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Senior Pentagon Analyst Separates from Some Trump Supporters Asks: 'Why Should the U.S. Remain in the Syria War'

Islam10/18/2019 3:33:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Defender Publishing Oct. 18, 2019 MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Maginnis (U.S. Army, Retired) submits the following and is available for comment: Listen to the mass media, some of the political class and too many of our political generals (active and retired) and you'll hear why they want our sons, daughters and treasure to remain in Syria. They are all mistaken. Source: Defender Publishing

Responding to Increasing Persecution, Millennials are Mobilizing to Support More than 150 Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa

Islam10/15/2019 10:39:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY The MENA Collective Oct. 15, 2019 WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a recent national survey, the MENA Collective, a new organization publicly launching November 1, 2019, asked active, church-going millennials their thoughts regarding giving and the Middle East. Their findings show that almost half of those surveyed did not trust their local church when it comes to giving their money. Equally surprising was that only 3 percent of the Christians s Source: The MENA Collective

Open Doors Responds with Aid for Persecuted Christians as Violence Intensifies in Northern Syria

Islam10/15/2019 8:09:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Open Doors Oct. 15, 2019 SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Open Doors is responding to immediate and urgent needs in northern Syria after Turkish troops invaded last week. David Curry, CEO of Open Doors, says Christians in the region are especially vulnerable during the chaos of war; the organization is assessing the situation on the ground and providing needed assistance. "Open Doors partners are on the ground in Northern Syria, providing relie Source: Open Doors USA

Gospel for Asia Challenges Every Person to Help Save Just One Impoverished Person

Islam10/15/2019 6:31:00 AM
Campaign coincides with International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17; focuses on millions living on less than $2 per day   SAVE JUST ONE: Everyone can help save just one person from extreme poverty, says faith-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org), marking International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17.   NEWS PROVIDED BY Gospel for Asia Oct. 15, 2019   WILLS POINT, Texas, Oct. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith-based mi Source: InChrist Communicatinos

Coptic Solidarity Hosts Fourth Annual Modern Coptic Martyrs Remembrance Day with UN Special Rapporteur, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed

Islam10/14/2019 2:30:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Coptic Solidarity Oct. 14, 2019 WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity will be hosting the 4th Annual Modern Coptic Martyrs Remembrance Day on October 22, at the Watterson House (224 2nd ST. SE, Washington, DC 20003) from 1:00 3:00 p.m. with keynote speaker, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB). This event commemorates and seeks justice for the many modern Coptic martyrs who have paid the ultim Source: Coptic Solidarity

WCC Condemns Violence in Syria

Islam10/11/2019 8:52:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYWorld Council of Churches Oct. 11, 2019GENEVE, Oct. 11, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- As Turkey pursues its military operation in north-east Syria, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian impact on the people of the region. It is reported that tens of thousands of civilians are fleeing from the first waves of the Turkish attack, and that hundreds of thousands of people are now directly in harm's way. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC "The Syr Source: World Council of Churches

President Trump to Address Values Voter Summit 2019

Islam10/10/2019 7:47:02 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYFamily Research CouncilOct. 10, 2019WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- On October 12, President Donald Trump will address the 14th annual Values Voter Summit taking place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. This will be Donald Trump's fourth trip to the Summit, including in 2017 when he became the first sitting president to attend. President Trump will be the keynote speaker Saturday night at Family Research Council's Faith, Family, and Freedom g Source: Family Research Council

Evangelist Alveda King: Beware of Fake News; Overcome Evil with Love and Kindness

Islam10/8/2019 6:55:01 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Alveda King Ministries Oct. 8, 2019 ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: I woke up to a text that President Trump is abandoning the Syrian Kurds in favor of ISIS. That's fake news. POTUS tweeted that if Turkey goes off limit he will strongly address that. U.S. has not withdrawn. There are maybe 50 troops still there. BEWARE OF FAKE NEWS! Meanwhile, "Kindness" is in the news this week, and it's about ti Source: Alveda King Ministries

Duke-UNC Middle East Course Under Fire

Islam9/26/2019 7:47:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Catholic League Sept. 26, 2019   NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why the Trump administration is on the offensive over a college course: Duke University and the University of North Carolina receive federal funding for a joint Middle East studies course. The Trump administration has threatened to withdraw the grant because the universities have violated the rules of the agreement. While some Source: Catholic League

Trump Scores at U.N. on Religious Liberty

Islam9/23/2019 8:51:01 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Catholic League Sept. 23, 2019   NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on President Trump's remarks on religious liberty delivered at the U.N. today:   President Trump continued his legacy of defending religious liberty with a stellar address at the United Nations today. He offered many examples of religious persecution around the globe, stating that80 percent of the world's population lives in Source: Catholic League

FRC Calls Pres. Trump's UN Speech a Historic Step to Protect Religious Freedom for all Faiths

Islam9/23/2019 8:31:03 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BY Family Research Council Sept. 23, 2019   WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council praised President Trump's speech today promoting religious freedom around the world. The president outlined specific actions that the administration will take, including committing $25 million in funds to protect religious freedom, religious sites, and relics. Protecting houses of worship was one of the top recommendations by the U.S. Commission on Intern Source: Family Research Council

Rep. McGovern (D-MA) and Sen. Rubio (R-FL) Earned Top Scores for The 115th Congressional IRF Scorecard

Islam9/20/2019 9:28:02 AM
Nathan Wineinger from 21Wilberforce with Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) who earned the top score in the House of Representatives on the IRF Congressional Scorecard. NEWS PROVIDED BY 21Wilberforce Sept. 20, 2019 WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2016 provides a framework for advancing religious freedom as a U.S. foreign policy imperative. 21Wilberforce presents the 115th Congress International Religious Freedom Sc Source: 21Wilberforce

Religious Rights in an Age of Wrongs

Islam9/9/2019 3:29:01 AM
NRB General Counsel Craig Parshall to lead religious liberty discussion with Muslim attorney/author Asma Uddin and journalist/author Steven Waldman   NEWS PROVIDED BY National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Sept. 9, 2019   WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- We have only one First Amendment. But is it really up to the task of ensuring religious liberty for America's multitude of different and sometimes clashing faiths? Are America's institutions of me Source: National Religious Broadcasters

Coptic Solidarity Urges FIFA and the Egyptian Football Association to End Discrimination Against Coptic Athletes

Islam9/9/2019 2:45:00 AM
NEWS PROVIDED BYCoptic SolidaritySept. 9, 2019WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Coptic Solidarity (CS) launched a new advocacy campaign by which individuals worldwide can send direct messages to the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), and to the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) regarding discrimination against Coptic athletes in Egypt. To send a message in support of #CopticAthletes, go to Coptic Solidarity's website. The Egypti Source: Coptic Solidarity

Haaretz Notes Rising Political Clout of Messianic Jews

Islam9/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Israel's Longest Running Newspaper Cites Growing Influence NEWS PROVIDED BY Messianic Jewish Alliance of America Sept. 3, 2019 WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org) responded to an Haaretz op-ed entitled Meet Donald Trump's Least Disloyal Jews, written by Allison Kaplan Sommers and published August 27, 2019. The op-ed highlighted the growing political influence of Messianic Jews. Citing Sommer's op-ed, Joel C Source: Messianic Jewish Alliance of America