Tag: war

The Syrian powder keg

[notice]What if the US launches a military strike against Syria? How will it impact Christians there? –Originally published in INContext Ministries’ World In Motion, Issue 84.[/notice] As war-cries go, “there are no good options”, leaves something to be desired. But punishing the Syrian regime for the chemical attack on August 21st is […]

Christian leaders in Middle East largely opposed to US military strike in Syria, says WEA

Originally published in Christian Post Christian leaders in the Middle East believe that a US military intervention in Syria will have a “detrimental effect” on Christians in the region, Geoff Tunnicliffe of the World Evangelical Alliance said in a statement to the White House on Thursday. Tunnicliffe, who serves as […]

Syrian Christians attacked by Al-Qaeda-linked group, churches shelled, orphans flee to caves

Originally published in Christian Post An Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebel group has attacked the small, historically Christian village of Maaloula on Wednesday. Early Wednesday morning, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a government checkpoint entrance to the village. The fighter was believed to be a member of the Jabhat al-Nusra […]

‘Western media complicit in nightmare facing Christians in Syria’

  Midguided US, Europe arming fundamentalist jihadists, say Christian sources [notice]In this biting report on the devastating situation in Syria, Italian journalist  Alessandra Nucci writes that the rebel forces fighting against the regime of dictator President Bashar al-Assad are not fighting for democracy but to establish a radcial, Islamic state that would […]