Across the Middle East, Christians face intimidation, violence, church-burnings, and even murder. Why doesn’t the West do more to address these catastrophes? According a Christian historian, its all Evangelicals and Zionists’ fault.
Graduate school at the University of Maryland (recently named the 10th best party school in the United States) was quite a shock after the protected, Christian environment of my college. So in the hedonistic sea of fellow teaching assistants and much of the English Department faculty, I was overjoyed to meet another Christian who, like me, was teaching freshmen composition while working on a Master’s degree.
By Aaron Gaglia (@GagliaAC) The Arab-Israeli conflict is as controversial an issue as ever. There are those who think the Jewish people have a historical and Biblical right to the land; there are those who are disgusted by the Israeli treatment of the Palestinians and rally for the Palestinian cause; there are those who make […]
By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Iranian state-controlled press is bringing attention to an Arabic report that Saudi King Abdullah is “clinically dead,” only holding onto life because of a ventilator. A film allegedly produced by Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s office in 2011 argued that Abdullah’s death will be a major prophetic sign signaling the “imminent reappearance of the […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Last week I wrote that Saturday, May 11, was a day when our brother and sister Syrian Christians asked specifically for prayer for Syria. Did you pray? Today I read this blog post demanding to know if anyone cares that two Syrian Orthodox bishops were kidnapped. The author, John Mark Reynolds, explains […]
(Source: Vimeo) By Aaron Gaglia (@GagliaAC) On Wednesday, February 20th, the D.C. based Endowment for Middle East Truth hosted Ambassador (Ret.) Yoram Ettinger in a talk entitled, “The Impact of The Imploding Arab Street on vital US interests, US-Israel Relations and the Palestinian Issue.” In this talk, Ettinger called Americans to a deeper and broader […]
By Andrew E. Harrod Nina Shea and Samuel Tadros of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom spoke at Washington, DC’s Institute of World Politics on January 28 at “The Rise of Islamists: Challenges to Egypt’s Copts.” The pair described a bleak future for Christians in Tadros’ native Egypt and the wider Middle East under […]
By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The biggest blow in the covert campaign against Iran’s nuclear program may have just been delivered. It is reported that a mysterious explosion was set off inside the underground enrichment site at Fordo on Monday. The Iranian regime predictably denies the report. Anonymous Israeli officials have confirmed that an explosion took […]
By Aaron Gaglia This last Saturday, a group of pro-Palestinian activists gathered in Farragut Square for a rally speaking out against Israeli policies toward Gaza and the West Bank. This rally featured a combination of religious and non-religious activists alike urging President Obama to stop U.S. aid to Israel. Participants then marched to the White […]