Iran: re-arrested believers face new charges

Iran: re-arrested believers face new charges

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei, believers who have faced a series of pressures over the past five years, following their re-arrest in July 2017. Eskandar was arrested on 6th July 2017 at his home in Lar where several...
Yemen: release of Salesian priest

Yemen: release of Salesian priest

Christians in the Arabian Peninsula give thanks to God for the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian Priest from India, who was abducted in Yemen on 4th March 2016. In a statement issued on 12th September, the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia...
Israel: prayer request for Arad

Israel: prayer request for Arad

Messianic believers in Israel request prayer for the town of Arad following recent opposition to the Messianic congregation. At the end of August, a Messianic congregation, Hasdey Yeshua, was meeting in a warehouse facility in Arad, south Israel, when a group of 20-30...
Iran: Christian prisoner continues hunger strike

Iran: Christian prisoner continues hunger strike

Iranian Christians request prayer for Ebrahim Firouzi, who continues to be on hunger strike in prison. On 17th July 2017, Ebrahim started a 10-day hunger strike to protest injustices inflicted on Christian believers (primarily converts) by the judicial authorities in...
Turkey: update on imprisoned American pastor

Turkey: update on imprisoned American pastor

Christians in Turkey request renewed prayer for American pastor Andrew Brunson, imprisoned in Izmir and facing four consecutive life sentences on newly devised charges. On 24th August Andrew Brunson was connected by a video link from the maximum security prison where...
Iran: court hearing postponed for pastor’s wife again

Iran: court hearing postponed for pastor’s wife again

Iranian Christians request prayer for Mrs. Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, the wife of Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, whose court hearing has been postponed again. Mrs. Shamiram was called to attend a hearing on 31st July in Tehran at Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court....