Iraq: Missing aid workers released

Christians in Iraq and France rejoice in the release of four aid workers, missing for more than two months. The employees of SOS Chretiens d’Orient (SOS Christians of the Middle East), three French nationals and one Iraqi, were in Baghdad doing administrative...
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Iran: Term of exile increased for Christian convert

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi who has had his period of exile extended by eleven months. In November 2019, after completing a five-year prison sentence on charges of “acting against national security,” Ebrahim started serving... read more

Iran: second prison sentence for Iranian convert

Family and friends  request prayer after Christian convert Ismaeil Maghrebinejad was given a second prison sentence – two years’ for “membership of a group hostile to the regime,” in addition to an existing three years’ sentence for “insulting Islamic sacred... read more

Iran: Hearing postponed for Mary Mohammadi

Christian convert Mary (Fatemeh) Mohammadi is thankful for concern and support and that her court hearing scheduled for 2 March was postponed. Mary (21) was arrested on 12 January near Azadi Square in Tehran while protests were underway following the downing Ukrainian... read more