LIVE GUESTS FROM IRAN OPEN NEW DOORS ON INSIDERS
SAT-7 PARS’ live women’s program Insiders has begun hosting guest experts from inside Iran to speak on social issues for the first time. This development, which demonstrates the program’s existing broad appeal and credibility, will help raise its profile and create new opportunities for engagement with viewers.
SAT-7’S PROGRAMMING WINS AWARD FOR “INNOVATIVE OUTREACH”
SAT-7 has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators. SAT-7 received NRB’s International Media Award for 2021 — one of a slate of awards presented to Christian organisations that excel in their field and share the Gospel with the greatest effect.
TURNING TO THE CROSS IN A SECOND PANDEMIC EASTER
As many countries face a new surge of COVID-19, SAT-7’s special Easter programming in Arabic, Farsi, and Turkish helps viewers find new hope and life at the foot of the Cross.
SAT-7 VIEWERS EXPRESS HOPE DURING PAPAL VISIT TO IRAQ
As SAT-7 ARABIC broadcast live coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq and his meetings with authorities and religious figures, viewers watching shared messages of hope and gratitude on social media.
SAT-7 SHARES INSPIRING STORIES OF WOMEN FOR MOTHER’S DAY
As spring begins, many in the Middle East celebrate Mother’s Day, an important event that celebrates all women, not only those with children. Flowers and presents are exchanged between daughters and their mothers, mothers-in-law, sisters, and aunts, and even between friends.
NEW HOPE AT NOWRUZ
On 20 March, the Persian-speaking world will celebrate Nowruz, or New Year, under pandemic restrictions. With its celebration of spring and new beginnings, Nowruz has a deeper meaning for Christians as they reflect on their new life in Christ. This year, special programming on SAT-7 PARS helps them celebrate in isolation.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE: SYRIAN REFUGEES
It is ten years since the beginning of the violence in Syria, which started when major conflict broke out on 15 March 2011, following protests which were part of the wider “Arab Spring”. A recent episode of SAT-7’s program You are Not Alone has reminded viewers that the violence and displacement being experienced by Syrians remains grave and that the most vulnerable continue to suffer the most.
INNOVATION TO MITIGATE EDUCATIONAL FALL-OUT AFTER A DECADE OF CONFLICT IN SYRIA
A decade into the Syrian Civil War, a humanitarian crisis continues to beleaguer Syrians and refugee host countries. Tenuous infrastructures and economies are buckling farther under the pressure of pandemic shutdowns. The educational brand SAT-7 ACADEMY adapts, mobilising cutting-edge instructional models to support children.