February 2011 Headlines
American missionary Dan Baumann risked his life when he spent two weeks in Iran spreading the gospel. In his darkest hour, he says Jesus met him in a prison cell.
Egyptian Christians are grieving the murder of a Coptic priest in Northern Sinai.
In the northernmost parts of Siberia, Peter Khudi is braving the frigid temperatures to share the gospel with remote tribes.
Former FBI agent John Guandolo told CBN News that the United States must become more aware of the Muslim Brotherhood's growing influence.
Multiculturalism was supposed to bring a multi-ethnic, multi-religious utopia to Europe. Instead, it's brought division, extremism and, some say, the prospect of civil war.
Opposition forces in Libya are closing in on dictator Muammar Gadhafi as the move to take control of the country is just one city away from the capital city, Tripoli.
Although all eyes are on the Middle East right now, the world's Christians in particular are watching with great interest.
CBN News' roundtable of experts discussed the tumultuous situation unfolding in the region and its implications for the U.S. and the world.
On a special edition of the CBN News Channel's Midday News, a panel of experts on the Mideast and Israel discuss if Israel becoming more isolated in the world.
State Secretary Clinton joined other world leaders in Geneva on Monday to coordinate international action against Maommar Gadhafi bloody crackdown.
The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach office in Indonesia recently invited local partners to participate in a "Share Love" event.
The devastating earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand last week did not stop churches from worshipping together on Sunday.
It has been a tough weekend for Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The senators met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday, saying they "continue to stand with Israel at a time of historic change in the region."
The Obama administration said Friday it's preparing to issue sanctions against Libya as a violent crackdown on protestors in the country continues.
The Obama administration is freezing all assets in the U.S. held by the Libyan government, Gadhafi and four of his children and abandoning the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli.
A man blew himself up with a grenade near a supermarket in Moscow, Russian news agencies said. No other injuries were reported.
Armed with tough Security Council sanctions, the U.N. and many nations began moving to isolate Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from the international community.
The Obama administration stands ready to offer "any type of assistance" to Libyans seeking to oust Moammar Gadhafi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday.
As anti-government protests continue to escalate across Libya, Arab World Ministries is asking believers around the world to pray for Libya's Christians.
An Afghan Christian who was condemned to death for leaving Islam is now free, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul confirmed Feb. 21.
The U.S. has strongly condemned the killing of four American citizens by Somali pirates. It has urged the world to bring the maritime criminals to justice.
Rescue teams in Christchurch, New Zealand, have intensified their search for survivors of Tuesday's magnitude 6.3 earthquake as time is running out.
The killing of a Coptic Christian priest has prompted thousands of Christians to take to the streets of southern Egypt in protest.
The death toll has climbed to at least 113 from this week's devastating earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Iran is expanding its covert global search for the uranium and a key focus is Zimbabwe.
Protesters vowed to take Libya's capital city, as President Moammar Gadhafi compared himself to Queen Elizabeth and blamed Osama bin Laden for the revolt.
China's ruling Communist Party through its news agency has launched its own Internet search site in an effort to control what the Chinese public can see online.
Libya's Muammar Gadhafi refuses to step down amid protests, even as President Obama said he is preparing a 'full range' of options in response to violence.
On this week's special edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News is in Israel for analysis of the latest events in the region.
Authorities in New Zealand reported 75 confirmed dead and as many as 300 people missing in the wake of Tuesday's 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Christchurch.
Before they were killed, Scott and Jean Adam had been sailing the seas distributing Bibles and "seeking fertile ground for the Word."
Christian leaders are involved in a Twitter campaign to help a Christian who has been sentenced to death in Afghanistan.
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's appeared on state television briefly Monday night to quell rumors that he had fled to Venezuela.
Three days after a yacht of four Americans was hijacked by Somali pirates, U.S. officials said they're still considering how to respond.
Egypt's top prosecutor requested on Monday to freeze the foreign assets of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his family.
A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch, sending rescuers scrambling to help trapped people amid reports of multiple deaths.
A television station in Africa is making it possible for people to watch Christian television programming in their own language.
Demonstrations have continued to shake dictatorships from Libya to Yemen. Will these protests ultimately lead to democracy or even more tyranny?
Hundreds are dead in Libya as bloody clashes between protesters and Moammar Gadhafi's Army threaten to push the country to the brink of civil war.
From North Africa to the Arabian Peninsula thousands of protesters in countries like Libya, Bahrain and Yemen are risking their freedom and their lives trying to unseat reigning governments.
Chinese authorities staged a show of force Sunday to squelch a "Jasmine Revolution" modeled after demonstrations sweeping the Middle East.
