Hong Kong/China

At least a dozen young Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and journalists have been held in prison by China's communist regime for two weeks, and their families are growing increasingly worried.

President Trump with, from left, Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, during the Abraham Accords signing (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The deal is sealed – at the White House on Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with Israel. President Trump brokered the deal, and he predicts more Arab countries will soon join the "circle of peace."

Syrian refugee children who fled violence in Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, known also as Kobani, seen outside their tents in a camp in the border town of Suruc, Turkey, in 2015. (AP Photo)

In the last three years, the US has dramatically slashed the number of refugees allowed into the country. With a looming Oct. 1 deadline to decide on a FY2021 allocation, refugee advocates are asking the Trump administration to reverse the trend.


The much anticipated Bible Reading Marathon begins today in Washington DC and will run until September 16.


Beginning this month, all schools in England are required to teach an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum.


Are Russia and Turkey moving closer to a military alliance that was foretold in biblical prophecy? Turkey has announced that Russia will conduct live-fire military exercises in the eastern Mediterranean Sea starting next week.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Officials on both sides of Afghanistan’s protracted conflict say efforts are ramping up for a start to intra-Afghan negotiations, a critical next step to a U.S.-negotiated peace deal with the Taliban.

Image source: CBN News/Operation Blessing

Operation Blessing has partnered with Heart for Lebanon to provide much-needed aid for victims of the recent explosion in Beirut. 


Christians in India are facing horrific levels of violence from Hindu radical extremists. This deadly campaign coincides with an Indian government agenda to turn the country into a Hindu nation. 

Rescuers search for victims after of the collapse of a two-story restaurant in northern China's Shanxi province. (Chinatopix Via AP)

Rescue efforts ended at a two-story restaurant in a northern China village that collapsed during an 80th birthday celebration for a resident, leaving 29 dead, authorities said Sunday.