March 2008 Headlines
CBNNews.com - Despite calls from a radical Shiite cleric for his fighters to stand down, the fortified Green Zone in Iraq came under attack again Monday.
Grocery bills not only across America, but around the world are going up. Consumers worldwide are facing rising food prices.
The number of people tying the knot in Great Britain has hit an all-time low. The London Evening Standard reported the number of marriages was at its lowest since records were first kept in 1862. In 2006, less than 10 out of every 1,000 single adults in England and Wales got married. Critics blame the Labour Party's benefits system which started slashing tax breaks for married couples back in the 80s.
An anti-Islam film released by a Dutch lawmaker has sparked protests in Pakistan, as well as outrage from other Muslim nations across the globe.
WASHINGTON - Coalition forces have launched air strikes against Shiite fighters in Iraq. That move was made as Iraq's security forces are facing a critical test.
Israeli defense officials suspect the terrorist organization Hezbollah has new rockets that can hit anywhere in Israel.
CBNNews.com - President Bush on Thursday defended the slow progress in Iraq as Iraqi politicians try to reach political, security and economic goals.
CBNNews.com - WASHINGTON - The prime minister of Iraq has set a deadline for Shiite militias to disarm after violent clashes there.
CBNNews.com - Israeli U.N. Ambassador Dan Gillerman said the reduction in Hamas-fired rocket attacks on southern Israel over the past few weeks is deceptive.
CBNNews.com - China on Wednesday allowed the first group of foreign journalists to visit the regional capital Lhasa since the violence in Tibet began.
More clashes broke out in Tibet between protestors and Chinese police on Tuesday.
The former Muslim who converted to Christianity says his life is in danger.
Clashes have been breaking out among Egyptians waiting in long lines for subsidized bread.
The U.S. military said a roadside bomb killed four U.S. soldiers in Baghdad on Sunday, bringing the American death toll of the Iraq war to at least 4,000, according to The Associated Press.
JERUSALEM - Christian pilgrims sang and prayed on Easter Sunday at the church built on the site where Jesus rose from the dead.
The most obvious accomplishment of the U.S. troop surge in Iraq has been a sharp decrease in violence. But the surge has led to other benefits as well -- including a big upswing in the Iraqi economy.
CBNNews.com - The White House says China's crackdown in Tibet won't stop President Bush from traveling to the Beijing Olympics.
We've all heard about the progress of the troop surge in Iraq.
Thousands of Christians are in Jerusalem on this Good Friday, retracing the route Jesus walked to his crucifixion.
IRAQ - One of the most difficult challenges facing U.S. troops is simply figuring out who's the enemy.
Osama bin Laden threatened severe attacks on Europeans and accused Pope Benedict XVI of helping in a "new Crusade" against Islam. Click play to watch CBN News Terror Analyst Erick Stakelbeck's report.
Raul Castro's rise to power, coming after five decades of Cuban rule by his older brother Fidel, has sparked calls for democratic change from observers in Cuba and in the United States.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - In the visitors' book at Jerusalem's Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial, presidential hopeful Senator John McCain wrote, "I am deeply moved; never again."
The Dalai Lama warned Tuesday he would step down as leader of Tibet's government-in-exile if violence in Tibet continued.
CBNNews.com - Before all the festivities focused on shamrocks and leprechauns and good luck wishes, there was truly something to celebrate: a man willing to stand in the gap for Jesus Christ.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel Sunday for a three-day visit marking the nation's 60th Anniversary. It is Merkel's second visit to Israel since becoming chancellor in 2005.
CBNNews.com -- Sen. John McCain assured Iraq's prime minister during talks Monday in Baghdad of the importance of the United States' commitment to the fledgling Middle Eastern democracy.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - The Bible Society of Israel (BSI) has had a difficult season over the past two years since the unexpected death of their executive secretary and director Doron Even-Ari. Now, more than two years later, Victor Kalisher has been appointed the new director.
If you want to influence habits, experts will tell you to target young people. Current polls show that many Americans have a negative view of Muslims, especially since the 9/11 attacks. Now the Saudi royal family is trying to change that. They are going to visit some of America's top universities to get their message out.
It was seen as a sign of frustration with an election that hard-liners allied with President Mahmoud Ahmadineja
Tuesday was a deadly day for American troops in Iraq.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said Monday that Israel agreed to a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.
A Hamas commander has confirmed what Israel has long insisted: that Hamas terrorists are training in Iran.
CBNNews.com - JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Several thousand Afghans demonstrated in the city of Jalalabad Sunday to protest Denmark's reprinting of a cartoon satirizing Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
There was another sign of progress this week in Iraq: 2,000 soldiers who helped launch the troop surge returned home.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Following Thursday night's terror attack on Jerusalem seminary students, US President George W. Bush called Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to express America's solidarity with Israel.
The punitive move -- a response to a Colombian military attack on rebels hiding in Ecuador -- threatens economic havoc in both nations.
An Israeli professor claimed Moses could have been high on a mind-altering plant when he brought the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai.
Don't look to OPEC for relief from high gas prices. The international oil cartel says it will not be boosting production to alleviate the record prices.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Iranian missiles are making their way to Lebanese-based Hezbollah terrorists via Turkey, according to intelligence reports.
Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said there is broader consensus among the world's powers today on how to deal with Iran and a new reality on the ground that will hopefully create the right conditions for Tehran to halt enrichment. However, Iran's
The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says there's been a "dramatic decrease" of violence in Iraq.
Jerusalem -- If Israel launches a full-scale ground attack in Gaza, they will face the al-Qassam brigades. It is Hamas' strongest arm of terrorism, responsible for most of the bloody operations inside Israel. The military branch is also in charge of defending Gaza.
Following the alleged killing of a rebel leader by Colombian operatives in Ecuador, both Ecuador and Venezuela mobilized their military forces and have deployed them to their respective borders with Colombia.
CBNNews.com - Russia's President-elect Dmitry Medvedev won the election with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to nearly complete returns. Since Vladimir Putin took office in 2000 there have been dramatic changes in Russia. Click play to watch CBN News Reporter Mark Martin's report and Pat Robertson's analysis afterwards.
Prince Harry, home from his military mission to Afghanistan, says he hopes to be on the front lines again as soon as possible.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday blew off U.S. accusations that his country is training extremists and demanded that American forces leave Iraq.
BAGHDAD -- A U.S. military helicopter fired a guided missile to kill a wanted al-Qaeda in Iraq leader from Saudi Arabia who was responsible for the bombing deaths of five American soldiers, a spokesman said Sunday.