Tag Archive for Christians in the Middle East


Lord Hylton

Well-known British journalists write on Syria from the safety of Istanbul, Beirut and Cairo.  Few actually get inside the country, so their information is gained at second-hand, often from Al Jazira and Al Arabiyah broadcasts, which reflect the views of Qatar and Saudi Arabia respectively. Some members of the House of Lords, however, have tried…

Christians in the Middle East

Lord Hylton

On two successive evening this week I went to meetings in London about churches of Iran and Egypt.  These are the two states, with Turkey, that have the largest populations and are pivots of the region.  At the Iranian meeting a young woman spoke who had been imprisonned for her faith. A moving letter was…