Posts Tagged ‘ Christians ’

Conversations with a Senator

Jun 8th, 2017 | By

By: William J. Murray “We have no one else to fight the Islamic State”: I cannot report the name of the Senator this column concerns, because all comments recorded here were made “off the record.” I attend many “off the record” meetings on Capitol Hill which are meant to give those invited “background” information, but

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Kurdistan Region of Iraq: New USCIRF Report on Religious Minorities in the KRI

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

In January, William J.Murray personally was escorting three trucks of supplies to the NPU, one two-ton truck with food and two pickups filled with bottled water, when the Peshmerga stopped us at their main checkpoint between Erbil and Qaraqosh. I had authorized the aid, which amounted to a 20-day supply of food for the 300-man

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Sudanese Christians Seek Refuge in Church

May 8th, 2017 | By

Christians in South Sudan fleeing violence amid a civil war and genocide. A priest in Wau revealed that about 16,000 Christians from South Sudan have come to a Cathedral compound seeking refuge to escape genocide. Father Germano Bernardo said the famine in the country has led to people seeking refuge in the church as well:

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Why Don’t We Care About The Slaughter Of Christians?

Apr 18th, 2017 | By

A United Airlines passenger is violently hauled off a plane, and there is national outrage, rightly so. Press Secretary Sean Spicer says that Assad is worse than Hitler, and again, there is national outrage, rightly so. Forty-five Egyptian Christians are slaughtered by ISIS while attending church services on Palm Sunday and scores of others are

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Spreading Hope to Christians in The Middle East

Mar 28th, 2017 | By

Israel has allocated radio broadcast frequency to an American Evangelical Christian radio network that will broadcast messages of hope to people in Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Jordan, with expanded nighttime coverage into Turkey and Egypt. The VOICE OF HOPE – AM 1287 broadcasts in Arabic and English to the Arab population, especially those under religious

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Iraqi Forces Kill Islamic State Commander of Mosul’s Old City

Mar 15th, 2017 | By

According to reports, Iraqi government forces have killed the Islamic State commander of Mosul’s Old City. According to Independent, fighting intensified Tuesday as “civilians streamed out of western neighborhoods recaptured by the government, cold and hungry but relieved to be freed of the militants’ grip.” Government forces also pushed into western Mosul. Federal police killed

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Iraqi Palace of Mirrors: Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough.

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress

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Thanksgiving Day 2016

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

Real Meaning of Thanksgiving –

Thanksgiving in America has clearly been about giving thanks to God, up until the last half of the 20th Century. The early documents of the nation, even from the Continental Congress, show the meaning of Thanksgiving as intended by the nation’s Founders as a day of reverence to God

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One Allah Akbar flag removed, another raised over church: Christians still live under Sharia Law

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

One Allah Akbar flag removed, another raised over church: This photo of the Iraqi national flag being raised over a church in the Christian town of Bartella, Iraq when the town was liberated from the Islamic State (ISIS) in October appeared in newspapers and major Internet news sites all over the world. Many news agencies

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