The Giant Dwarf Tree of Lebanon, Our Amazing Ramona Sfeir


This Middle East story is one I have wanted to bring to my readers for a long time. Ramona Sfeir […]

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Three Reasons Why We Need a Department of Peace Right Now


Three Reasons. . . Four Thousand Middle Eastern Women Recently a group of 20 Israeli women set off from northern […]

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The Only Friend I Have in Mosul, A Middle Eastern Story


A long time ago we knew a young Iraqi whom I remembered today while reading the news. His name was […]

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An Urgent Message About Syria, From Those Who Know Aleppo


  The truth about what is happening in Syria is complicated, full of contradictions and hard to know. The truth […]

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In Beirut or Altadena, a Lebanese Man on a Mission


This story is contributed by Alastair Greeves, former auditor for World Vision International. The friend he speaks of here is […]

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Wanted: A President in Pursuit of Peace


 Before you read this article, I want you to know that I wrote with some ignorance and what I have […]

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My Friend Ghassan, A Lebanese Story


The story is contributed by Dr. David King When I first met him, Ghassan Khalaf was a lanky 19 year-old […]

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Islamophobic Accusations and the Need to Be Discerning


  Years ago there was a well-known writer whose opinions appeared in some big magazines. After I read enough of […]

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From Lebanon and Bangladesh, Christian and Muslim, An American Tragedy


Two incredible wrongs were done, two crimes committed. Two men are in prison, charged with these crimes, but I am […]

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Middle East in Turmoil Is Opportunity for Christian Service in Lebanon


When I learned that Marion Osgood was going to Lebanon, I controlled my jealousy by asking her write a story […]

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