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 youngsters were reunited over a video phone call during an episode of Let’s Sing Together marking eastern Easter on 12 April. They […]
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 forgiveness for their persecutors have been watched by a million viewers and drawn the attention of mainstream Arab media which rarely covers Christian news. Under the title […]
What is it like for families to live as refugees without schools or work to go to and only canvas between you and the elements? SAT-7 Lebanon producer Johnny Jalek set out to answer these questions for his viewers when he began planning a filmed a visit to Syrian refugees. Johnny knew that, while many Lebanese have reached out to […]
SAT-7’s Middle East TV channels have prepared a packed schedule of programmes designed to deliver a message of peace and good will to viewers in some of the world’s most troubled countries this Christmas. Specially recorded interviews and footage from Christian refugees in Erbil, Northern Iraq will be part of the SAT-7 ARABIC programmes, following visits made there last week […]
“Cairo is a city that never sleeps. Even at midnight, children are playing on the streets, roadside sheep-traders are open for business and drivers constantly blast their horns as they weave their way precariously through non-stop traffic. The place is buzzing – happening and hot. “But in the middle of the chaos, there is calm. SAT-7 is a Christian satellite […]
Through many of its broadcasts, SAT-7 links Middle East Christians – young and old – in intercession for others who suffer across the Middle East. Live magazine programmes on SAT-7 ARABIC and live children’s shows on SAT-7 KIDS feature call-in segments, where callers often seek prayer for believers and others who suffer in the face of violence across the region.
An innovative programme on SAT-7 KIDS tells Bible stories using the creative talents of Egypt’s first sand artist. In Stories in the Sand (in Arabic, “Ramleya fi Hekaya”), artist Michael Romany brings parables to life as he pours sand through his fingers and paints moving images on an uplit, glass table.
“The soldiers stopped our school bus and ordered us all to get off,” said Babel, a girl from the dangerous region of northern Syria, as she shared her story on SAT-7 KIDS on 20 April. “We were all terrified, but I started praying and in a strange way felt totally at peace. I knew God was going to intervene and […]
SAT-7 viewers in Iraq are among those at risk as a result of the advance of militant groups in the north of the country. SAT-7 ARABIC is calling on viewers to pray for them (see pic: “We pray for the people of Iraq. Pray with us.”) In this report, SAT-7 founder Dr Terence Ascott and a Middle East analyst comment. […]
A SAT-7 crew filming on the streets of Baghdad heard startling testimonies from people living with the constant threat of terror attacks – and discovered that SAT-7 has a major presence in many people’s lives. A small filming crew from SAT-7 Egypt went to great personal risk when they stepped off the plane in Baghdad a few months ago. Public […]