Category - middle east

  • 19 Aug 2013

    There must be a full, impartial and effective investigation into the shocking loss of life that has taken place in Egypt over the last week, say critics.

  • 15 Aug 2013

    The government has said it is deeply concerned at events in Cairo, but it has still failed to announce an embargo on arms sales to Egypt.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    The latest Middle East Analysis podcasts from Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian feature a comprehensive four-part analysis of some of the key developments in the region.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    Starting with 25 January 2011, symbolic date of the Egyptian revolution, and 30 June 2013, the symptomatic date of a ‘coup’ or ‘second revolution’, the internet has been full of observations, cogitations, explanations and justifications about events in Cairo, Ismailia, Suez, Alexandria, Sinai and other parts of this history-rich country. Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian looks at what is happening, and the varied responses it has elicited.

  • 5 Jun 2013

    Our valued associate Dr Harry Hagopian has been as busy as ever in travelling, advising, writing and broadcasting on the ever developing events across the Middle East and North Africa region.

  • 5 Jun 2013

    As in the case of Palestine, and unless the international community oversteps its most prurient interests and comes together to help Syria emerge from its current violence, we could well end up with a failed state that is not too distant from the Somali experience, says regional expert and observer Dr Harry Hagopian. We could indeed witness the fragmentation of the country, as many Syrians currently claim is slowly, inexorably happening. Yet there is still room for manoeuvre and hope.

  • 29 May 2013

    Participants in an international conference on Christian presence in the Middle East have issued a statement supporting two abducted Metropolitans from Aleppo.

  • 29 May 2013

    A World Council of Churches conference has issued a joint statement calling the churches and agencies to solidarity with Middle East Christians.

  • 28 May 2013

    The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has spoken on behalf of the global body in solidarity with Christians in the Arab world.

  • 26 May 2013

    In this Middle East Analysis podcast (25 May 2013), Dr Harry Hagopian looks once more at the ongoing turmoil and bloodshed in Syria.