Writings by Topic: Anti-Christianism

Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
Terror Threat Forces Christmas Closure of Ancient Egyptian Monastery Coptic Solidarity January 5, 2018
Christian Worship Is 'Worse than Murder and Bloodshed,' Says Egyptian Cleric Coptic Solidarity December 14, 2016
Egypt: Potentially Deadly Church Attack Thwarted Coptic Solidarity November 29, 2016
The Forced Conversion of Christians in Gaza Coptic Solidarity October 24, 2016
U.S. Muslim Activist: Egyptian Christians Waging 'War against Islam' Coptic Solidarity September 28, 2016
Coptic Bishop: Egypt's Christians Attacked 'Every 2-3 Days' Coptic Solidarity July 22, 2016
Egyptian Muslims Strip Naked, Beat, and Parade Elderly Christian Woman RaymondIbrahim.com May 26, 2016
Leading Muslim Cleric: Coptic Christians Are 'Criminal, Aggressive, and Oppressive' Coptic Solidarity April 5, 2016
Egypt: Another Christian Killed in His Military Unit, Supposedly by "Suicide" Raymondibrahim.com February 22, 2016
Al Azhar Promotes Abuse of and Discrimination for Christians Coptic Solidarity January 20, 2016
Muslims 'Have Nothing Whatsoever to do with Terrorism'? The Gatestone Institute December 30, 2015
Open Letter to President Obama about Christmas Bells in the Middle East Markdurie.com December 27, 2015
In Egypt, Another Christian Soldier Dies under 'Mysterious' Circumstances Jihad Watch November 30, 2015
Ignoring Muslim Persecution of Christians The Gatestone Institute November 5, 2015
Christians Burn While Pope Worries about 'Worldly' Matters The Gatestone Institute August 3, 2015
U.S. State Dept. Blocks Christians from Testifying about Islamist Persecution The Gatestone Institute July 27, 2015
Both ISIS and Iraqi Authorities Abuse Christians Raymondibrahim.com June 25, 2015
Islamic State Transforms Cathedral into 'Mosque of Jihadis' Raymondibrahim.com June 25, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Egypt Reinstates Notorious Hate Preacher FrontPage Magazine September 4, 2019
Muslim Desecration of Christian Graves: A Global Trend The Gatestone Institute August 22, 2019
When and Why Muslim Friends Betray FrontPage Magazine August 4, 2019
Systematic Discrimination: Christians Under Egyptian Rule FrontPage Magazine July 30, 2019
The Suppressed Plight of Palestinian Christians The Gatestone Institute June 13, 2019
Jihad Against the Crucifix PJ Media June 6, 2019
'Reconciling' Egypt's Coptic Christians to Second-Class Status Coptic Solidarity May 14, 2019
Christian Martyrs of Islamic Jihad: An Ongoing Phenomenon American Thinker March 8, 2019
"We Will Teach You a Lesson": Extremist Persecution of Christians, November 2018 Gatestone Institute January 27, 2019
Desert Mirage of Egyptian Cathedral Fools Mike Pompeo Coptic Solidarity January 17, 2019
The Annihilation of Iraq's Christian Minority Gatestone Institute October 28, 2018
"Genocide Against Christians" Gatestone Institute October 14, 2018
Iran's Idea of Human Rights: Persecute Christians Gatestone Institute October 7, 2018
"Al Shabaab Are Now Hunting down the Children in Mogadishu" Gatestone Institute September 23, 2018
Christians Murdered as Punishment "for Disbelief" Gatestone Institute September 9, 2018
Be Cursed Forever: Extremist Persecution of Christians, January 2018 Gatestone Institute August 5, 2018
Egypt's Islamized 'Hippocratic Oath' Pajamas Media July 19, 2018
Egypt Tries To Reconcile 'Coptic' Churches To Non-Existence Raymondibrahim.com June 16, 2018
Islam's 'Slow Motion' Genocide of Christians FrontPage Magazine March 12, 2018
YouTube: Keeping Americans in the Dark on Radical Islam FrontPage Magazine January 26, 2018
215 Million Christians Persecuted, Mostly by Muslims The Gatestone Institute January 21, 2018
Why Professing Christ Is Becoming a 'Hate Crime' in the West FrontPage Magazine January 12, 2018
Dhimmis No More: Christians' Trauma in the Middle East The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East January 2018
