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Senate’s Genocide Vote Not the Only Good News for Armenian Christians
In addition to historic recognition by US lawmakers, this week a new patriarch was finally elected in Istanbul, Turkey.
Christmas Celebrations Canceled in Iraq After Deaths of 400 Protesters
Amid show of solidarity by Chaldean patriarch, some Iraqi Christians hope to lead nation to Jonah-like repentance.
Egypt’s Christian Women Treated Like Muslims in Inheritance. Until Now?
Meanwhile, Coptic activist who insists true religious equality does not yet exist goes to prison on terrorism charges.
Should Lebanon’s Christians Join Protests? Viral Sermons Argue Yes and No.
Confrontation at protest site forces evangelical faith from the pulpit to the public square.
Palestinian Evangelicals Gain Official Recognition
As Trump administration changes US policy on Jewish settlements, Palestinian council head urges prayer for all.
How a Minnesota Monk Saves Middle East Manuscripts and Testifies to God’s Providence Subscriber access only
Columba Stewart says preserving Muslim texts is "part of the work of evangelism."
Split the Cedars of Lebanon: Evangelicals Balance Prayer, Protest, and Politics in Ongoing Uprising
With a prayer tent going up in Beirut square, participants see a “spiritual dimension” to anti-corruption demonstrations.
The Road from Damascus: How a Syrian Christian Spoke at Harvard’s Commencement
From Homs to Harvard Divinity to Fuller Seminary, Tony Amoury Alkhoury trusts God to “bring life out of deadly events.”
When You Are Persecuted in One Place, Flee to Another. But Not to America.
Both US policy and Middle East wisdom discourage suffering Christians from resettling in the West.
Will US Genocide Resolution Satisfy Armenian Christians?
The Middle East diaspora appreciates the House’s recognition at last. But what they really want is repentance.
There’s No One Christian View on Turks and Kurds
Middle East believers say the enemies of their enemies are not necessarily their friends.
Christians Defend Cultural Heritage in Muslim-Majority Countries Subscriber access only
In areas where minority faiths have carved out a peaceful coexistence, are governments willing to honor the full history also?
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”
Christians Killed on Syria’s Front Lines
While Trump defends US withdrawal, advocates fear “Turkey will complete the work that ISIS tried to do, in eradicating Christians from this region.”
Jordanian Evangelicals Push for Official Recognition
Government status would help streamline outreach and foreign partnerships—and alleviate some outside concerns about their churches.
Syrian Christians to US: ‘Don’t Abandon Us Now’
After surviving a civil war and ISIS attacks, the Christian minority fears a Turkish takeover in Kurdish border region.
Duke-UNC Middle East Studies Center Flagged for Anti-Christian Bias
The Department of Education called out the program for sidelining non-Muslim faiths—but even Christians wonder whether the feds should oversee college curricula.
In UN Speech, Trump Announces New Religious Freedom Initiatives
Cheering US faith principles, the president pledges new funds and business support to curb persecution.
Evangelicals Who Distrust Muslims Likely Don’t Know Muslims
A 2019 survey shows how relationships curb Islamophobia and improve understanding between the two faiths.
When Islam Is Not a Religion in America
Muslim lawyer who helped Hobby Lobby and Hosanna-Tabor win at the Supreme Court details the difficulties Muslims face in securing the freedoms that US Christians demand.
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