“In the midst of my grief You gave me joy” We have a principle not to bow down and weaken in front of difficult life challenges but to walk in God’s path, the path of peace and light.” Courageous widows in war-ravaged Aleppo have told of the daily struggle to raise their children alone, and shared how they are finding […]
Children’s news show inspires with positive role models “Let the children come to me!” This was Jesus’ command and, with 100 million under 16-year-olds living in the Middle East and North Africa, from day one SAT-7 has been equally committed to sharing God’s love with them as it has with adults. As Sannabel (“Ears of Wheat”) was a 15-minute children’s […]
Syrian children – internally displaced by war – voiced their hopes and their faith in God in a special SAT-7 Easter programme from Damascus on Maunday Thursday (24 March). A commissioned TV crew followed some 300 children from different religious backgrounds as they participated in a fun-packed day of activities, learning and Easter praise at the Jesus Light of the […]
While a partial ceasefire in Syria has been the main story in the region, moves to recognise the extremist targeting of Christians and other religious minorities as genocide could lead to greater protection and easier asylum for those fleeing jihadists. News from the region A partial ceasefire in Syria, brokered by Russia and the US, finally came into force at […]
A long-awaited ceasefire between Syrian government forces and many rebel groups began on Saturday (27 February). Despite reported breaches on both sides, it appears largely to have held in the first 48 hours. But the peace is fragile, reports indicate that some rebel areas believe it is a trick before the regime resumes violence, and jihadist groups Islamic State and […]
One of the most popular programmes on SAT-7 ARABIC, this is a vibrant and exciting weekly music show featuring video clips and live songs, with a strong youth focus. Topics from everyday life are discussed alongside Bible readings, music videos and singing.
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.
“We deleted one channel after another until we only had one channel: SAT-7 KIDS – where your kids are safe!” In a moving letter to Rita Elmounayer, Executive Director for SAT-7’s Arabic channels and presenter of many programmes on SAT-7 KIDS, a Syrian father describes what SAT-7 KIDS means to his son, Andrew. “Medically my wife and I could not […]
“War-war” continued apace in Syria as “jaw-jaw” in Geneva was put on hold. Meanwhile, excitement in Tehran contrasted with a sombre mood in Cairo on the fifth anniversary of Egypt’s revolution. News from the region A new series of meetings in Geneva that had brought most parties fighting in Syria to the negotiating table was suspended on Wednesday (3 February) […]
More than two-thirds of Syrian refugees in Lebanon are living in extreme poverty, according to a United Nations study released in December. In the second of three articles, Lindsay Shaw from SAT-7 UK, describes visiting refugees in Zahle, Lebanon, where he saw their precarious existence on the margins of a society where 1 in 4 people is now a refugee. […]