Turkey's Genocide Denial: Four Narratives The Armenian Weekly September 8, 2017
Turkey's Mass Persecution of Christians and Kurds in Diyarbakır The Gatestone Institute September 4, 2017
Many Muslims Need to Do Some Soul-Searching The Toronto Sun June 13, 2017
Turkey Arrests Kurdish Activist for Armenian Genocide Posts The Armenian Weekly May 30, 2017
Why Is Easter a Magnet for Islamist Violence? FrontPage Magazine April 17, 2017
A New Genocide for Egypt's Christians? FrontPage Magazine March 2, 2017
Muhammad and the Virgin Mary: A Match Made in Heaven? FrontPage Magazine February 10, 2017
Justifying Genocide: Ihrig on Germany and the Armenians from Bismarck to Hitler H-Soz-Kult January 19, 2017
Egypt's Deadliest Church Attack The Gatestone Institute December 12, 2016
Muslim Aversion to Non-Muslim Rule and the Jakarta Riots The New English Review November 2016
Western Leaders: Pressure Saudis to Give Christians Religious Rights The Hill November 1, 2016
Red Alert! Protestant Couple 'Security Threat' to Turkey! The Gatestone Institute October 22, 2016
Unprecedented: Hungary Opens Office for Persecuted Christians FrontPage Magazine October 14, 2016
Meet the World's 'Most Influential Muslim' FrontPage Magazine August 24, 2016
Insult after Injury: Egypt's Muslim-Christian 'Reconciliation Meetings' Coptic Solidarity August 11, 2016
'Prove You're Muslim or Die!' PJ Media July 11, 2016
Bring Christian and Yazidi Refugees from the Muslim World First New York Post June 30, 2016
Religious Intolerance in the Gulf States Middle East Quarterly Summer 2016
The Jihad on Christian Church Tents The Gatestone Institute May 15, 2016
How Islam Erases Christianity from History PJ Media April 21, 2016
ISIS or Islam: Which Breeds Terrorism? PJ Media April 7, 2016
Christians in Islamic World Face Holy Week Massacres AL.com April 7, 2016
Blasphemy Convictions Intensify in Sisi's Egypt The Gatestone Institute April 6, 2016
Why Islamic State's Ancient Jihadi Tactics Shock the West FrontPage Magazine February 26, 2016
Egypt's 'Security Threat': Churches The Gatestone Institute February 15, 2016
America's Hidden Jihad The Washington Times December 22, 2015
The Logic of Islamic Intolerance FrontPage Magazine December 1, 2015
Obama's Religious Test for Compassion The American Thinker November 23, 2015
Washington Won't Arm Christians Fighting ISIS FrontPage Magazine November 18, 2015
Who's Oppressing Palestinian Christians? Georgetown Lecture Blames Israel Jihad Watch October 21, 2015
Christians Persecuted by Muslims Even in the West The Gatestone Institute October 20, 2015
Obama Throws Christian Refugees to the Lions The Gatestone Institute September 24, 2015
Why Are Christian Soldiers in Egypt Harassed and Killed? PJ Media September 8, 2015
Islamist "Justice" for Christian Mother in Pakistan The Gatestone Institute July 26, 2015
When (and Why) Good Muslim Neighbors Turn Bad FrontPage Magazine July 8, 2015
Where Is the Pope's Encyclical on Christian Persecution? FrontPage Magazine June 25, 2015
Turkish Islamists Target Historic Hagia Sophia Church The Gatestone Institute June 2, 2015
Islamic Jizya: Fact and Fiction FrontPage Magazine May 28, 2015
Egyptian Bishop: Security Services Complicit in Anti-Christian Violence Coptic Solidarity May 4, 2015
Islamic Genocide of Christians: Past and Present PJ Media April 26, 2015
Obama Breaks Promise on 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide FrontPage Magazine April 24, 2015
Muslims Must Admit Armenian Genocide The Toronto Sun April 21, 2015
ISIS to Western Christians: "You Won't Have Safety ... Until You Embrace Islam" The Christian Post April 20, 2015
Islamic State Executes Ethiopian Christians for Not Paying Jizya (Tribute) RaymondIbrahim.com April 19, 2015
Genocide, Nazi Popes, and the Turkish Imagination The Gatestone Institute April 16, 2015
Another Violent Easter in the Islamic World Human Events April 9, 2015
Jihadis Seek to Cleanse Pakistan of Christians PJ Media March 21, 2015
