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29 March 2010

Red faces over Fatah field

israel_westbank.jpgCHARITY group World Vision Australia has been embarrassed by a plan by Palestinian authorities to name a sporting complex containing an Australian-funded soccer field in the West Bank after a former militant PLO leader.

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18 March 2010

Palestinian Authority shuts down the only Christian TV broadcaster in the Territories

PALESTINA_-_tv_cristiana_2.jpgAfter 14 years on the air, the government shuts down the only Palestinian Christian TV station. Located about 350 metres from Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, the station broadcast shows with social, religious, economic and cultural content. Its

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06 January 2010


_38664795_ch_egypt_ap300.jpg(ANSAmed) - PARIS, JANUARY 5 - Among the restrictions imposed by governments, religious discrimination affects around 70% of the world's population. This is the finding of a report by the Pew Research Center's Forum, a US body which aims to set up a databank on

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26 December 2009

A Sorrowful Christmas In the Islamic World

IRAQ2.jpgChristians in the Iraqi city have opted not to celebrate Christmas this year, since Ashura, a major Shi'ite day of mourning, falls on the same day. So out of "respect" for the local Shi'ites, Chaldean Catholic Bishop Imad Al Banna asked all

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22 December 2009

Christians in lands across Middle East face uncertain time this Christmas

iraqiChristian_1546687c.jpgIn the birthplace of Christianity, present fear and future uncertainty threaten populations which have praised Christ for centuries.

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07 April 2009

Fire damages Coptic church in Ramallah

23867_200x150.jpgRamallah – Ma’an – A newly-built Coptic Christian church was severely damaged by fire in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday.

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08 February 2009

US student knifed by Arabs in e. J'lem

An American student studying at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was attacked and moderately wounded at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning by three Arab teens after he got lost in east Jerusalem, police and rescue officials said.

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06 February 2009

Mideast: Fatah condemns Hamas' alleged thef of UN aid

0000000002.jpgRamallah, 6 Feb. (AKI) - The West Bank ruling Fatah in a statement on Friday condemned Gaza's Islamist Hamas rulers for allegedly seizing a United Nations aid shipment earlier this week, Palestinian news agency Maan reported. Police in Gaza confiscated over

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26 December 2008


468211.jpgMuslim groups imposed a “reign of terror” on Christians in the PA

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25 December 2008

FROM WND'S JERUSALEM BUREAU Muslim grinches steal Christmas Christians warned against celebration: 'We are living under a state of fear'

0625templemount.jpgJERUSALEM – Christians living in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip are holding only small, quiet Christmas celebrations after local leaders received warnings from Muslim groups against any public display of Christianity this holiday season, according to a Gaza Christian leader.

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Muslims Erect Christmas Banner in Nazareth "ALLAH HAS NO SON"

41263.jpgSomeone tell me again about how the Religion of Peace is tolerant of other religions. Christians who went to observe their Christmas at Nazareth, were greeting with a giant banner announcing that Allah

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