Posts Tagged ‘ Syria ’

The Church of Antioch

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
William J. Murray speaks with John X as interpreter listens in. John X speaks English and several other languages including Greek

A meeting with John X: In October the William Murray of the Religious Freedom Coalition met John X, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. John X has served the Orthodox Church of Antioch for most of his life. He was born in Latakia, His brother, Bishop Boulos Yazigi was kidnapped in 2013 along with Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim, by Sunni Muslim jihadists probably supported by Saudi Arabia.

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Christian Elected to Head Syrian Parliament for First Time In Decades

Oct 9th, 2017 | By

On September 28, A Christian legislator was elected speaker of parliament in Syria, a predominantly Muslim country, for the first time in decades. According to state media, Hammudeh Sabbagh, a 58-year-old Syriac Orthodox Christian, graduate in law and member of President Bashar al-Assad’s Baath party from Hasakeh province, won 193 votes out of 252 cast.

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Christians Return to Syria- But Not to Iraq

Sep 11th, 2017 | By

Exclusive: William Murray notes how Assad government better protects minority rights, originally posted on WND Christians in the Middle East are voting with their feet for the government of President Assad in Syria. With all that American government officials and the news media have said to condemn the secular government of Syria, surely no one

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Christians Account for Bigger Percentage of US Refugee Arrivals Under Trump

Jul 20th, 2017 | By

Since Trump took office in January,  more Christian than Muslim refugees have been admitted to the United States, reversing a trend that had seen Muslims outnumber Christians in the final fiscal year under President Barack Obama

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HR 390 Passed in the House

Jun 7th, 2017 | By

MAJOR VICTORY – HR-390 has passed in the HOUSE Your post cards and calls to Congress did the job! HR-390, The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act, was introduced by our friend Congressman Chris Smith on January 10th of this year, shortly after the 115th Congress began its first session. Within a

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Did Al Qaeda Fool The White House?

Apr 21st, 2017 | By

Robert Parry, a left-leaning investigative journalist who runs the ConsortiumNews.com website, has just penned an alarming article about the recent Trump Administration attack on Syria with 59 cruise missiles. The ostensible reason for the attack is that the Syrian government allegedly used Sarin gas on its own people – including many children. But, as Parry,

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U.S. Coalition Blamed For Civilian Casualties In Syria

Apr 19th, 2017 | By

Activists say that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor have killed more than 20 civilians in an operation against fighters from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The strikes targeted two sites on the Syrian-Iraqi border late on April 17 according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a

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Trump’s Immoral Syria Misadventure

Apr 13th, 2017 | By

Ann Coulter’s latest commentary scorches President Trump over his Syrian misadventure and compares war to crack cocaine for presidents. Her commentary is excellent, but she fails to mention the fact that President Trump’s bombing of Syria also puts Christians more at risk in that nation. Their future grows ever more dim in that part of

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Chairman’s Report For April 12, 2017

Apr 12th, 2017 | By
William J. Murray and Congressman Trent Franks

In this issue of the newsletter: Postcards to Congress Campaign – Victory as HR- 390 passes committee / Visits with congressmen and Senators increase to support HR-390 / Diapers for Refugees program delivery in March – feminine products added / Did Assad, already winning a war, use a weapon of desperation?

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Trump Loses Support Over Syrian Airstrikes

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Early Friday April 7, the United States military struck a Syrian air base in response to a chemical weapons attack. While it is currently believed that the Syrian regime was responsible for the chemical weapons attack that killed at least 70 people, many people have started questioning that narrative. Last week, Rep. Thomas Massie first

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