Hatred as an Article of Faith Quadrant February 23, 2015
Libya's War on Christians FrontPage Magazine February 17, 2015
Should Islam Be Banned for Blasphemy? Raymondibrahim.com February 12, 2015
Obama: We're No Better than Islamic State FrontPage Magazine February 6, 2015
Muslim and Non-Muslim Persecution of Christians, Compared Breitbart February 5, 2015
Brushing Aside Media Criticism, Egypt's Sisi Preaches Tolerance PJ Media January 13, 2015
Christians are a Litmus Test of Libya's Decline FrontPage Magazine January 12, 2015
The Western Media and Muslim-on-Muslim Violence FrontPage Magazine December 29, 2014
Imagine No Religion: The Western Media and Islamic Terror FrontPage Magazine December 19, 2014
Turkish Textbooks and the Armenian Genocide The Armenian Weekly December 4, 2014
The Koran and Eternal War Veritas International Enterprise November 26, 2014
Arab Uprisings May Doom Middle East Christians Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Raped and Slaughtered: Muslim Persecution of Christians, April, 2014 The Gatestone Institute August 31, 2014
World Ignores Christian Exodus from Islamic World The Gatestone Institute August 6, 2014
Presbyterian Church USA Criticizes Israel, Ignores Christian Persecution CBN News July 27, 2014
Sudan Mother's Case 'Tip of the Iceberg' on Islamic Persecution CBN News June 6, 2014
Islam: 'Appalling and Abhorrent' in the Eyes of a Blind World? Human Events May 21, 2014
Lessons Learned from the 'Brave German Woman' CBN News May 7, 2014
The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels CBN News April 15, 2014
Why 'Moderate Islam' is an Oxymoron CBN News March 24, 2014
Western Ignorance of the 'Conditions of Omar' PJ Media March 22, 2014
Why the Media Doesn't Cover Jihadist Attacks on Middle East Christians The Torch Winter 2014
Why Are Christians the World's Most Persecuted Group? FrontPageMagazine.com February 28, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham's dhimmi pact for the Christians of Raqqa province Syria Comment February 26, 2014
Kidnapped Nuns No Longer Bear the Cross World Magazine February 18, 2014
The Simple Wisdom of Arab Dictators FrontPageMagazine.com February 7, 2014
Al-Qaeda: Defender of Christians? PJ Media February 4, 2014
Kerry Boasts of 'Pluralistic' Syria Once Assad Gone Raymondibrahim.com January 23, 2014
The U.S. and Christian Persecution National Review Online January 18, 2014
The Existential Elephant in the 'Christian Persecution' Room CBN News January 17, 2014
'Largest Massacre of Christians in Syria' Ignored November 21, 2013
Exploiting Christian Persecution to Demonize Israel Human Events November 5, 2013
Murdered Christian Children FrontPageMagazine.com October 23, 2013
Nigeria: Where Jihad and Christian Persecution Run Rampant October 1, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: July, 2013 Gatestone Institute September 19, 2013
Russian Patriarch to Obama: Syria's Christians Nearing 'Extermination' PJ Media September 18, 2013
Vote for Me Or Else Gatestone Institute September 17, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: June, 2013 Gatestone Institute September 11, 2013
Egypt: Christians Killed for Ransom September 2, 2013
Al Qaeda Flag Flies High Above Christian Churches Gatestone Institute August 7, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: May, 2013 Gatestone Institute July 30, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: April, 2013 Gatestone Institute July 24, 2013
Muslim Brotherhood Out, Killing Christians In Gatestone Institute July 9, 2013
Obama's Proxy War on Mideast Christians PJ Media June 27, 2013
Obama to Egyptian Christians: Don't Protest the Brotherhood FrontPageMagazine.com June 25, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: March, 2013 Gatestone Institute June 12, 2013
Jihad on Egypt's Christian Children Gatestone Institute June 3, 2013
Islam's Hatred of the Non-Muslim Middle East Quarterly Summer 2013
