July 01, 2021
The Arab Conquests by Justin Marozzi Apollo, £18.99, 256 pages  Between 634 and 750 AD, Arabs created an empire larger than those of Alexander the Great or Rome, stretching from the Pyrenees to the Himalayas. This global turning point is brilliantly narrated by Justin Marozzi in his latest book, with over 100 illustrations. A suitable
March 15, 2021
March 15th is widely used as a date to mark the beginning of the war, which erupted in 2011 when demonstrations against the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad began in cities across the country.
January 29, 2021
The West has forgotten the people of Syria because of the coronavirus, Sister Annie Demerjian told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in need.
January 22, 2021
ISIS destroyed the village church of Tel Hormiz, one of the last homes of the Church of the East. Sam Sweeney Reports
January 21, 2021
In two letters, politicians, senior clergy and heads of aid organisations from around the world urged US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to end their economic sanctions on Syria. Citing an appeal at the end of December from the UN Special Rapporteur on Unilateral Coercieve Measures, Prof. Alena Douhan, they called
December 08, 2020
"It gives us great hope," the Chaldean Patriarch said, "to hear [Pope Francis's] speeches and his encouragement to remain in our land."
May 03, 2018
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