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Raymond Ibrahim on Redeemer Broadcasting

I was recently interviewed on Redeemer Broadcasting’s “A Plain Answer,” with Dan Elmendorf. Many topics were discussed in the nearly 30-minute discussion, including the historic rise of Islam, past and present Christian martyrdom, Egypt’s Sisi and the Coptic plight, and a number of Islamic doctrines, including those of abrogation, loyalty and enmity, dhimmi/jizya, and taqiyya. [...]

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Slain Coptic Soldier: Latest Victim of Egypt’s “Military Jihad” on Christians

Coptic Solidarity A familiar scene recently took place in Egypt: yet another Coptic Christian soldier was killed in his (Muslim majority) unit. Bishoy Nata‘i Bushri Kamal, 21, was found dead in his military unit in Cairo under “mysterious circumstances.”  The military told the family that he was found hanging, and thus committed suicide.  However, Sami [...]

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Jeb Bush Lies, Says Bashar Assad ‘Executes’ Christians

PJ Media In a CNN interview this week, presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that only Middle East Christians should be granted refugee status in the U.S. (a point I argued for two months prior to the Paris terrorist attacks which prompted Bush’s statement). In the midst of an otherwise good interview, however, Bush made a bizarre assertion: [...]

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Exposed: Obama’s Love for Jihadis and Hate for Christians

On full and open display before an apathetic America.

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D.C. Refuses to Arm Persecuted Christians Fighting ISIS

In recent months, Mideast Christians have been forming militias to fight the Islamic State (IS) and other jihadi groups in both Iraq and Syria—even as the Obama administration, which arms the “opposition,” refuses to arm them. In Iraq, some of the few remaining Assyrian Christians have formed militias under the name Dwekh Nawsha (literally meaning [...]

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The Indonesian Jihad on Christian Churches

Gatestone Institute In compliance with Islamic demands, Indonesian authorities in the Aceh region have started to tear down Christian churches. Their move comes after Muslim mobs rampaged and attacked churches. At least one person was killed; thousands of Christians were displaced. On Friday, October 9, after being fired up during mosque sermons, hundreds of Muslims [...]

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Islamic State Bombs Christian Convent in Iraq

Coptic Solidarity The Islamic State reportedly detonated the convent belonging to the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena on the morning of November 5. The explosion of the convent caused considerable damage to adjacent buildings. According to the Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights and other media, this latest attack by the “caliphate” occurred in Tel [...]

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Radio Interview: Raymond Ibrahim on Jihad and Forced Conversions

I was recently interviewed on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo.  Among other topics we discussed Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah’s comments on “defensive jihad” and “offensive jihad,” and how Coptic Christians were being abducted in Egypt and tortured to renounce Christianity and embrace Islam. Click here for the 20-minute interview.

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“We Did What We Learned: Attacking Christians”: Muslim Persecution of Christians, August 2015

Originally published by the Gatestone Institute Danish Throughout the month of August, the Obama administration and the so-called mainstream media kept insisting that Islam does not promote the persecution of Christians — all the while ignoring the direct testimonies of those who have undergone it. According to Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda, All the statements [by U.S. government [...]

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Egypt: Christian Tortured for Refusing Islam

Coptic Solidarity A Christian man was abducted and tortured for refusing to convert to Islam last week in Egypt. Fayiz Fouad, a Coptic Christian, was kidnapped as he was returning from a visit to the St. George Coptic Orthodox Monastery in Qena. His vehicle was forcefully stopped in a Nag Hammadi village that he had [...]

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