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21-Aug-2015

Standing room only at remote Algerian church

How early would you be willing to get out of bed to go to church on a Sunday morning? New believers in remote communities in Algeria have to get up at 5am to get transport up to the mountains for their weekly service - b..

18-Aug-2015

Offering much-needed hope on Independence Day in Afghanistan

As Afghanistan prepares to mark its 96th Independence Day (19 August 2015), a special edition of SAT-7 PARS’ Secret of Life programme will offer hope to viewers who are increasingly desperate for peace. SAT-..

31-Jul-2015

Needle and Thread exposes racism in Egypt

SAT-7 ARABIC women’s magazine Needle and Thread ventured into new grounds last month when it dedicated an episode to discuss the problems facing Sudanese refugees in Egypt, especially discrimination, exploitati..

09-Jul-2015

SAT-7 KIDS team inspired by orphans in South Sudan

Team inspired by youngsters’ faith and joy Meeting people who have suffered gravely but who continue to praise God generously is always humbling - and especially so when they are children. In war-ravaged..

16-Jun-2015

SAT-7 joins A World at School education campaign

SAT-7 JOINS A WORLD AT SCHOOL AS PART OF REGIONAL FIGHT AGAINST ISIS INDOCTRINATION OF CHILDREN 15m children in Middle East already out of school; 6m more may follow At the start of UN International Refugee Week, SAT..

03-Jun-2015

UK premiere for feature film inspired by the suffering church in Iran

SAT-7 PARS will host the UK premiere cinema screening of the feature film Closure at the Odeon, High Barnet, London EN5 1A on Saturday 13 June at 7.00 pm. Based on recent events taking place in Iran, Closure is a sto..

15-May-2015

SAT-7 TÜRK makes headlines in Turkish media

Melih Ekener (centre) and Broadcasting Manager Gökhan Talas (left) are interviewed by Mirgün Cabas on CNN Türk The recent launch of SAT-7 TÜRK, the latest addition to SAT-7’s now fiv..

21-Apr-2015

Child refugees who fled ISIS reunited by SAT-7

Best friends Myriam (10) and Sandra (9), who were driven from their homes in Iraq by so-called Islamic State (IS) last year and ended up in different countries, were brought together on a live SAT-7 KIDS show. The youngs..

16-Apr-2015

New Opportunity concert reaches thousands

Christ’s offer of new life and a fresh start was the theme of a special concert organised by SAT-7 in Egypt. Almost 3,000 people attended with thousands more watching on TV and online. The New Opportunity..

02-Apr-2015

SAT-7 Airs Foot Washing Service at Roumieh Prison

The whole of creation belongs to God and this Easter season SAT-7 ARABIC proves you don’t have to be inside a church building to worship. While SAT-7 will air Easter celebrations from churches around the Middle..

20-Mar-2015

On air school will help refugee children learn again

On air school will help refugee Syrian and Iraqi children learn again Maths teacher Shams teaches Saad teaches some basic addition SAT-7 has launched a new on-air school to enable displaced Syrian and Ir..

13-Mar-2015

Archbishop of Canterbury shares his heart for Middle East on SAT-7

The Archbishop of Canterbury recorded a message of solidarity for Middle East Christians last week when he was interviewed by SAT-7's Forbidden programme The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Welby, has s..

05-Mar-2015

Videos of Christians forgiving IS go viral in Arab world

SAT-7 Egypt Director sees impact of "Resistance through forgiveness" The videos of a ten-year-old Iraqi displaced by IS (Islamic State) and of a brother of two Egyptian labourers beheaded in Libya both voicing forg..

18-Feb-2015

Brother of Egyptian Christians murdered by Islamic State prays for killers live on SAT-7

The brother of two of the 21 Coptic Christians murdered in Libya, last night used live television to thank their killers for including the men's declaration of faith in the video of their execution. Christian channel SAT..

17-Feb-2015

SAT-7 TÜRK becomes first Christian channel on national satellite

Christian channel SAT-7 TÜRK has begun broadcasting on the government-regulated Türksat 4A satellite. The transmissions are an historic step allowing more than 50 million viewers in Turkey and many more Turkish..

04-Feb-2015

Scribbles gets kids fizzing with visual creativity

A new live SAT-7 KIDS show from Cairo is getting youngsters fizzing with creativity. In a society that doesn’t privilege childhood, Uncle Monir’s Scribbles (in Arabic, Shakhabeet Amo Monir ) has begun bringin..

22-Jan-2015

SAT-7 founder: Why I am not Charlie

As debate continues over the extents and limits of freedom of expression following January's terrorist attacks in Paris, Terence Ascott, International Chief Executive of SAT-7, gives his views on how to use our freedom w..

12-Jan-2015

Show helps Iranian viewers get fit for a new year

SAT-7 PARS will help viewers to make 2015 a more active and healthy year via the channel's first sports magazine, Today in Sports (in Farsi, "Emrooz ba Varzesh"). Presenter Nader Tagizadeh calls viewers to get phy..

17-Aug-2015

Straight talking to Arab men

It’s a truism that Middle East societies are male-led and patriarchal. But how do you enable those men to lead well - to lead as people who will serve their families wisely and thoughtfully as well as seek to succe..

26-Jun-2015

SAT-7 shares “techniques of endurance” for the suffering Church

A new series on SAT-7 PARS will help Iran’s growing house churches “develop techniques of endurance” to persevere through widespread persecution. Beginning on 29 June and presented by two well-k..

17-Jun-2015

Powerful film shows harsh reality for Iran’s Christians

"From that moment on, everything became dark... I didn't know how I could cope with this loss." This is how Cyrus, the protagonist of Closure (http://closurethefilm.com/), describes his feelings after the murder..

14-May-2015

Little Painter raises storytelling to an art

Little Painter, a Farsi language children’s programme for 4- to 10-year-olds, is set to premiere on SAT-7 PARS this summer. The new show contributes to the team’s goal of launching a 24-hour internet chil..

13-Feb-2015

"You are free to change your faith - we respect you"

Forbidden programme breaks new ground in promoting religious freedom Forbidden (“Mamnou’a” in Arabic) is a SAT-7 ARABIC programme that addresses sensitive and sometimes controversial Arab cultural t..

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