Libyan leader Muammar Ghadhafi's forces, reportedly reinforced with mercenaries, continued cracking down on anti-government protesters Sunday.
The royal family, which was quick to use force earlier this week against demonstrators in the landmark square that has been the heart of the anti-government demonstrations.
Jordan Sekulow, director of international operations for the American Center for Law and Justice, is in Juba, Sudan, helping draft the south's new constitution.
Last year, Walid Phares released the book The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East. Now it appears that revolution is sweeping across the region.
Sen. John Kerry was in Pakistan this week in hopes of settling a dispute over an American Embassy worker detained in the country.
Egyptian Islamic cleric Sheik Youssef el-Qaradawi addressed tens of thousands of people gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, congratulating them on their victory.
Operation Blessing International teams in the Philippines have concluded a week-long medical mission.
The budget battles in Washington are forcing congressional lawmakers to make some hard choices about what programs to cut.
Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were targeted Tuesday in a deadly ambush in which one agent was killed and the other seriously wounded.
One of the main reasons for Japan's decline is that the country is no longer growing -- its population is shrinking.
Bahrain armed forces clamped down on the fourth day of demonstrations in Manama early Thursday morning, effectively shutting down the capital.
Senior CBS correspondent Lara Logan was brutally attacked by a mob last week in Egypt.
One of China's most prominent human rights activists and his wife have been brutally beaten following the release of a video exposing their house arrest.
Hundreds of Libyans clashed with government forces on Wednesday, demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Baghdad al-Mahmoudi.
The Muslim Brotherhood announced plans to form a political party in Egypt, underscoring its intentions to play a key role in the country's future.
The miners have since become celebrities, but one in particular felt the world needed to hear his story.
Egypt's military took sweeping action over the weekend trying to get the country moving forward after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on Friday.
The people of Yemen have taken a cue from the Egyptian uprising and have held five straight days of protests so far.
An Egyptian Christian leader hopes Christians will play a role in leading the country and have the same legal rights as those enjoyed by the Muslim majority.
Tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets on Monday to call for the overthrow of the regime -- the first major demonstrations in Iran since 2009.
The Muslim Brotherhood will be a part of the committee tasked with drafting Egypt's interim constitution.
An Ecuadorean judge ordered Chevron Corp. to pay $9.5 billion in damages and cleanup costs for contaminating a wide swath of Ecuador's northern jungle.
The spirit of uprising in Egypt is continuing to spill over into other Arab nations.
Flash floods and a powerful cyclone have taken a toll on Australia this year, but in the midst of their hardship, many residents have found the "good news."
A radio station in the Philippines has made it possible for listeners to tune to the Christian Broadcasting Network's program The 700 Club Asia.
According to media reports, Britain may soon allow gay couples to hold partnership ceremonies in churches. The unions could also be officially known as marriages.
The successful protests that toppled President Hosni Mubarak's regime in Egypt have inspired Iranians to take to the streets once again.
The trial of Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, 72, began Monday in Jakarta.
Opposition groups invited Iranians to participate in a peaceful demonstration in support of Tunisian and Egyptian protesters.
In his new novel, St. Peter's Bones, Middle East expert Ken Timmerman offers a fictional account of the real horrors faced by Christians in Iraq.
Protesters returned to Tahrir Square on Sunday after Egyptian troops dispersed many of them early in the day.
Protesters, still partying over their victory in pushing Mubarak out, now pressed for a voice in guiding their country's move to democracy.
Results of an independence referendum vote in Sudan will make the country's southern region the world's newest country in July.
President Obama welcomed Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Egypt, saying he's "confident the people of Egypt can find the answers" for the reform they desire.
This week, Operation Blessing International has been working on an extreme makeover in the South American nation of Peru.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's earlier announcement that he wouldn't resign left the Obama administration with figuring out what their next diplomatic move would be.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Thursday in a televised debate that multiculturalism was a "failure," warning that such a concept fostered extremism.
Many Mideast experts worry that Islamic extremists could gain power in the Arab country.
The Muslim Brotherhood held a press conference Wednesday and cited some of their demands for the Egyptian government.
Pakistani police said an American who shot dead two men trying to rob him was not acting in self-defense.
Practicing Roman Catholics who feel the need to go to confession but can't make it to a church, can now download an application on their iPhone to do just that.
Hackers in China have breached the computers of oil companies around the world, including some in America, the U.S. security firm McAfee Inc. confirmed Friday.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told his nation he would transfer some power to his vice president Omar Suleiman, but still won't step down before September.
A teenage suicide bomber killed 27 soldiers and injured up to 40 others in the northwest Pakistani town of Mardan on Thursday.
Iran's has produced four new satellites, sparking international concern that the country is developing missiles that will eventually be used to attack Israel or others.
Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman incurred the wrath of protestors and opposition groups after he warned they had two options left - dialogue or a coup.
A Chechen separatist leader has claimed responsibility for last month's deadly suicide attack at Moscow's busiest airport.
The Palestinian Authority announced it will hold their first local elections in five years on July 9 in the West Bank and Gaza Strip - a move rejected by Hamas.
Britian's Prime Minister David Cameron says his country cannot tolerate Islamic extremism.
Egypt's president has moved to relax presidential eligibility requirements in an effort to appease proterstors, who want their leader to step down immediately.
The violence occurred after a judge sentenced 58-year-old Antonius Bawengan, a Christian, to five years in prison for blaspheming Islam.
The young Google Inc. executive detained by Egyptian authorities for 12 days said Monday he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark "the revolution of the youth of the Internet."
Tunisia's Defense Ministry is calling up recently retired troops as the country struggles to contain unrest that has persisted.
Middle East expert Joel Rosenberg, author and founder of the Joshua Fund, speaks with CBN News about how the events in Egypt are affecting that country's Christians.
The Russian website, emmanuil.tv, has made it possible for Russians to access the Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach programming anywhere across the former Soviet Union.
Hundreds of Muslim and Christian demonstators united in prayer in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday, joining hands against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak.
Some Middle East analysts have said a nuclear-armed Iran is about to become a reality. A new film shows why that may be the world's worst nightmare.
Two Turkish Christians were convicted of 'lesser crimes' after facing more than $7,000 in fines or face jail time "insulting Turkishness."
After nearly two weeks of demonstrations, Egypt's leaders have taken unprecedented steps to move forward.
After 18 months of detention, the closed-door trial of three American hikers accused of spying on Iran began on Sunday in the Tehran Revolutionary Court.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed the inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in talks with the Egyptian government on Sunday.
This week marked the birth of one of the most heroic Christian figures of the 20th century. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is known for his courageous effort to stop Nazism.
State TV says the top leadership body of Egypt's ruling party, including the president's son and the party secretary-general, resigned as a gesture that the regime is serious about reform.
The U.S. and Russia have finalized a nuclear arms treaty that limits the number of atomic warheads the two former Cold War foes are allowed to possess.
Christians in southern Sudan believe recent events in their country are part of God's plan for their nation.
Iraqi state TV is reporting that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki won't run for a third time when his current term is up in 2014.
Egyptian Christians fear they could be the target of even more attacks and persecution if President Hosni Mubarak resigns.
Demonstrations continued on the streets of Cairo, Egypt on Friday as protestors returned demanding President Hosni Mubarak to step down.
Leaders of Egypt's unprecedented wave of anti-government protests have held talks with the prime minister over ways to ease President Hosni Mubarak out of office.
CBN News's Chris Mitchell was in Egypt covering the riots, but left because of security concerns. Listen to his eyewitness account of the intimidation and beatings of journalists.
The Egyptian street revolution has created uncertainty around the world, and especially for the Arab country's 10 million Christians.
Pastor and Egypt native Michael Youssef says his greatest concern is the Muslim Brotherhood -- a radical Islamic group founded in Egypt -- will take control of his native country.
Middle East expert and author Joel Rosenberg spoke with CBN News about the events in Egypt and what they mean for the U.S., Israel, and the Middle East.
The protests in Egypt and the revolt in Tunisia are spilling over into the leadership of other countries.
The most powerful cyclone in more than a century ripped across Australia's northeast coast early Thursday.
Tens of thousands of government supporters and opponents took to the streets in the Yemen capital of Sanaa on Thursday.
Violence continued in Egypt Thursday, even as government officials took to the airwaves promising political reforms in the country.
China's state media is painting the protests in Egypt as the kind of chaos that comes with Western-style democracy.
CBN News Reporter Chris Mitchell was caught in the thick of the clashes between Mubarak supporters and protestors in Cairo. Listen to his observations.
Al Qaeda is close to producing radioactive weapons after getting nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists to build "dirty bombs."
Supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak clashed Wednesday with democracy protestors, demanding they end their anti-government movement.
Cyclone Yasi has already been recorded as one of the most powerful storms in history.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced he will not run for another term as the country's leader -- but will remain in office until elections in September.
Tremors from Egypt's political earthquake are being felt in the West Bank.
Egyptian-native Michael Youssef, founder of the television ministry Leading The Way, says there's more to the current turmoil in Egypt than meets the eye.
Many analysts believe that the radical organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood will gain great influence with a change of government in Egypt.
Jordan's King Abdullah II fired his government on Tuesday amid protests in the streets in Amman.
Authorities scrambled to airlift hospital patients from the path of a cyclone roaring toward waterlogged northeastern Australia.