Arab world

A major conference held in support of Jerusalem warned Thursday, january 18, that US President Donald Trump’s decision recognising the holy city as Israel’s capital will fuel militancy in the world...
Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros II, Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai and Apostolic Armenian Catholicos Aram I are the most prominent representatives of the Eastern Churches who took part in...
An international conference on Jerusalem kicked off in Egypt on Wednesday, January 17, amid outcry in the Muslim world over last month's U.S. decision to recognize the holy city as Israel's capital...
Egypt's Al-Azhar will hold an international conference in Cairo on Wednesday, January 17, for backing Jerusalem as the main capital of occupied Palestine, under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah...
The names of Asian cities are often unknown to most people in the western world. Qaraqosh is one such city. Its connection to Biblical accounts of history dates to hundreds and even thousands of...
Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack to target members of the country’s Christian minority. The...
Marian Nabil Habib recently observed the first anniversary of what she refers to as “the martyrdom of my father.” Nabil Habib was 48; he was among the 29 people who died December 11, 2016, in a...
One bishop narrowly avoided death when a bomb landed on his bed during a bombardment of Syria’s capital Damascus. Maronite Archbishop Samir Nassar’s life was only saved because he interrupted his...
Symbolic gesture of goodwill towards Egypt's Coptic Christians should not obscure the contentious issue of Christian places of worship that persists in many parts of the country Nadia Blétry (Cairo)...
The Egyptian president intervened at the Coptic Christmas Eve Mass, to show the strong bond that in this historic moment, strengthens the largest Christian community to the Middle East and to Egypt's...
The head of the Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, led midnight Mass in the cathedral of Egypt’s new administrative capital on Saturday, January 6, a service attended by President Abdel Fattah al Sisi...
Police in Egypt are boosting security around churches as Coptic Christians prepare to celebrate Orthodox Christmas on Sunday after a year of deadly jihadist attacks targeting the ancient community....
Millions of people took to the streets in Baghdad, Mosul, Najaf, Basra to celebrate. For the first time in three-and-a-half years a Mass celebrated in the former ISIS stronghold. The church cleaned...
Prior to 2011, the numbers of Christians in Syria did not go beyond the 2.2 million, more than 10 per cent of the total population, according to official statistics. They achieved balance in the...
The Chaldean church of St. George of Telskuf in northern Iraq was restored and reconsecrated on December 8, 2017 by Archbishop Bachar Matti Warda of the Chaldean archeparchy of Erbil. The church had...
Egyptian’s Christian population ended 2017 by remembering the scores of people murdered for their faith this year, and forgiving their killers. The most recent assault came on Friday, December 29,...
A Coptic mother sacrificed her life to save her two daughters during the December 29 terrorist attack targeting Christians at a church in Cairo, it has emerged. Egypt Today reported that Nermin Sadik...
Egypt Al Azhar's preparations are under way to hold an international conference in support of Jerusalem on January 17-18. The conference will discuss means to deal with the recent US decision on...
Cries of joy and seasonal hymns once again filled St. Paul Cathedral in Mosul as Christmas Mass was celebrated there for the first time in three-and-a-half years, following the northern Iraqi city's...
A Chaldean Catholic archbishop from southern Iraq has warned that the country’s beleaguered Christian community still feels pessimistic about the future, despite the recent announcement by the...