“We Will Slaughter Armenians When the Time Comes,” Turk Vows

Raymond Ibrahim - 4/12/2020 Although the recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been presented as a “territorial dispute,” something else—namely religious animosity, or that old Islamic hate for infidels—has permeated it. For example, several reports and testimonials, including by an independent French journalist, confirmed that Turkey was funneling jihadi/terrorist groups that had been operating in Syria and Libya—including the ...

Chipped Away into Nonexistence: Armenia Surrounded by Islam

The ruins of Ani, Armenia’s capital, formerly known as “The City of 1001 Churches”

Raymond Ibrahim - 24/11/2020 “Peace” was recently achieved between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which had been fighting for nearly two months after the Christian nation agreed to cede its ancestral lands in Artsakh to its Muslim neighbor. From a temporal and myopic point of view, such a settlement may seem progressive; from a long point of view it is regressive ...

“Pride Was Their Downfall”: Muslim Slaughter of Christians at Nicopolis

Raymond Ibrahim - 28/9/2020 In history, on September 25, 1396, a major military encounter with Islam that demonstrated just how disunited Christendom had become took place. Two years earlier, in 1394, the Ottoman Turks had been “doing great injury to Hungary,” causing its young king, Sigismund, to appeal “to Christendom for assistance.”   It came at an opportune ...

Trump: Christians Treated ‘Horribly, Beyond Disgracefully’ in Middle East

Raymond Ibrahim - 19/8/2020 According to President Donald Trump, Christians in the Middle East are being treated in a manner that is “beyond disgraceful”; Christianity is being “treated horribly and very unfairly, and it’s criminal.”  He said this during his August 13 news conference, in response to the question, “How does the accord today between Israel ...

Hagia Sophia: Turkic Fables vs. Historic Facts

Raymond Ibrahim - 19/7/2020 Millions of Orthodox and other Christians around the world were either shocked, angered, and/or saddened to learn recently that Turkey has just approved the transformation of the Hagia Sophia museum—which was originally built, and for a millennium functioned, as an Orthodox cathedral—into a mosque. In a long speech rationalizing this decision, which he ...

Raymond Ibrahim Interview: 215 Million Christians Persecuted

RaymondIbrahim - 1/2/18 In an interview on “Cat’s Roundable” that aired this morning, I discussed the findings and significance of my recent Gatestone Institute article, “215 Million Christians Persecuted, Mostly by Muslims.”  The 10-minute interview with John Catsimatidis can be listened to here. Source:  

Shock: The Grand Lesson of the Paris Jihad

Raymond Ibrahim - November 2015 What is the grand, take away lesson from yesterday’s jihadi/terrorist attack in Paris, that left 129 dead and hundreds injured? Is it a result of the mass influx of Muslim migrants into Europe—including Islamic State operatives? Is it yet another reflection ofIslam’s unwavering Rule of Numbers, which holds that, wherever and whenever Muslims grow ...

Christian persecutions continues in Mideast, Asia and Africa

4/4/13 (JNS.org) Christians continue to be persecuted in the Middle East, Asia and Africa through church attacks, blasphemy accusations and murders, states a summary by the Gatestone Institute of such incidents during January 2013. Four Coptic Christian-owned stores were torched in January in Egypt, and Egyptian authorities also neutralized a car filled with explosives before it could ...