after dumping heavy rain.
The West is tightening sanctions on Assad but the quest for democracy in Syria could be long and deadly.
The famine gripping the horn of Africa is spreading. Reports of severe food shortages and famine have also emerged from northern Kenya.
U.S. Troops stationed in Afghanistan built an Islamic center at Kandahar.
Emily's winds are only around 50 miles per hour, but forecasters say the biggest concern is flooding. Up to 20 inches of rain is expected in Haiti's mountainous areas.
Acute malnutrition is widespread in the east African nation that's suffering its worst drought in 60 years.
Italy is one step closer to banning the Muslim burqa after a commission there approved a draft law outlawing women from wearing the face-covering in public.
Three men involved in a Baghdad church bombing were sentenced to death Tuesday by an Iraqi court for planning the attack in October of last year.
State television has shown former President Hosni Mubarak being wheeled into a defendant's cage on a hospital gurney at the start of his trial.
Earthquake-ravaged Haiti is bracing itself for another natural disaster as Tropical Storm Emily brushed past Puerto Rico to set its sights on the struggling island nation.
A mysterious lightning show has been lighting up the night sky in Venezuela for centuries. But recently, to the puzzlement of many, the nocturnal displays stopped.
Syrian troops have continued to besiege the city of Hama as nearly 100 people across the country have been killed since Sunday.
A car bomb outside a Christian church in northern Iraq exploded Tuesday morning, injuring 23 people.
CBN's WorldReach television programming is touching lives in Cameroon.
Operation Blessing International is helping the victims of Haiti's massive 2010 earthquake by teaching them to raise fish.
A rally in Egypt was supposed to show political unity among various groups. Instead, hardline Islamists showed their strength.
Activists say Syrian troops are shelling the flashpoint city of Hama for a second day.