A U.S. Navy veteran whose family said his only crime was falling in love left Iran on Thursday after nearly two years of detention, winning his freedom as part of a deal that spared an American-Iranian physician any more time behind American bars.
The coronavirus pandemic is making life even more difficult in most parts of the Near East region – Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria. “There’s been a lot of people that have not been able to work for the last two months; [many] have not been […]
World Vision says they have dramatically scaled up its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the virus continues to spread rapidly around the world. It is the largest ever humanitarian aid plan the charity has launched in its 70 year history.
Hundreds of believers from every ministry sphere are teaming up to achieve one goal: reaching millions in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan with the Good News of Christ. In the coming days, MNN will speak with Gospel project leaders to learn which unreached […]
Protests in Iraq are “on hold” for the foreseeable future. Coronavirus closures and curfews are forcing people inside, effectively putting an end to demonstrations. The anti-government movement began in October and quickly became the largest uprising since Saddam Hussein’s fall in 2003.
Amid the international community’s lack of response to the ongoing severe persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the small nation of Hungary is spending millions of dollars in the region to help rebuild churches and Christian communities.
Today’s story begins in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. In biblical times, a valley with a similar name meant “sorrow” or “tears” as pilgrims made their way to Jerusalem. Bekaa Valley today takes on the meaning of loss as it hosts over a million Syrian refugees. Over […]
The Middle East stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to Afghanistan. It is home to nearly 300 million people who live in 21 countries and who speak four main languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi, and Turkish. That’s further broken down into roughly 60 mother tongues, all with […]
As a former U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, Jared Laskey is well acquainted with the horrors of war and the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. But he also knows firsthand the miraculous and incredible power of Holy Spirit and how God can […]