Christianity in the Middle East
Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, was one of the major religions of the region until the Arab Muslim conquests of the mid-to-late 7th century AD. Christianity in...
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Study: Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World In 2016
Director Of Studies Of New Religions Reports That 90000 Christians Were Killed This Year Making Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World.
Santorini Greek Easter
Greek orthodox Easter in Santorini
Armenian massacre: Why Turkey won't say the G-word
CNN Religion Commentator Father Edward Beck explains why Pope Francis chose Sunday to refer to mass killings of Armenians by Turks during WWII as 'genocide.'
Christianity and Judaism in the Ottoman Empire
Under the Ottoman Empire, Christians and Jews were, in principle, tolerated, but polytheists were not, in accordance with Sharia law. In practice, the degree of tolerance varied by time and place.Ort...
Saifo
Saifo (Hajji Saifo, 1942?–1998) (Persian: حاجی سيفو‎) was an Afghan folkloric singer. He is remembered for his controversial and provocative lyrics, much of it he improvised as he sang. He belie...
Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide (Armenian: Հայոց Ցեղասպանություն Hayots Tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, traditionally by Armenians, as Medz Yeghern (Armen...
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Mandate Palestine
Mandatory Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين‎ Filasṭīn; Hebrew: פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י) Pālēśtīnā (EY), where "EY" indicates "Eretz Yisrael" (Land of Israel)) was a geopolitical entity under British ad...
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Christianity in Iraq
The Christians of Iraq are considered to be one of the oldest continuous Christian communities of the Armenian world. The vast majority are Western Armenian-speaking ethnic Armenian; however, there is...
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Christianity in Iran
Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith. It has been practiced in Iran longer than the state religion, Islam. It has always been a minority religion, with ...
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Religion in Israel
Religion in Israel is a central feature of the country and plays a major role in shaping Israeli culture and lifestyle, and religion has played a central role in Israel's history. Israel is also the o...
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Eastern Christianity
Eastern Christianity consists of four main church families: the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Assyrian Church of the East and the Eastern Catholic Churches. The term is ...
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Christianity in Bahrain
Christians in Bahrain make up about 10% of the population. Bahrain has had a native Christian community for many centuries, with the first recorded presence dating back to the 12th century. Expatriate...
Religion in Cyprus
Christians make up 73% of the Cypriot population. Most Greek Cypriots, and thus the majority of the population of Cyprus, are members of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus (Church of Cy...
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Christianity in Egypt
Christianity is a minority religion in Egypt. Egyptian Christians, nearly all Copts (adherents of the Coptic Orthodox Church or other Coptic churches), most likely account for about 10% though source...
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Christianity in Israel
Christianity in Israel is one of the recognized religions in Israel and is practised by more than 161,000 Israeli citizens (about 2.1% of population). They include 127,000 Arab Christians (mostly Arab...
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Christianity in Jordan
Christianity in Jordan is among the oldest Christian communities in the world. Christians have resided in Jordan after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, early in the 1st century AD. Jordanian Christian...
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Christianity in Kuwait
Christianity in Kuwait is a minority religion, accounting for 10%-20% of the country's population, or 650,000 people. Kuwait's Christians can be divided into 2 groups. The first group are Christians w...
Christianity in Lebanon
Christianity in Lebanon has a long and continuous history beginning with the visits of Jesus to the southern territories, where he is said to have performed many miraculous healings. Biblical Scriptur...
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Christianity in Oman
Christianity is the religion of 2.5% of the population of Oman, which are 64,000 persons. 90 Christian congregations exist in Oman.Almost all Christians are from other countries. Most of them are fro...
Christianity in Qatar
The Christian community in Qatar is a diverse mix of European, North and South American, Asian, Middle Eastern and African expatriates. They form around 13.8% of the total population (2010). No forei...
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Christianity in Saudi Arabia
Accurate religious demographics are difficult to obtain in Saudi Arabia but while all citizens are considered Muslims by the state, there are believed to be at least several hundred thousand Christian...
Christianity in Syria
Christians in Syria make up about 10% of the population. The country's largest Christian denomination is the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch (known as the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and A...
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Christianity in the United Arab Emirates
Christians account for 9 percent of the total population of the United Arab Emirates, according to a ministry report, which collected census data. The Christian population in the UAE is exclusively ma...
Christianity in Turkey
Christianity has a long history in Anatolia-Asia Minor and Armenian Highland (now part of Turkey), which is the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, N...
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Christianity in Yemen
Christianity is a minority religion in Yemen. The constitution mentions religious liberty.
There are about 4000 Catholics in Yemen. They belong to theApostolic Vicariate of Arabia. The World Chris...
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Middle Eastern Christians
Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, was one of the major religions of the region until the Arab Muslim conquests of the mid-to-late 7th century AD. Christianity in...
Middle Eastern Christians - Wikipedia
Christianity in Palestine
Palestinian Christians belong to one of a number of Christian denominations in the State of Palestine, including Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Catholicism (Eastern and Western rites), Anglica...
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