IDF Releases Footage of Youngest Hostage, Family as Israel Faces Criminal Court Case

JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel released a video of the youngest Hamas-held hostage and his family on Monday, saying they are concerned for their well-being and calling on the world to demand their release, while the International Court of Justice continued with proceedings against Israel’s right to live in its biblical heartland. The Israel Defense Forces say they … Read more

No Agreement Yet on Hostages as IDF Releases Sinwar Footage; Rocket in Northern Israel Kills One

JERUSALEM, Israel – The word from the hostage talks in Cairo: no deal so far. Negotiators meeting in Egypt have failed until now to agree to a deal for the release of the remaining hostages. The stalemate comes as tensions in the region are increasing. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is … Read more

Hamas releases 11 more hostages; Israel frees 33 Palestinians prisoners

(Photo: Unsplash/CHUTTERSNAP) Hamas has released 11 more hostages as part of a multi-day agreement made with Israel in return for Palestinians serving time in Israeli prison for security offenses.  Majed al-Ansari, the foreign ministry spokesperson for Qatar, one of the countries involved in mediating negotiations between Israel and Hamas, announced Monday that 33 Palestinians detained in Israel … Read more

Hamas Releases Some Hostages as Israel Makes Good on 4-Day Ceasefire, Humanitarian Aid Enters Gaza

The Israel-Hamas War is currently under a four-day ceasefire that began Friday as Hamas begins releasing some of the innocent civilians it dragged into Gaza during the October 7 massacre. Under the agreement, Israel has agreed to release 150 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for 50 of the 240 Israeli hostages. This exchange is estimated to … Read more

DEVELOPING: Hamas Releases 2 US Hostages

Two American hostages kidnapped from Israel by Hamas terrorists were reportedly released into Israeli custody on Friday.  “In response to Qatari efforts, Al-Qassam Brigades released two American citizens (a mother and her daughter) for humanitarian reasons, and to prove to the American people and the world that the claims made by Biden and his fascist administration … Read more

Article 14 releases investigative report on misuse of Uttar Pradesh's anti-conversion law

(Photo: Unsplash) In a comprehensive investigation conducted by Article 14, an alarming revelation has surfaced regarding the implementation of Uttar Pradesh’s anti-conversion law. The study, centred on 101 First Information Reports (FIRs), exposes a multitude of flaws, raising questions about the legal and ethical considerations of the state’s approach to alleged forced conversions to Christianity. … Read more

ICC releases report, highlights deteriorating religious freedom conditions in India

(Photo: Unsplash/Arihant Daga) A recent report by the International Christian Concern (ICC) outlines the “the concerning religious freedom conditions for Christians and other religious minorities in India.” The report notes that as India commemorated its 76th anniversary of independence this August 15, concerns have been mounting over its departure from the roots of secular democracy.  … Read more

Israel Could Face Iran on Its Own After U.S. Releases Billions of Dollars for American Detainees

JERUSALEM, Israel –The recent deal between the United States and Iran has been described as the highest ransom ever paid for American hostages.  That’s because Iran will get six billion dollars in frozen assets and prisoners in exchange for five American detainees.  The US State Department maintains those assets, held in South Korea, can only … Read more