Tag: Middle East

Christians in Kurdistan targeted by Turkish air raids

Ankara's air raids on separatist bases in Iraq are nothing new as similar episodes occurred in 2007 and 2018.

Lebanon asks the Church for solidarity

Secretary General of Caritas International, Aloysius John described the situation in the country as tragic.

An education curriculum promotes religious persecution in Qatar

The curriculum does not include material relating to the persecution of Christians. Instead, Christians are depicted as infidels.

Missionaries: "Everything has changed but we stay where we are"

"We have learnt in the mission that nothing is impossible for God."

Iranian Church still has one million members despite violent persecution

Converting to Christianity and preaching the Gospel are considered "crimes against national security" in Iran.

Christians in Iraq fear coming back home as ISIS remains powerful in the region

The vast majority of Iraqi Christians are Aramaic-speaking native Assyrians. Iraq has been their home for 2,000 years.

Actor Jim Caviezel denounces ongoing Christian persecution worldwide

Caviezel emphasised that it’s essential for Christians to pay attention to these troubling acts of persecution and to take action.

The number of Christians in Syria is shrinking dramatically

Between 300,000 to 900,000 Christians have left the country since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011.

Middle East: The audience of a Christian channel grows during the pandemic

The SAT-7 Christian TV channel was watched seven times more during the coronavirus lockdown than before.

President Trump announces peace deal between UAE and Israel

The UAE has become the third Arab country to have established peaceful ties with Israel.