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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has reportedly offered Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas $10 billion to accept President Trump’s much-awaited Middle East peace plan, to be unveiled following the conclusion of Ramadan on June 4. But the offer was apparently …
Israel’s UN Ambassador Danny Danon dramatically held up the Bible as the ‘deed’ to their land during a special session of the United Nations Security Council.
Tasked with the job of proving the case for Jewish connection to the Holy …
The European Coalition for Israel, a Christian advocacy group, welcomed the EU’s condemnation of the latest round of rocket attacks on Israeli civilians from Hamas in Gaza, a fortnight before Israel was to host the Eurovision Song Contest.
Why I sense that God is speaking to both Christians and Jews, telling us we’re in this together
by Charles Gardner
With Israelis recently bombarded by 700 rockets within the space of a single weekend in May, courtesy of terrorist neighbours Hamas, it is well to recall that – 80 years ago – it was the British government pulling the trigger.
The HART report by Baroness Caroline Cox and Rev David Thomas on their visit to Syria this April does not claim to address all the complexities of the Syrian civil war, but gives voice to civilians who have very similar concerns.
Distinguished evangelicals who would not ‘keep silent’ about the physical restoration of Israel (Isaiah 62:1-6): left to right, John Wesley wrote about it, C H Spurgeon preached about it, Lord Palmerston proposed it
The Arabic N for ‘Nisrani’ or Nazarene was painted on the doors of Christian homes in Mosul by the Islamic militants. Believers around the world are now using the symbol in social media such as Facebook and Twitter to express solidarity with the persecuted Iraqi Christians.
THE REMAINING CHRISTIANS OF MOSUL, which was Nineveh in the Bible, were forced to flee their homes after Islamist militants threatened to kill them if they did not convert to Islam or pay the jizya tax. If they could not pay the tax to IS, the new name for ISIS (Islamic State of Iraqand Syria), they had to leave Mosul by noon on 19 July without taking any of their possessions with them.
One of the speakers at Howard Stern’s next Emmaus Group conference this November is a 28-year-old Palestinian Christian woman known as Christy, who was granted asylum in the UK after death threats forced her to leave her family in Bethlehem.
For many years, Israel’s opponents have filed endless allegations against its military blockade of Gaza. Rallies, protests and campaigns around the world cite Israel’s military blockade of Gaza as a serious contribution to the suffering of Gaza’s 1.7 million inhabitants. Gaza has been described as an overcrowded open air prison. In actual fact, its population density per square mile is less than the London Borough of Croydon.