Tag : Middle East
Displaced Iraqi Christians title : Muslim Who Believed Koran was 'God's Final Word' Embraces Christianity on Deathbed, is Miraculously Healed
summary : July 11, 2017: A Muslim refugee who once believed the Koran was "God's final word" and Islam was "final religion eclipsing all preceding one" embraced Christianity on his deathbed - and was miraculously healed.
date : Jul 11, 2017 12:16 PM EDT
Religious Persecution, Iran Christians title : Converts in Iran Accused of 'Acting Out Against National Security' Await Verdict after Delays
summary : July 5, 2017: Four Iranian converts facing the possibility of up to six years in prison on charges of "acting against national security" are awaiting a verdict expected to be issued soon after numerous delays, according to human rights activists.
date : Jul 05, 2017 09:45 AM EDT
Religious Persecution, Iran Christians title : Pastor Says Muslims in Middle East Have 'Huge Thirst' for Gospel: 'Everywhere We Go, People Ask for Bibles'
summary : A pastor in the Middle East who daily risks his life to share the truth of Jesus Christ said he's witnessed a "huge thirst" for the gospel among Muslims, who continually ask him for Bibles.
date : May 03, 2017 10:47 AM EDT
Woman Praying in a Church in MIddle East title : Muslim Woman Who 'Hated Christians' Converts After Jesus Appears in Dream, Tells Her to Attend Church
summary : A devout Muslim woman who harbored a deep hatred of Christians converted to Christianity after Jesus appeared to her in a dream and told her to visit a local church.
date : Mar 27, 2017 12:54 AM EDT
Woman Praying in a Church in MIddle East title : Blind Christian Woman Captured by ISIS Shares How God Protected Her from Death After Refusing to Convert to Islam
summary : A blind Christian woman has shared how God protected her from certain death after she refused to convert to Islam despite the demands of ISIS militants.
date : Mar 08, 2017 10:48 AM EST
Syrian Refugees title : 'Vicar of Baghdad' Andrew White: Persecuted Christians Finally Have 'Hope' Under President Trump
summary : Canon Andrew White, better known as the "Vicar of Baghdad", has praised Donald Trump for his actions in the Middle East and said that under the new U.S, president, there is finally "hope" for persecuted Christians.
date : Mar 08, 2017 09:18 AM EST
Muslim-Christian Conflicts in European Refugee Camps title : Pastor of Middle Eastern 'Secret Church' Discusses Dangers of Working in Hostile Muslim Country
summary : The pastor of a "secret church" has opened up about the dangers he faces in a predominantly Muslim country and shared how he works to care for the widows and families of Christians killed because of their faith.
date : Mar 07, 2017 12:10 PM EST
Pakistan title : Man Who Once Hated Christians is Hit by Train, Finds Jesus After Miraculously Surviving
summary : A Middle Eastern man who hated Christianity and struggled with alcoholism embraced the religion he once despised after he miraculously survived being run over by a train.
date : Mar 03, 2017 12:58 PM EST
Trouble in Sudan title : Christians in Sudan Arrested in Tussle over Evangelical School in Omdurman
summary : Police in Omdurman, Sudan arrested four Christians this week and accused them of destroying the sign board of a Muslim interest trying to take over their Christian school, source said.
date : Feb 24, 2017 12:45 PM EST
Iran title : Imprisoned Iranian Convert 'Seriously Ill' Following Hunger Strike, Denied Medical Treatment
summary : An Iranian convert to Christianity imprisoned for his faith since August has reportedly fallen seriously ill after going on hunger strike, but has been refused medical treatment.
date : Feb 15, 2017 12:32 PM EST
Refugees and Migrants from Middle East. title : Iraqi Church Leader Says Muslim Travel Ban a 'Trap' That Will Hurt Christians
summary : President Donald Trump's decision to prioritize Christian refugees over Muslims will only hurt - and not help - those persecuted for their faith in the Middle East, a leading Christian patriarch has warned.
date : Jan 31, 2017 11:41 AM EST
Prince Charles title : Prince Charles to Compares Persecution of Christians to Horrors of Holocaust in Christmas Message
summary : In his Christmas message this year, Prince Charles drew attention to the plight of persecuted Christians and other minorities worldwide and compared the atrocities committed against them to the horrors of the Holocaust.
