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The Sounding

White House Takes a Step in the Right Direction Against Christian Genocide

Yesterday, the World Council of Arameans reported that nearly 400,000 families were ejected for Qaraqosh. Reports indicate that many of them are now stuck…

Aug 08, 2014
Orthodox News

USATODAY: US Launches Airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday that it launched an airstrike against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, hours after President Obama authorized…

Aug 08, 2014
Orthodox News

5 Demands of Aramean People to United Nations Security Council for Survival in Iraq

Beirut, 7 August 2014 Earlier today, the WCA reported on the mass exodus of 200,000 Aramean Christians from the Nineveh Plains (click here). In light of…

Aug 08, 2014
Orthodox News

BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

World Council of Arameans, Beirut: Last night, two Aramean children and a mother were killed as a result of a shameless attack by ISIS terrorists against…

Aug 07, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Persecution of Christians in Iraq is Genocide

CNN’s Jonathan Mann speaks to Mark Arabo, a leader of the Chaldean Christian community and global spokesperson for Iraqi Christians. Among other…

Aug 06, 2014
The Sounding

For Middle East Christians, Past and Present Collide with Violence

Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World, once said, “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important lesson of…

Aug 04, 2014
The Sounding

Persecution and Thanksgiving

The Orthodox writer Rod Dreher has popularized the Law of Merited Impossibility, as applied to Christians: “It’s absurd to say Christians are…

Aug 03, 2014
Orthodox News

Iraqi Christians in Lebanon Tell of ISIL’s Brutal Rule

By Nohad Topalian Al-Shofra.com Though the apartment lacks basic furniture and they must sit and sleep on the floor, Iraqi brothers Fadi and Samir Bayous…

Aug 02, 2014
Orthodox News

Crisis in the Middle East: A Video Newscast

Do you know what’s going in the Middle East right now? Ancient Christian communities are being driven from their homes, churches desecrated and destroyed,…

Aug 02, 2014
Orthodox News

Obama administration to Turkey: Reopen Halki Seminary

Editor’s note: Part of a blog post by Hannah Gais at the Foreign Policy Association In an annual report released by the Department of State this…

Aug 01, 2014
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