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The Evacuation Efforts in Afghanistan Remain Fluid as Situation Changes Hourly

The only predictable aspect of the evacuation efforts of Allied Forces and refugees in Afghanistan is its unpredictability. The situation changes hourly amid chaos from all quarters. The Taliban has said it will uphold evacuation efforts by August 31, but history has proved that we cannot depend on the [...]

Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban In Rapid Takeover

With lightning speed, the Taliban surprised all estimated guesses at how long it would take the militant group to takeover Afghanistan. Ten days after it initiated its advance, the Taliban completed its mission, seizing the capital, Kabul, in just one day – Sunday. Streets were eerily quiet as residents [...]

Resurgence Of Taliban After Allied Forces Withdraw

America’s longest war in Afghanistan is 20 years old, and allied combatants are showing their battle fatigue by withdrawing troops and in the opinion of some, “abandoning the ship.” U.S. President Biden announced that all American troops would be out by one September. The U.K. and other allies are [...]

The Nigerian breakthrough

Nigerian believers are bravely taking Christ to the many unreached people groups in their country and beyond. One of the reasons why the church in Nigeria is so effective is that believers are unified with a common purpose. The Nigeria Evangelical Missions Association (NEMA) is a network of Nigerian [...]

The Central Asia breakthrough

Many have described worship as a keyway to cultivate the growth of the Church among unreached people groups. In one Muslim Central Asian country, this is especially true. For security reasons, we won’t identify the specific country. During the month of Ramadan last June, when Muslims were fasting and [...]

Afghanistan

For the first time in 20 years, American troops will not be in Afghanistan; the last day of August was the final withdrawal … or “retreat” as some would put it. The United States is not alone in withdrawing from Afghanistan. At the height of their power in the [...]

Tunisia Faces Turmoil Threatening Its Young Democracy

Tunisia ignited the “Arab Spring” a decade ago when public outcries against its government erupted and ended the regime of its autocratic leader. The world applauded the bold effort to give birth to a new democratic government. However, the result has been disappointing. Recent actions by President Kais Saied [...]

Mali’s Interim President Survives an Attempted Assassination

Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita was the target of an attempted stabbing on Tuesday, 20 July. The attack occurred at the Grand Mosque in the capital, Bamako, marking the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The attacker was quickly subdued by authorities. He posed as an usher at the mosque. [...]

Assaults Against Christianity Intensify In Sudan

On 5 July, a car with darkened windows blocked a vehicle carrying Mr. Boutros Badawi, an advisor to Sudan’s Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments, as he was traveling home. An assailant pointed a gun at Mr. Badawi’s head and threatened to kill him if he continued to issue [...]

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