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Archbishop Alexios hails Haniyeh government keenness on security of Christians

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 01:54 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Greek Orthodox Archbishop Alexios in Gaza stressed that the Hamas movement and its government is very keen on the security of the Church and Christians in the Gaza Strip. Alexios hailed in an interview published by DW Arabic the security situation of the Christians in […]

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Israeli settlements put 1,500-year-old monastery at risk

Al Ray Agencies | Oct 12, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY, The spread of Israeli settlements threatens the 1,500 year old Saint Simon Fortress in the occupied West Bank, a region for future Palestine state, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported. Cemal Ed-Dik, Kefr Ed-Dik parliament speaker, told an AA correspondent that the monastery consisted one-room only until the […]

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Another Israeli Extremist Price Tag Attack Targets Christian Monastery Near Jerusalem

 Thursday August 22, 2013 01:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A Christian Monastery in the Deir Jamal area, between Jerusalem and Ramla, was attacked by a Molotov cocktail, while racist graffiti, used by Price Tag extremist Israeli groups, were found on its exterior walls, the Arabs48 news Website has reported. Image By Arabs48 […]

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VIDEO | 11 years on from Nativity Church siege, deportees say they have been forgotten – by @PressTV

In March 2002 thirty-nine men– who were sought by Israeli forces for resisting Tel Aviv’s occupation of Palestinian land– took refuge inside the Church of the Nativity in the Occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem. Israeli forces laid a 39-day siege to the Church to capture the activists. The drama ended after a deal was […]

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Gaza Government: “We Never Prevented Muslim Students From Attending Christian Schools”

Tuesday June 18, 2013 09:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Ministry of Education, under the Hamas-led government in the Gaza Strip, denied reports claiming that the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and its government ever prevented Muslim students from attending Christian schools in the coastal region. Image By Radio Bethlehem 2000 The […]

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Israeli colonists write racist slogans on Church: “Christians are slaves”, “Christians are Monkeys”,

 Friday May 31, 2013 12:08 by IMEMC & Agencies Friday May 31 2013, a number of Israeli settlers wrote anti-Christian graffiti on the back wall of a Christian Church, near the southern wall of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. Price Tag Graffiti – Radio Bethlehem 2000 The settlers wrote various vulgar and racist […]

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Father Atallah Hanna, Archbishop in Occupied Jerusalem slams Israel’s actions during Easter and Holy Saturday holiday

[ PIC 07/05/2013 – 11:03 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Father Atallah Hanna, Archbishop of the Palestinian Orthodox Church in occupied Jerusalem, strongly denounced the Israeli arbitrary measures that were taken last Saturday against the Christian worshipers as they were commemorating the Easter day and the Holy Saturday in the old city. In a press […]

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Orthodox groups slam Israel’s restrictions on Christian freedom of worship

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 02:07 PM ] Israeli policemen attack Palestinian Christian worshipers at the Church of the Resurrection OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Palestinian Orthodox institutions expressed their dismay at the Israeli restrictions imposed on the Christian Palestinians and religious events. In a press release on Sunday, the Orthodox institutions accused the Israeli regime and […]

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Saturday

Maan News Agency | May 4, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Thousands of people celebrated the start of Orthodox Easter in Jerusalem and Bethlehem on Saturday. Tens of thousands of worshipers visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City to witness the Holy Fire ceremony, where a lamp is placed on the tomb […]

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Israeli forces deploy in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday

Maan News Agency | May 4, 2013 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces deployed at the the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday as Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter, a Christian official said. Israeli police set up check points and deployed heavily in the Old City, said Dimitri Diliani, head of the […]

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Israeli Settlers Burn Greek Orthodox Church Land In Jerusalem

Monday April 29, 2013 00:35 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Sunday evening April 28, 2013, a group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt a land that belongs to the Greek Orthodox Church in Wadi Hilweh, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem. File – Wadhi Hilweh Information Center The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported that […]

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More zionist crimes against Christianity: Settlers raise Israeli flag over West Bank church

Maan News Agency | April 19, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers on Friday took over a monastery in a village near Ramallah and raised an Israeli flag over the building. Priest Aziz Raei told Ma’an that Israeli settlers used force to occupy the monastery and its adjacent chapel in al-Taybeh, a Christian village in […]

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Settlers desecrate Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

[ PIC 29/03/2013 – 05:36 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Scores of Israeli settlers stormed and desecrated the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday morning, guarded and accompanied by Israeli forces. Local sources said that over 90 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and started provoking the Muslim worshipers who tried to prevent the Israelis from entering […]

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Israel closes the Ibrahimi mosque for two days

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:47 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced that the Ibrahimi mosque in Al-Khalil would be closed before Muslim worshipers for two days starting Wednesday. Local sources said that the IOA informed the Awkaf department in the city with the decision. They said that the mosque would be […]

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Extremist right wing MK Feiglin invites Jews to defile Aqsa Mosque Wednesday during Jewish Passover

[ PIC 26/03/2013 – 01:37 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage said that deputy speaker of the Knesset Moshe Feiglin called on the Jews to defile the Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday to celebrate their Passover festival. In a press release, the Aqsa foundation held the Israeli occupation regime fully […]

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