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Author Terence Ascott

Some six days before the fall of Mosul and seven before the capture of Tikrit by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) insurgents, Baghdad itself—only 87 miles away—already seemed a city under siege. Any institutions of strategic value—government buildings, TV and radio stations, and banks—were hidden behind ugly blast walls and razor wire. […] Read More

2011 began with high expectations for new freedoms and prosperity across much of the Arab world. Three years on, there is a palpable sense of disappointment and frustration. Egypt has been through two revolutions, has had a failed experiment with political Islam and is now dealing with a low-level insurgency from recently outlawed members of […] Read More

Many of us involved in Christian ministry in Egypt are appalled at the misunderstandings about the situation in Egypt being propagated by even normally balanced international media like the BBC, and the way it has, in general, portrayed the Muslim Brotherhood as the victims of injustice. So, on behalf of myself, Ramez Atallah (general secretary […] Read More