The Region

Mosul

The Immigrant Mind: The Future Of Mosul

By Luma Simms Thursday, July 20, 2017

On July 10, Iraq declared victory in the fight to reclaim Mosul. Now, who rebuilds that city’s souls and stones will set the course of the future.

Exodus Is Not The Answer: Why Christianity Must Be Preserved in the Middle East

By Naofa Noll Monday, July 17, 2017

For the second time in less than a century, people of a faith born in the land of Israel are…

Druse

Our Druse Neighbors

By Faydra Shapiro

From The Jerusalem Post: Haiel Stawi reminds us that Israel is a place more diverse, more complex and more beautiful than we could ever possibly know.

Israeli

Mideast Weekly Roundup

By Jessie Owen Payne Saturday, July 15, 2017

A historic water deal between the Israeli and Palestinian nations has been brokered, and the Pentagon confirms the death of the ISIS leader in Afghanistan.

Christians

A Statement About Our Work With Middle East Christians

By Robert Nicholson Friday, July 14, 2017

10 points to clarify, once and for all, the principles and priorities that guide The Philos Project Philos in our work with Middle Eastern Christians.

Assyrian

Turkey Uncensored: The Fate of Assyrian Christian Churches and Monasteries

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Turkish government has recently seized numerous properties belonging to Assyrian Christians. But this wasn’t the first time.

Kurds

Infographic: Who Are the Kurds?

By Erin Rodewald Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Presenting an infographic on the Kurds, an at-a-glance view of a complex and pivotal player in the unfolding drama of the Middle East.

Erdoğan

Turkey Uncensored: Erdoğan’s Unbridled Aggression

By Uzay Bulut Monday, July 10, 2017

Why did Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Washington, D.C. culminate in an attack on peaceful demonstrators? Why is he so nakedly repressive on foreign soil?

city

Mideast Weekly Roundup

By Jessie Owen Payne Saturday, July 8, 2017

This week, Narendra Modi became the first sitting Indian prime minister to visit Israel and ISIS comes closer to losing the city of Mosul. This and more.

Western

Jerusalem Notebook: A Quest for Peace at Jerusalem’s Western Wall

By Lela Gilbert Thursday, July 6, 2017

A look at the Western Wall in light of recent events: Who can worship there? Where and how should they worship? And what forms of worship are acceptable?