Islamic Forced Conversions - Past and Present The Blaze May 16, 2013
The Mass Exodus of Christians from the Muslim World Fox News May 7, 2013
Iran's American Prisoner Human Events April 30, 2013
Death to Churches Under Islam The Inquisitr April 25, 2013
The Siege of Egypt's St. Mark Cathedral Gatestone Institute April 22, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: February, 2013 Gatestone Institute April 18, 2013
Islam's Collective Punishment of Christians Investigative Project on Terrorism April 18, 2013
An Islamic Declaration of War on Christianity FrontPageMagazine.com April 17, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: January, 2013 Gatestone Institute March 27, 2013
The Threat of Islamic Betrayal American Thinker March 27, 2013
Obama's New Libya FrontPageMagazine.com March 13, 2013
Hatred of Christians Unleashed in Libya FrontPageMagazine.com March 6, 2013
Mass Arrest and Torture of Christians in Libya FrontPageMagazine.com March 1, 2013
Death for Preaching Christ in 'Liberated' Libya FrontPageMagazine.com February 22, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: December, 2012 Gatestone Institute February 6, 2013
Muslim Persecution of Christians: November, 2012 Gatestone Institute February 1, 2013
Yemen's Forgotten Christians Gatestone Institute January 29, 2013
Egyptian Cleric Threatens Christian Copts with Genocide Gatestone Institute December 28, 2012
Egypt's Christians: Caught in the Middle Gatestone Institute December 19, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: October, 2012 Gatestone Institute December 7, 2012
Why Christian Persecution Is Islam's Achilles' Heel FrontPageMagazine.com November 30, 2012
Egypt's Government and Media Conspire against Christian Copts Gatestone Institute November 2, 2012
Christians in Syria The Henry Jackson Society November 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: September, 2012 Gatestone Institute October 31, 2012
Humanitarian Hypocrisy Investigative Project on Terrorism October 26, 2012
The Rape and Murder of Pakistan's Christian Children Investigative Project on Terrorism October 17, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: August, 2012 Gatestone Institute October 7, 2012
Egypt's Christians: Distraught and Displaced Investigative Project on Terrorism October 5, 2012
The Tip of the Iceberg of Christian Persecution Investigative Project on Terrorism September 10, 2012
The Collective Punishment of Egypt's Christian Copts Coptic Solidarity September 6, 2012
Egypt: Kill a Christian, Collect a Reward Gatestone Institute September 4, 2012
Victimization of Egypt's Christians Worse After Revolution Jihad Watch September 4, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: July, 2012 Gatestone Institute August 31, 2012
Ramadan: Islam's 'Holy Month' of Christian Oppression Investigative Project on Terrorism August 24, 2012
U.S. Distorts Nigerian Jihad on Christians Gatestone Institute August 20, 2012
Obama Administration's War on Persecuted Christians Investigative Project on Terrorism August 2, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: June, 2012 Gatestone Institute July 26, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: May, 2012 Gatestone Institute June 29, 2012
Robert Fisk Demonizes Mideast's Persecuted Christians PJ Media June 28, 2012
A Tale of Two American Martyrs FrontPageMagazine.com June 12, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: April, 2012 Gatestone Institute May 18, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: March, 2012 Gatestone Institute April 25, 2012
How the Media Whitewashes Muslim Persecution of Christians Gatestone Institute April 13, 2012
Death to Churches Gatestone Institute April 11, 2012
Syrian disinformation about Christian persecution Ha'aretz April 6, 2012
Courtroom Terror Gatestone Institute April 5, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: February, 2012 Stonegate Institute March 16, 2012
