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The SAT-7 UK Podcast

The SAT-7 UK Podcast

Hosted by: SAT-7 UK

Welcome to The SAT-7 UK Podcast. Conflict. Poverty. Persecution. That’s the story of the Middle East we’ve become accustomed to. But amidst the crises you see and hear on the news, there is another story being...

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7-Minute Briefing: From the toll of bells to films of hope

Amidst the ongoing devastation in the Holy Land, Gaza’s small Christian community has suffered significant losses. Many sought refuge in the Holy Family Church, which was recently hit by an Israeli airstrike. Among...
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In Conversation with... Marianne – on viewer support

Emily Shurmer recently interviewed Marianne Awaraji, a beloved presenter and Audience Relations Manager for SAT-7’s Arabic channels. She finds out more about Marianne’s work with SAT-7’s viewer support team, which...
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7-Minute Briefing on Sudan – faith and love amid conflict

This month, in our first ever Country Briefing, we take a closer look at Sudan – a nation that has been gripped by war since April 2023. To date, the conflict has displaced over 8 million people and left around 25...
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In Conversation with... Rami – on the situation in the Holy Land

Martin Thomas, recently interviewed Rami Al-Halaseh, who took up his position as Executive Director of SAT-7 ARABIC’s satellite TV and digital media channel, just months before the events of 7 October 2023. He...
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7-Minute Briefing: Freedoms remain elusive for Middle East Christians, women and the press

Freedom and security seem ever more elusive in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This month, we bring you various reports on religious freedom, women’s rights and press freedom, as well as more hopeful news...
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7-Minute Briefing: Middle East Christians carry the cross amid ongoing suffering

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) finds itself on a knife-edge after the fresh involvement of Iran in the ongoing Holy Land conflict, and a war between generals continues to ravage Sudan with dire humanitarian...
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7-Minute Interview: The face of Jesus in a Turkish prison

Deniz Carey, a Turkish pastor and SAT-7 UK Ambassador, recently sat down with us to share her powerful faith journey and the challenges and persecution she experienced in Türkiye for her beliefs. Read more here:...
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7-Minute Briefing: The cost of war and a call to forgive

The Holy Land and Sudan continued to suffer ruinous wars this month. Millions of people face hunger and starvation in Sudan, and famine has now taken hold in Gaza. As the Muslim month of Ramadan approached last week,...
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Archbishop Angaelos on Egyptian church history and religious freedom today

Today’s guest is Archbishop Angaelos, who became the first Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London in 2017. With a pastoral ministry spanning more than two decades, Egyptian-born Archbishop Angaelos, is widely recognised...
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7-Minute Briefing: One year on from the Türkiye-Syria quakes

A year on from the two devastating earthquakes that hit Türkiye and Syria, the repercussions are still being felt for many people who live in the two countries. Elsewhere, the new World Watch List highlights the...
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The Top 5 Issues Facing the Middle East with Dr Terrence Ascott

Today’s guest is Dr Terrence Ascott, colleague and founder of Christian media network, SAT-7. He highlights what he believes are the top 5 issues and challenges facing the Middle East, but also how SAT-7 is bringing...
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7-Minute Briefing: Ongoing conflicts and reasons to hope

Welcome to the 7-Minute Briefing podcast – your monthly roundup of news from the Middle East and North Africa, brought to you by SAT-7. As many of us pack away the final trappings of Christmas and step with positivity...
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