Tag: Middle East

5th century manuscript found in Saint Catherine’s Monastery of Sinai

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities confirms the finding in the oldest continuously operating library in the world.

Archbishop warns about the extinction of Christians in Iraq

Without a change in the overall culture of Iraq, Christians face an existential threat in Iraq

An Orthodox church was attacked in Palestine

According to the church leaders, the attack came after a "quarrel between a few young men".

Iran punished Christians with harsh prison sentences

Iran was ranked 9th on Christian support organization Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List

A Christian couple faces detention in Iran

Christianity is among the official minority faiths in Iran, but converts to Christianity are not recognized and are vilified.

Thousands of persecuted Christians suffer from hunger

The people at greatest risk are in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen.

Hate crimes targeting Christian are on the rise in Turkey

Radical Islamic groups target Christian minorities across the country.

Iranian President ignored human rights abuses at the UN General Assembly

Human rights activists have further called into question whether Iran should have been given any kind of platform at the UNGA.

Several football teams' captains will play with a rainbow band in Qatar

In the country itself, the promotion of the LGBT ideology is a criminal offense.

Afghanistan designated a "restricted" country for Christians

The total population of the overwhelmingly Muslim-majority country is about 39 million.