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‘Not Forgotten’ short film released on the Andrew Brunson story

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Pastor Andrew Brunson spent more than two years wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey, separated from his family, after more than two decades of Christian ministry in the country. In interviews, he said his ...

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Biden wins praise, condemnation for Turkey genocide declaration

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President Joe Biden has won praise from Armenian groups who have long sought the U.S. to declare actions by the Ottoman Empire-the predecessor to Turkey in the early 20th century–as genocide. But ...

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Consider the Cross: Stories from Arab and Persian viewers of Christian television

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Across the Middle East and North Africa, people are coming to Christ as a satellite TV ministry encourages them to “Consider the Cross.” Sat-7 is a Christian satellite broadcasting ministry reaching into ...

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U.S. and Israel hold joint navy exercise in Mediterranean

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The United States and Israel conducted a joint security patrol on Monday in the Eastern Mediterranean, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. The exercise comes after a devastating oil spill last ...

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Pastor once held in Turkish prison tells U.S. Christians to prepare for persecution

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Christians in the United States can expect persecution to come in the near future, says Pastor Andrew Brunson who was unjustly locked up in a Turkish prison for two years Brunson, 52, ...

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Israel tiptoes between Azerbaijan and Armenia’s war

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently met with the ambassadors of Armenia and Azerbaijan. Pompeo and the Trump administration hope to bring an end to the war between the two countries ...

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War between Christian Armenia, Muslim Azerbaijan risks pitting Russia and Turkey in larger conflict

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Christian Armenia and Muslim Azerbaijan are at war and both Europe and Russia have reached out to the Trump administration for assistance to stop it. Diplomats from Washington to Moscow to Paris ...

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Turkey scapegoats Christians for coronavirus

Christians have become the scapegoat for Turkey’s growing coronavirus outbreak. Christians and other religious minorities are being falsely accused of bringing COVID-19 to Turkey where a series of attacks on churches is ...

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Turkey opens trial in death of Muslim Brotherhood columnist Jamal Khashoggi

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A Turkish court with close ties to the Muslim Brotherhood regime of Turkish President Recep Erdogan, has put 20 Saudi Arabian individuals on trial in absentia on Friday for the murder of ...

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Middle East nations experiencing spike in domestic abuse during lockdown

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As billions of people around the world are told to stay safe at home, many are finding that home is not always a safe place. Middle East Christian satellite broadcaster SAT-7 said ...

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Satellite ministry SAT-7 sees Middle East audience surge from COVID-19 lockdown

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Millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa are finding help right in their own homes through “living television.” In the region where Christianity began but is now a minority ...

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Was Trump right? Russia, Turkey sign cease fire as war loomed

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A cease-fire began Thursday night in northern Syria between the armies of Turkey and Russia as fighting had threatened to put their forces into all-out war. President Trump, in an effort to ...

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Trump pardons turkey, defends Thanksgiving against critics

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As some across the nation are pushing to do away with the celebration of Thanksgiving, President Donald Trump has vowed not to change the name of Thanksgiving. “As we gather together for ...

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What’s the truth about the first Thanksgiving?

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There’s a lot of pressure to do away with Thanksgiving. Is it a day of gratitude or a day of guilt? Like Columbus Day, Thanksgiving is being attacked. Many stories surrounding the ...

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Trump bypasses media to explain Syria troop pull-out

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In an effort to provide news that is unfiltered by national media outlets, Metro Voice provides below the comments of President Trump concerning the Syria troop pull-out. Diplomatic Reception Room 11:41 A.M. ...

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Pence announces cease fire between Turkey, Kurds

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Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced that the U.S. brokered a five-day ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. The agreement allows the Kurds to withdraw to roughly 20 ...

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Andrew Brunson says ‘It was a fight for my faith’ in Turkey

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Andrew Brunson lived in Turkey for a quarter-century starting churches and helping refugees. His new book, “God’s Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance,” tells the story of his last ...

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Pentagon pushes back against false media reports on Syria troop withdrawals

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The Pentagon has pushed back against what it described as “misreporting” by American news media concerning the Trump administrations reassigning troops in Syria. After news outlets this week falsely reported that the ...

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Prayer Concern: The silent suppression of Christians in Turkey

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ISTANBUL – A recent report published by the Middle East Forum noted that “There is an atmosphere in Turkey right now that anyone who isn’t Sunni (Muslim) is a threat to the ...

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US reaches agreement with Turkey to protect Christians

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US negotiators have successfully pressured Turkey into respecting a safe zone for Syrian Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in Northern Syria. After weeks of concern over a potential Turkish invasion ...

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US moves to prevent Turkey from invading Syria

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In response to pleas from Syrian Christians and other religious minorities, the Trump administration has now acted to stop Turkey from invading the area.  US officials from the Department of Defense are ...

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Syrian Christians plead for protection

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President Donald Trump is expected to intercede on behalf of Syrian Christians pleading for protection. The US-backed Syriac Military Council (MFS) is calling on the United States to defend thousands of Christians ...

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Muslim woman flees domestic abuse, finds Christ and new calling

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No one would have thought a Muslim woman in Iran who was simply trying to stay alive in an abusive marriage would one day lead two churches in Sweden, bring more than ...

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As US prepares to leave Syria, Christians there plead for help

President Trump campaigned on a promise to end U.S. involvement in foreign wars. Americans, he said, were tired of 17 years of war and loss, fueled by a military-industrial complex that profits ...

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What the media is hiding about murdered Jamal Khashoggi

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In high school, Jamal Khashoggi had a good friend. His name was Osama bin Laden. “We were hoping to establish an Islamic state anywhere,” Khashoggi reminisced about their time together in the ...

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