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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group jihadists on Sunday freed 19 of the 220 Assyrian Christians they took hostage in Syria last week, after...
Monday, March 2, 2015
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Pope Francis headed for Jordan Saturday at the start of a Middle East tour aimed at boosting ties with Muslims and Jews as well as easing an age-old...
Saturday, May 24, 2014
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Several hundred Christians from the Gaza Strip have been allowed to leave the besieged Palestinian territory to travel to the West Bank for Pope...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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Bishop Tawadros was chosen as new Pope of Egypt's Coptic Christians Sunday when a blindfolded altar boy picked his name from a chalice as per...
Sunday, November 4, 2012
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Rajana Hamyeh
Caught between asylum and return, an estimated 10,000 Iraqi Chaldean Christians try to make a temporary home in Lebanon, but not without difficulties...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
As voters cast their ballots for the new head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Al-Akhbar looks at the five most likely candidates for the post.
Monday, October 29, 2012
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Pope Benedict XVI has delivered a prayer in Arabic during his weekly general audience in a new effort by the Vatican to show support for Christians...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Syrian Christian opposition leader George Sabra told Pope Benedict XVI that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad poses a threat to the...
Sunday, September 23, 2012
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Pope Benedict urged Middle Eastern Christians on Sunday to work for peace and against "the grim trail of death and destruction" in the world, in a...
Sunday, September 16, 2012
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