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Posts Tagged: Christian persecution

October 30, 2017 3:24 pm
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US Vows to Help Mideast Christians

Lobbyists for Christians in the Middle East say that they're used to getting a cold shoulder from Washington. But Vice President Mike Pence recently told...

December 27, 2016 5:01 am
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Amid Chaos in Syria and Iraq, Mideast Christians Fight for Survival

  JNS.org - The recent military victory of Syrian government forces in Aleppo could prove to be a major turning point in the country’s bloody civil war,...

November 15, 2016 7:34 am
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Eyewitness Accounts From Persecuted Iraqi Christians

It is painful to recall the events of late summer 2014, when the Islamic State killed or expelled thousands of Christians from their historic homeland...

September 15, 2016 4:19 am
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Hungary Creates First-Ever Office to Address Christian Persecution

JNS.org -- Hungary has established the world's first-ever government office to address Christian persecution in the Middle East and Europe, the Catholic News Agency reported on Tuesday. Although the...

August 25, 2016 5:17 am
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Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against...

June 7, 2016 2:32 pm
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Local Synagogue Goes Global With Crash Course on Threats to Christians and Jews

JNS.org - Half a world away from American suburbia, Christians and other Middle East minority populations are facing extinction from Islamic terror groups such as the...

February 25, 2016 10:20 am
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Kerry Mulling Whether Systematic Murder of Christians Is ‘Genocide’

Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of State and Foreign Assistance today that he is having an “additional...

December 29, 2015 10:46 am
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UK Paper Outdoes Itself; Says Israel Worst Place for Christians on Christmas — Ahead of Syria, Iraq, North Korea and Others

It sometimes seems as if the UK media truly can’t help themselves. Not only do news sites fail to acknowledge the undeniable truth that Israel is the...

November 20, 2015 5:55 am
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Former Congressman Encouraged by Rumored Obama Admin Plans to Label ISIS Atrocities ‘Genocide’

Former US Rep. Frank Wolf told the Investigative Project on Terrorism that the rumors that the Obama administration plans to accept his proposal to classify the...

September 30, 2015 7:23 am
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Former Congressman to Attorney General: Indict ISIS Leaders for Genocide

If Attorney General Loretta Lynch can indict the head of FIFA -- global soccer's governing body -- then she should be able to indict the Islamic...

July 10, 2015 9:40 am
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Pope Francis Condemns ‘Genocide’ of Christians in the Middle East

JNS.org - Pope Francis demanded an end to the “genocide” of Middle East Christians during his visit to Bolivia on Thursday. “Today we are dismayed to see...

January 16, 2015 8:24 am
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Middle East is Most Violent Area in the World for Christians, Report Says

JNS.org - Primarily because of Islamic extremism, the Middle East remains the most violent area in the world for Christians, according to a new...

December 30, 2014 10:51 am
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Hosting Christian Leaders, Israeli President Laments Persecution of Mideast Minorities

JNS.org - The persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East is "a cause of great worry and pain," Israeli President...

December 1, 2014 6:26 pm
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Pope Francis, Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew Deplore ‘Terrible Situation’ for Mideast Christians

JNS.org - In a rare display of Christian unity, Pope Francis and the Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew issued a joint plea deploring the "terrible situation"...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Par...

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow...

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