Iraq and its minorities face a new challenge with coronavirus

Monday, 20 April 2020

Yousif Kalian is a Program Specialist at the United States Institute of Peace where he works on social cohesion and community reconciliation in Iraq’s Ninewa province. He has previously been published in the American Interest, the International Center for Counter Terrorism and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.


Iran frees 7 Christians from coronavirus-struck prisons, many more at risk

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

At least seven Christians have been freed from prison in Iran, according to nonprofit Christian ......

Easter in the Middle East

Thursday, 05 March 2020


Iraq Christians fear future holds ‘total extinction,’ ISIS resurgence

Sunday, 23 February 2020

When ISIS took over the Nineveh plains in northern Iraq in 2014, terrorized Christian residents fled ......

Meet the two women who spread Christianity to hundreds in Iran’s Evin prison

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

When Iranian authorities sentenced two women to death in 2009 for spreading the message of ......

In the face of adversity, Holy Land Christians unite for Christmas

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Threatened with extinction and political conflict, Christians in the Holy Land are using Christmas ......

Iran arrests evangelical Christians before Christmas holiday

Sunday, 15 December 2019

The Iranian regime has begun cracking down on evangelical Christians in Iran in the run-up to ......

Iraqi Christians cancel Christmas celebrations in solidarity with protests

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

The head of Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic Church announced on Tuesday that the community would not ......

Wooden relic of Jesus manger on pre-Christmas display in Jerusalem

Saturday, 30 November 2019

A fragment of wood reputed to be from the manger where Jesus was laid after his humble birth went on ......

Christians, Muslims, Jews unite against assisted suicide

Monday, 28 October 2019

Leaders from three of the world’s major religions have joined forces against assisted suicide ......

Bangladesh Christian poet arrested over writing on priests

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Police in southern Bangladesh arrested a prominent poet Tuesday after he was accused of hurting the ......

Relations between the Holy See and Arab Peninsula: Beyond religious dialogue

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Dr. Antonios F. ABOU KASM is a Professor of International law at the Lebanese University and at the LAF's Colleges and a Counsel practicing before international criminal courts. He's the Chair of the Professional Standards Advisory Committee at the ICCBA.


Wary of Shiite militia, Iraqi Christians fear returning home

Monday, 11 February 2019

In the main square in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella stands a large cross, one of the few overt ......

What can counter-sectarianism committee achieve in Egypt?

Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Egypt’s Higher Committee to Counter Sectarian Violence was formed on December 30, 2018. The ......

From the UAE, Pope Francis calls for unity among all faith leaders

Monday, 04 February 2019

In a speech given during his historic visit to Abu Dhabi, Pope Francis said that no violence can be ......