“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 ...

PRO-MORSI FORCES THREATEN CHRISTIANS AGAINST PROTESTING

Raymond Ibrahim - 3/7/13 Hours before the June 30 protests against Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi and his party, the Muslim Brotherhood, began, the nation’s Christians were, once again, singled out for behaving like citizens who have the right to participate in the protests. In Minya, Upper Egypt, where millions of Christians live, letters addressed to the Copts threatened ...