Articles tagged: Middle East
WITNESSING TO CHRIST IN THE MIDDLE OF A WAR ZONE
Sister Nabila Saleh continues to be a Christian missionary in the middle of a war zone. As Principal of the Rosary Sisters School in Gaza, she was recently interviewed on SAT-7’s weekly current affairs program, You are Not Alone, witnessing to Christ through her perseverance and service.
SENIOR MIDDLE EAST CHURCH LEADERS COMMEND THE MINISTRY OF SAT-7
Senior church leaders from the Middle East have commended the work of SAT-7 on its 25th anniversary of broadcasting, speaking of the ministry’s vision and impact as well as the crucial need for its witness in the region today.
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
Experiencing Jesus’ love while battling COVID-19
“I strongly felt the presence of Jesus with me during my long days in self-isolation, after I fell ill with COVID-19. I felt His care for me as if I were sleeping in His arms,” Presenter Karen Khoury recently shared her story on SAT-7 KIDS, to encourage viewers and counter a message many encounter – that contracting the virus is cause of shame.
LOOKING BACK ON CAIRO’S STRANGE SUMMER
As countries around the world adapt to post-lockdown life, SAT-7 Egypt journalist Mary Joseph reflects on an unusual summer in Cairo, where the usually bustling streets went still. While many Egyptians flocked to beaches, those who stayed in Cairo faced a strange new reality – and for Mary, the only comfort to be found was in the Church.
“MUCH WORK TO BE DONE” FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN THE MENA
While some news headlines show hope and progress, others reveal there is still a long road ahead in the fight for gender equality and opportunities for women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As part of the efforts towards change, SAT-7 continues to beam messages for educating viewers, advocating for the marginalised, and encouraging new perspectives.
SAT-7 STANDS AGAINST CHILD LABOUR IN THE MIDDLE EAST
On this World Day Against Child Labour (12 June), SAT-7 stands against the life-destroying exploitation of child workers. Our channels raise awareness among viewers in the Middle East who may encounter this injustice every day – including in Iran, where thousands of children are forced to scratch out a living on the streets.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AS LOCKDOWN CONTINUES
SAT-7 provides a health lifeline for viewers across its four channels with programs such as the new SAT-7 ACADEMY health education series Dr Bee, airing on SAT-7 ARABIC, and other initiatives that are helping families in isolation eat well, stay active, and stay healthy across the Middle East.