Middle East

Daniel Oreskes, Michael Aronov, and Anthony Azizi (foreground) with Daniel Jenkins and Jeb Kreager (background). Photo by T. Charles Erickson
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtJune 22, 2017
Like all the best historical narratives, “Oslo” shows the intense fragility and contingency of human affairs
n this Thursday, July 24, 2014 file photo, people walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq.(AP Photo, File)
Politics & Society News
Here's a look at some of the major sites destroyed by IS in Iraq and Syria.
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, speaks near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 7. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
The bill will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants.
Worshippers pray in 2016 at the Church of our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ankawa, Iraq. (CNS photo/Ahmed Jalil, EPA)
Faith News
The Knights of Columbus has begun a nationwide television and digital ad campaign to spread awareness of the situation of Christians in the Middle East and raise funds on their behalf.
Christian women worship together at a Mass at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Dec. 25, 2015. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Khuram Parvez
Faith News
Thousands of Christians in Pakistan are converting to Islam to divorce their spouses under laws stemming from the British colonial period, when traditional morals held sway.
Martyrs Square, Beirut, Lebanon 1982. (Photo via Wikipedia Commons)
Politics & Society News
Assaad Chaftari, who once fought in the name of his Christian faith, is now working for peace alongside those who would have once been his enemies in the Lebanese civil war.