The top ten countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution are North Korea, Somalia, Libya, Eritrea, Yemen, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Iran & Afghanistan
Iran marked Sunday the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid tensions gripping the wider Middle East over Israel's continued war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Thousands of Iranians marched through major streets and squares decorated with flags, balloons and banners with revolutionary and religious slogans.
As Pakistan braces for its upcoming general elections, a series of nine grenade attacks rocked several areas in Balochistan and Quetta, targeting election offices of candidates and polling stations. The incidents occurred on Tuesday, adding to the escalating tensions surrounding the electoral process.