christians in middle east

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sits as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fire
US Congressman Abraham visits eastern Syria to see Christians and Kurds

Abraham met with SDF General Abdi and Christian defense forces and saw key areas such as Raqqa and Tel Tamr.

MINISTER VISITORS
Protestant ministers visit Israel to learn about bond with Israel

“I want to pray for Israel, but I always doubt how to do it. Now I have more words to pray,”

By HARRY BROWN
13/02/2020
A CHURCH in central Tehran.
Are Iran’s Christian converts at greater risk after Soleimani’s demise?

On January 3, the United States eliminated Soleimani, a powerful figure who coordinated the Iranian proxy militias responsible for mayhem and violence across the Middle East.

By LELA GILBERT , ARIELLE DEL TURCO
07/02/2020
Assyrian Christian family sit together at their house in Tehran, Iran December 24, 2019.
Iran continues to persecute Christians in violation of international law

Although Iran's constitution nominally protects religious minorities, ex-Muslim converts are afforded no such protection and are considered enemies of the state.

A Turkish flag, with the New and the Suleymaniye mosques in the background
Christian evangelist murdered in southeast Turkey

His death has sparked fears among the local Christian population that they are being targeted.

Mike Evans and Shimon Peres
My Hero, Shimon Peres

I have been honored to have Shimon Peres serve as the International Chairman of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center and traveled the world advocating peace with him.

19/09/2019
Iran arrests Christian for not properly wearing hijab after assault

Fatemeh Mohammadi was arrested after a woman harassed her because of her dress code and injured her in the face.

People attend a public speech of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the southern Hormozgan province
Iran’s regime arrests 8 Christians, sending them to solitary confinement

The arrest of the eight Christians was first reported on Friday by Article 18, an organization that promotes religious freedom and supports Iran's repressed Christians.

Holy Sepulchre plans first renovation in generations

Various sects connected to the historic Jerusalem church, fraught with long-standing conflict, have agreed that renovations are necessary at the site where many believe Jesus was buried.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
31/05/2019
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with people of Qom, in Teheran, Iran.
Iran shuts down church, removes cross

The church was located in the city of Tabriz in northwestern Iran and belonged to the Assyrian Presbyterian community.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
28/05/2019
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