Saudi Grand Mufti Calls for "Destruction of All Churches in Region" Jihad Watch March 14, 2012
Islam's Tradition of Breaking the Cross Stonegate Institute March 9, 2012
A New Year of 'Dhimmitude' for Egypt's Copts Stonegate Institute February 17, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: January 2012 Stonegate Institute February 9, 2012
Why The President Should Speak Out Against Religious Persecution Christian Solidarity International January 23, 2012
Christmas Under Islam PJ Media January 17, 2012
Muslim Persecution of Christians: December, 2011 Stonegate Institute January 5, 2012
Nigeria's Christmas Present: Blown Up Christians Hudson New York December 28, 2011
Muslim Persecution of Christians: November 2011 Hudson New York December 21, 2011
Iraq's Christians Near Extinction FrontPageMagazine.com December 21, 2011
The Specter of Jizya Returns to Egypt Jihad Watch December 15, 2011
Muslim Persecution of Christians: October, 2011 Hudson New York November 17, 2011
Why Does the Crucifix "Provoke" Muslims? Hudson New York November 2, 2011
Egypt's Massacre of Christians Hudson New York October 31, 2011
Top Muslim Declares All Christians 'Infidels' Pajamas Media October 28, 2011
Preserving Iraq's Assyrians: Federalism Assyrian International News Agency October 24, 2011
Hillary Clinton Promises to Save Egypt's Christians? Jihad Watch October 13, 2011
Muslim Persecution of Christians: September, 2011 Hudson New York October 12, 2011
The Egyptian Military's Crimes Against Humanity Hudson New York October 11, 2011
Egypt: Destroying Churches, One at a Time Hudson New York October 10, 2011
Islamism's Predictability Jihad Watch October 6, 2011
Islam's History of Forced Conversions Pajamas Media September 29, 2011
Running for Their Lives Jihad Watch September 28, 2011
Kurdish-Christian rivalries The Kurdistan Tribune September 25, 2011
The State Department's Skewed Standards Jihad Watch September 23, 2011
The Real Iran Hudson New York September 21, 2011
Why 'Christian' Persecution? Jihad Watch September 9, 2011
Muslim Persecution of Christians: August, 2011 Hudson New York September 7, 2011
This Month in Muslim Persecution of Christians: July FrontPageMagazine.com August 12, 2011
Casual Hate: The Subtle Side of Christian Persecution FrontPageMagazine.com July 20, 2011
Egypt: Desire for Money - Jizya - Prompts Attacks on Christians FrontPageMagazine.com July 6, 2011
Islamists Project Islam's Worst Traits onto Christians FrontPageMagazine.com May 25, 2011
Conversion, Adultery, and Savagery Strike Egypt FrontPageMagazine.com May 23, 2011
Muslim 'Inferiority Complex' Kills Christians FrontPageMagazine.com May 14, 2011
Islam's Christian Scapegoats FrontPageMagazine.com April 29, 2011
The Silent Extermination of Iraq's 'Christian Dogs' FrontPageMagazine.com April 19, 2011
Destroying One Koran vs. Destroying Many Christians FrontPageMagazine.com April 8, 2011
Muslim Jihad in Christian Ethiopia FrontPageMagazine.com March 28, 2011
No 'Revolution' for Egypt's Christians FrontPageMagazine.com March 22, 2011
Mosques Flourish in America; Churches Perish in Muslim World Pajamas Media March 3, 2011
Turkey's Christians under Siege Middle East Quarterly Spring 2011
Is the Media 'Fair and Balanced' on Christian Persecution? Pajamas Media January 23, 2011
Copts Pay the Price DanielPipes.org January 12, 2011
Islamists Target Christians 'Wherever They Can Reach Them' Pajamas Media December 3, 2010
Islamists Accuse Egypt's Christians of Behaving Like... Islamists? Hudson New York October 28, 2010
Egypt Cuts a Deal: Christians Fed to Muslim 'Lions' Hudson New York October 18, 2010
Unprecedented: Egyptian Government Suppresses Christian Doctrine Pajamas Media June 16, 2010
Dissident Watch: Mohammed Hegazy Middle East Quarterly Winter 2010
The Coptic Conundrum American Thinker August 16, 2008
Islam's 'Public Enemy #1' National Review Online March 25, 2008
Anti-Christian Crusade National Review Online November 30, 2007