date : Dec 23, 2016 10:53 AM EST
Egypt.jpg title : Cairo Church Bombing Update: Suicide Bomber Identified, Christians Angered By Attack
summary : Suicide bomber was responsible for the Sunday church blast that killed 25 people, including the bomber, and injured close to 50 people. Most of the casualties were women and children.
date : Dec 12, 2016 11:46 PM EST
Egypt.jpg title : Cairo Church Bombing Update: Suicide Bomber Identified, Christians Angered By Attack
summary : Suicide bomber was responsible for the Sunday church blast that killed 25 people, including the bomber, and injured close to 50 people. Most of the casualties were women and children.
date : Dec 12, 2016 11:46 PM EST
ISIS Fighter title : Rise of Islamist ‘Hyperextremism’ Endangers Global Religious Freedom, Says Report
summary : An alarming new report identifies the rise of Islamist “hyperextremism” as a major threat to religious freedom all over the world and calls for immediate action to combat its “toxic” effects.
date : Nov 17, 2016 05:50 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Iraqi Christian Leader Mark Arabo: What Trump Presidency Will Mean for Persecuted Christians, Refugee Crisis
summary : The Gospel Herald spoke with Mark Arabo, advocate for Chaldeans seeking asylum in the United States and founder of the Minority Humanitarian Foundation, about what a Trump presidency will mean for our brothers and sisters both here and in the Middle East, why the refugee crisis is not a partisan issue, and how American Christians can best help those persecuted for their faith.
date : Nov 11, 2016 03:54 PM EST
middle east concern title : Three Pastors Wrongfully Imprisoned in Iran Released After Four Months; Rights Groups Condemn 'Tyranny' of Gov't
summary : Three pastors wrongfully imprisoned in Iran have been released after four months thanks to the work of domestic and foreign advocacy groups.
date : Nov 08, 2016 04:20 PM EST
Syria title : Pope Francis Calls for 'Immediate Ceasefire' in Syria
summary : Pope Francis, in his strongest appeal to date on the conflict in Syria, on Wednesday called for an "immediate ceasefire" to allow for the evacuation of civilians.
date : Oct 12, 2016 11:57 AM EDT
Aleppo title : Russia Under Pressure to Stop Devastating Aleppo Bombardment
summary : Russia said on Friday that a draft U.N. resolution for a truce in the Syrian city of Aleppo was unacceptable, as Moscow faced growing international pressure to stop a devastating bombardment of the city backed by Russian air power.
date : Oct 07, 2016 12:34 PM EDT
Aleppo title : Aleppo Will Eventually Fall, But Syrian War Will Go On
summary : It may take weeks or months, but Aleppo is likely to fall to Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power and the most lethal bombardment in nearly six years of war.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:14 PM EDT
ISIS title : As Islamic State is Pushed Out of Northern Syria, Those Fleeing Militants Elsewhere Flood in
summary : On a road in northern Syria, a rebel fighter signals to a group of men, women and children traipsing across barren fields to put their hands in the air. He pats them down and inspects their phones, trying to determine whether they are Islamic State sympathizers.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:11 PM EDT
ISIS title : Bomb Kills 25, Mostly Foreign-Backed Rebels in North Syria: Witnesses
summary : A bomb claimed by Islamic State at a Syria-Turkey border crossing killed at least 25 people, most of them foreign-backed Syrian rebels, and wounded dozens more on Thursday, witnesses said.
date : Oct 06, 2016 01:09 PM EDT
Blasphemy title : 16 Y/O Christian Boy Facing Death Penalty After 'Blaspheming' Islam with Facebook Post, Family Forced to Flee
summary : A 16-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan is facing the death penalty after after a photo of the Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam, appeared on his Facebook profile.
date : Sep 29, 2016 04:40 PM EDT
Pakistan title : Mob of Drunken Muslims Physically, Verbally Abuse Christian Families, Insult Name of Jesus Christ
summary : A mob of drunken Muslims stormed the homes of Christians in Pakistan, beating men, women and children they deemed to be "ritually impure" and insulting the name of Jesus Christ.
date : Sep 22, 2016 09:40 AM EDT
syria title : Air Strikes Hit Aid Trucks Near Aleppo, Kill 12, Including Aid Workers
summary : Syrian or Russian warplanes bombed aid trucks near Aleppo late on Monday after a week-long ceasefire ended, killing 12 people, including Red Crescent workers, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and opposition activists said.
date : Sep 20, 2016 07:38 AM EDT
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