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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey series ‘Messiah’ causes controversy

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A government agency in Jordan wants to prevent a new series from being shown in that country. “Messiah,” which is produced by Hollywood Christian couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, has content “that ...

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Sat-7 hosts ‘Week of Prayer’ for Christians in North Africa and Middle East

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Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions of people persecuted for their faith? Christians across the world will “Dare to Dream” as they intercede for the Middle ...

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Man convicted in Muslim honor killing of Texas woman

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A Muslim man in Texas will serve 40 years in prison for a murder that prosecutors called the “honor killing” of an Iranian rights activist who was his sister’s friend. Nasim Irsan, ...

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Jordan considers breaking peace treaty with Israel

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Jordan, a nation that could not exist without Israel’s generosity, is ramping up its spat with the Jewish State over allowing non-Muslim worshippers to be on the Temple Mount.  Some Jordanian lawmakers ...

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Jordanian media calls for third intifada to stop peace plan

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Jordanian officials and state-run newspapers there are calling for a violent third “intifada” against Israel. Jordan is considered an ally of both Israel and the United States. In fact, the Hashemite Kingdom, ...

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The Golan Heights is rightfully Israel’s, Trump acknowledges

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In June 1967, the combined armies of Syria, Egypt and Jordan (and with arms supplied by the Soviet Union) attacked Israel with the clear purpose expressed by Egypt’s President: “Destruction of Israel.” ...

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Israel in environmental race to save the Jordan River and Dead Sea

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Israel is racing to save the Jordan River from extinction. Experts say that the loss of water in rivers and lakes mentioned in the Bible, including the Dead Sea, the Sea of ...

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Archaeologists announce Exodus evidence

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For years, some archaeologists have doubted the biblical story of the nation of Israel’s origin because the account lacked material evidence—until now. Historical evidence for the biblical account of the Exodus is ...

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What happens when an Israeli soldier meets his former Palestinian captor?

When former Israeli soldier Ephraim Talabi crossed the border from Israel into Jordan, he didn’t know what to expect. However, one thing was certain – he would do everything he could to ...

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With closer ties, Egypt will now buy Israeli natural gas

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Egypt is poised to begin importing natural gas from Israel early in 2019. The $1.5 billion deal signed last February will hopefully benefit both countries. Between 2011 and 2014, ...

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British royal Prince William heads to Israel in first ever ‘official’ visit

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JERUSALEM – For the first time ever, Israel is being visited in an official capacity by the British Royal monarchy. Prince William is set to arrive in Israel this week for the ...

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The Other Holy Land: My Journey Across Jordan

The sun set behind the glowing amber hills of Wadi Rum in Jordan. It’s a vast and ancient desert that stretches across the Arabian Peninsula. We rounded a mountain-sized outcropping of stone ...

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Remembering 9/11 From the Middle East

By Dwight Widaman |  Amman, Jordan –The Muslim call to prayer can wake you up at 4:16 in the morning, even on the eighth floor of your hotel. The heavy glass windows ...

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