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U.S. SAYS TO SEND MORE TROOPS TO THE MIDDLE EAST, CITES IRAN THREATS
18 JUNE 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran.
SUDAN’S BASHIR CHARGED WITH CORRUPTION, IN FIRST APPEARANCE SINCE APRIL
17 JUNE 2019 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April. Looking much the same as prior to his removal by the military, he was driven to the prosecutor’s office in Khartoum. He was charged with illicit possession of foreign currency and accepting gifts in an unofficial manner, prosecutor Alaa al-Din Abdallah told media, adding that Bashir would be given the chance to respond to the accusations.
CHURCHES BURNED AND CHRISTIANS TARGETED IN INDIA?
THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
“Brothers and sisters, urgent prayer request. Pray for the Church in India. Buddhist extremists in India burned down 20 churches last night. Tonight want to destroy more than 200 churches in Olisabang province. They want to kill 200 missionaries within the next 24 hours. All Christians are hiding in villages… Pray for them and send this message to all Christians you know.
10 LESSONS FROM SYRIA FOR A POST-ELECTION SOUTH AFRICA AND A PRE-ELECTION USA
21 MAY 2019 – A team from INcontext International travelled to Syria in May in order to understand the realities of faith when a Church is caught in a prolonged war. The war has not only produced a strong and vibrant Church but has created lessons of faith that few would have the privilege of experiencing. The team found strength in the midst of brokenness and beauty amongst the ashes. The Church in Syria truly reflects the words of Brennan Manning: “In Love’s service, only wounded soldiers can serve.”
Raising support for flood victims in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malaw
Helping to ensure the future of the Church in Syria
PROJECT EAGLES WINGS
Supporting Chinese missionaries in reaching the world
PROJECT LIVING BREAD
Providing solar-powered audio Bibles to illiterate (oral) communities in the Arab world
Training leaders in South-central Asia
PROJECT CEDAR TREE
Relief work among refugees in Lebanon and Jordan
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