News and updates about Christian Arabs
Palestinian Arab Bethlehem is at war with Christians and Jews
Thousands at Christmas celebrations in Nazareth
Israeli Arab Christians celebrate Christmas in parade that took place in northern city of Nazareth.
From 10000 to 900 Christians: The Arab Spring
Christian Arab from Nazareth joins 'Zehut' party
'Israel is a Jewish state and should remain so. In order for it to be good for all of us, we must agree on this point.'
An inside look at Israel's Christian minority
170,000 Christians held Israeli citizenship as of 2016. 76% were Christian Arabs and the rest were immigrants, most from the former USSR.
Indictment: Ramle man killed daughter over affair with Muslim
Christian Arab man allegedly murdered teenage daughter after she declared her intent to convert to Islam.
'Churches may not sell land to Jews or Zionists'
Churches which sell land to Jews are 'harming stability' and 'betraying the Palestinian nation,' Christian Arab priest says.
40 percent more Arab teachers in public schools
Over three years, the number of public Israeli-Arab teachers has jumped from 420 to 588 - though not everyone is applauding the achievement.
For Christians, it is a choice between Israel and Islamic State
Western silence has condemned Christians to death
Advocate for IDF Soldiers Receives Death Threats
Lawyer Eyal Paltak, who works for Christian soldiers in Nazareth, is receiving rampant death threats from those opposed to IDF service.
The Extinction of Eastern Christianity May Figure Europe’s Own Future
Activist: Prosecute Arab List Head for Incitement
Amit Barak of Im Tirzu accuses Ayman Odeh, head of the United Arab List, of inciting Israeli citizens not to serve in the IDF.
How Christians are Persecuted in the PA
Iraqi Christians Flee after ISIS Ultimatum
Islamists tell Christian community to convert, pay hefty tax - or die.
Sudan Denies Imprisoned Pregnant Woman to be Freed
Rumors of a sudden reversal false, several officials close to the case say.
Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death to be Freed
A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", according to Sudan's foreign ministry.
Pope Francis Calls PA 'State of Palestine'
'Religious, not political' visit takes decidedly political turn Sunday, after PA accuses Israel of 'judaization' and Pope calls PA a state.
Sudan: Death Sentence for Pregnant Woman Not Final
Sudanese parliament speaker says the death verdict for woman who converted to Christianity is in the hands of the judiciary.
Sudanese Woman Given Death for Being Christian
Pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith.
Muslims Stone, Attack Christians at Church
Christian Arabs in the village of El-Khader savagely attacked by local Muslims as they celebrated a Christian holiday.
Church Fires Arab Priest Who Backed IDF Service
Greek Orthodox church dismisses Father Gabriel Nadaf from his post in Nazareth without bothering to summon him.
Liberman Calls for Investigation Against Arab MK
Foreign Minister says MK Basel Ghattas should be investigation over call on Christian Arabs to refuse to enlist.
Jewish Home Buys Balad MK 'A Ticket to Iran'
Young leadership of the Jewish Home suggested the anti-draft MK move to a place where he feels more comfortable.
IDF to Send Optional Draft Notices to Christians
Israel reaches out to Christian Arab recruits by sending optional draft notices - a move with significant political and social potential.
Christians Celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem
Annual pilgrimage to the Holy Sephulcre commences along the Via Dolorosa.
Christian Suffering Stands in Way of Middle East Peace
Syrian Rebel Forces Extorting Christian Population
Document surfaces showing Al Qaeda group charging 'protection tax' for Christians stuck in war-torn Raqqa.
MK to Pope: Stop Christian Arab IDF Recruitment
MK Basel Ghattas submits plea to Vatican to stem rise in Christian Arab recruitment to IDF before upcoming visit.
'Zoabi Expresses Herself Like a Mob Member Would'
Forum for Christian IDF Soldiers files complaint against MK Hanin Zoabi, after threats against their representative in Knesset.
Edelstein Nixes Knesset Christmas Tree
Edelstein nixes Christian Arab MK’s request for an official Christmas tree in Knesset entrance.
IDF, PA Coordinate Christmas Merriment
IDF agrees to relax security so Christians living under PA can celebrate with family in Israel.
Report: Iranian Man Jailed for Christianity
An Iranian Christian has been sent to jail for proselytizing and ‘illegal’ home worship.
Egypt's Islamist Rage Targets Christians
Pro-Morsi rioters set fire to Christian youth center, church.
Christian Leader: 'We Want to Defend the State'
In meeting with PM, Father Gabriel Nadaf reaffirms his commitment to Christian Arab integration into Israeli society.
Hamas Bans Co-Ed Schools, Christians Concerned
A new law passed banning co-ed schools in Gaza leaves Christians fearful that their schools are in danger of closure.