Middle East Christians

French Aid Organisation Proposes a State Secretariat for Middle East Christians

January 31, 2019 Featured
( SOS Chrétiens d'Orient)

AINA – 31/1/19 Paris (AINA) — The French aid organization SOS Chrétiens d’Orient has called for the creation of a State Secretariat devoted to the care of the Christians of the Oriental East. Hungary could be considered as a model for the establishment of such a State Secretariat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says Charles de […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow welcomes Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

November 25, 2017 Featured

Orthodox Church – 25/11/17 His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril received Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the Moscow Patriarchate on 22nd November 2017. Archbishop of Canterbury and Patriarch of Moscow appeal for Middle East Christians Source:  

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Jeb Bush Lies, Says Bashar Assad ‘Executes’ Christians

November 22, 2015 Featured News
Bashar Assad — Jeb Bush’s “executor” of Christians — inspects one of countless Christian churches intentionally desecrated or destroyed by U.S. sponsored “freedom fighters.”

Raymond Ibrahim – PJ Media- 22/11/15 In a CNN interview this week, presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that only Middle East Christians should be granted refugee status in the U.S. (a point I argued for two months prior to the Paris terrorist attacks which prompted Bush’s statement). In the midst of an otherwise good interview, however, Bush made […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II speaks on the deprived conditions of Middle East Christians at the Swedish Government Hall

May 27, 2015 Featured News

27/5/15 – FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Sweden: His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and All East spoke in a session at the Swedish government hall about the sad life of persecuted Christians in the Middle East and the challenges faced by them. The Primate expressed his concerns on the acute situation of […]

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Obama’s Christianity: A Political Tool to Silence Christians

April 18, 2015 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – FrontPage Magazine – April 2015 Here in the United States, where Americans are used to hearing their president always invoke Christianity in a manner that silences Christians, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent Easter message was moderately refreshing. Among other things, Cameron made it a point to say “that we should feel proud to […]

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Russia affirms Protection of Christians in Middle East

March 30, 2015 Featured News

TASS – March 2015 Read full article here: Russia to firmly stand for Middle East Christians’ protection -—Russian UN envoy Moscow resolutely and consistently denounces any acts of violence against civilians, including on ethnic and religious grounds, Russia’s Ambassador to the UN says. Read full article here: Source:  

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Washington Summit to Call Attention to Plight of Christians in the Middle East

August 30, 2014 Featured News

In Defense of Christians – 30/8/14 Washington — The deteriorating situation facing millions of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East will be the focus of a bipartisan and ecumenical conference in the nation’s capital next month. The three-day event sponsored by In Defense of Christians (IDC) will feature speakers from all over […]

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Orthodox Christians to join the UN rally in support of Iraqi & Middle East Christians

August 2, 2014 News

OCA- August 2014 Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America in the New York City area are invited to attend a rally calling attention to the suffering of Christians in Iraq and the Middle East in front of the United Nations building here at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014. “The pace of the […]

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An Egyptian Jew’s Message to Threatened Middle East Christians

April 4, 2014 Featured News

By Paul Marshall Fox News – 4/4/14 If you walk down bustling Adly Street in downtown Cairo, it is easy to miss the large gray building. But if you trace the address and stop there, you’ll notice the Stars of David carved on the walls. And then you’ll see the security checkpoint and the guards. If you want to go […]

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The plight of Middle East Christians took me back to Lebanon

December 11, 2012 Featured News

Terry Waite – 11/12/12 Last week I returned to Lebanon, a quarter of a century after being kidnapped and held captive for almost five years, most of the time chained to a wall and denied many basic comforts. You might think such a trip foolhardy, but the crisis developing there desperately needs attention. I had been […]

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BACKGROUND: Middle East Christians suffer persecution and expulsion

September 13, 2012 News

By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online 13/9/2012 Berlin (dpa) – More than 15 million Christians are thought to be living in the Arab world, although estimates are complicated by the fact that official statistics often put their numbers much lower than the Christian communities do themselves. The rising influence of Islamists has frequently been accompanied […]

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A New Identity for Middle East Christians

July 19, 2012 News

By Phillip Smyth American Spectator Assyrian International News Agency 18/7/2012 The 20th century was a time in the Middle East when nominally secular dictators espousing notions of pan-Arabism — the ideology of uniting the “Arab World” and downplaying or crushing the different cultural aspects of the region’s innumerable sectarian groups — reigned supreme. However, as […]

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The future looks bleak for Middle East Christians

March 23, 2012 News

By Ben Cohen 22/3/2012 Not every Christian community in the Middle East lives with the scale of terror currently in Sudan, itbut is legitimate to ask whether this provides a glimpse of the future for Christians in the region. Wearing a frown that creased his unreasonably handsome features, Georg Clooney was handcuffed by police outside […]

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Identity Among Middle East Christians

January 5, 2012 News

AYMENN JAWAD AL-TAMIMI 5/1/2012 Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi is a student at Brasenose College, Oxford University, and a Fellow at the Middle East Forum. His website is http://www.aymennjawad.org. What’s accounts for clear examples of their strong loyalty to Islamic regimes? In the course of the present unrest across the Middle East and North Africa, it has […]

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