Depression and psychological problems are not exclusively ‘Western’ problems. In the Middle East and North Africa, a region with a population of almost half a billion people, the majority of people have no easy access to psychological support or treatment. In an area where mental health and issues such as depression, stress, and mental health are taboo topics, SAT-7 broadcasts […]
Modern wars, like those in Syria and Iraq, take place, not on battlefields, but in narrow streets and densely populated cities. Airstrikes on buildings, car bombs in markets, snipers on rooftops – these don’t discriminate between fighter and civilian. Over the 20th century the proportion of civilian casualties in war climbed from 5 per cent to 90 per cent, according […]
SAT-7’s worship, Bible teaching and live programmes are uniting Christians across the region in prayer to help Syrian viewers like Zaina to know they are not alone in their struggles. Zaina is a regular viewer of Just for You, a weekly live show from Beirut.
SAT-7 PARS airs the programme I Beg to Differ, based on a book of the same title by Christian author Tim Muelhoff. Presenters Rev. Sasan Tosli and Nikoo Ordodary model “navigating difficult conversations with truth and love” by voicing their opposing views on various topics during the episodes.
This programme confront controversial issues in which North African women often remain voiceless. The programme is in Arabic with Kabyle subtitles, making it accessible to different communities spread throughout Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Libya.
With a desire to address a widespread problem, a former child star in Iran, Omid Ahangar is writing and producing Swamp, a 13-episode social drama that considers the cost of addiction in society.
A new series on SAT-7 PARS will help Iran’s growing house churches “develop techniques of endurance” to persevere through widespread persecution. God and the Persecuted will brings encouragement from Scripture and church history to strengthen Iran’s underground Christians.
Asking for help can be difficult—especially with personal problems. But Scripture encourages believers to seek wise counsel (Proverbs 11:14). From the producers of an award-winning human rights campaign comes Dear Jessy, a new programme bringing biblical counselling to viewers in the privacy of their homes.