Saudi Arabian Airlines Cleans Up Its Act FrontPageMagazine.com August 31, 2007
Uniting to Exclude Saudi Arabian Airlines New York Sun August 21, 2007
Coptic minorities fleeing religious persecution in Egypt Private Papers June 21, 2007
Islam gets concessions; infidels get conquered Los Angeles Times December 5, 2006
The Vatican Confronts Islam Jerusalem Post July 5, 2006
Christianity Dying in Its Birthplace New York Sun September 13, 2005
What Are Islamic Schools Teaching? New York Sun March 29, 2005
Christians Disappearing From Iraq New York Sun August 24, 2004
[Pakistani Christians and] A War Against What? New York Post October 1, 2002
Editors' Introduction: Why a Special Issue? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Conversion to Christianity Is a Capital Offense Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Egypt - Persecution Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Sudan - Civil War and Genocide Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Prince El-Hassan bin Talal: "Jordanian Christians are Fully Integrated" Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Christians in the American Court System Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Are Christian Enclaves the Solution? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Syria and Iraq – Repression Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Israel and the Territories - Disappearance Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
Arab Christians as Symbol Middle East Quarterly Winter 2001
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
As Iran Frees American Pastor, Persecution of Iranian Christians Rages On JNS January 29, 2016
Interview with Raymond Ibrahim: Mideast a Preview for Western Christians The National Review April 21, 2015
Christians Under Attack In the Market with Janet Parshall March 3, 2014
Has Syria Got a Prayer? National Review Online September 7, 2013
Copts under the Gun: Religious Freedom in Egypt National Review Online July 2, 2013
The Plight Of Egypt's Coptic Christians The Inquisitr March 29, 2012
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Muslim Brotherhood's Jihad against the Coptic Church Trinity Symposia November 13, 2013
The Jihad Against Christians in the Middle East Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa October 12, 2012
How the Mubarak Regime Enables the Persecution of Egypt's Copts MEF Wire February 26, 2010
Press Releases
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Migrant Crisis Dominates Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2015 News from the Middle East Forum January 11, 2016
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The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs
by Martin Mosebach
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2019
Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World
by Christian C. Sahner
Middle East Quarterly Spring 2019
Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide, a History
by Joseph Yacoub
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2017
The Last Supper: The Plight of Christians in Arab Lands
by Klaus Wivel
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2016
Christian-Muslim Relations in Egypt: Politics, Society and Interfaith Encounters
by Henrik Lindberg Hansen
Middle East Quarterly Spring 2016
The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era
by Sebastian Elsässer
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2015
Green Crescent over Nazareth: The Displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land
by Raphael Israeli
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2002
The Body and the Blood: The Holy Land's Christians at the Turn of a New Millennium, A Reporter's Journey
by Charles M. Sennott
Middle East Quarterly Fall 2002
In the Lion's Den: A Shocking Account of Persecution and Martyrdom of Christians Today & How We Should Respond
by Nina Shea
Middle East Quarterly September 1997