Prayer Requested for Iranian Believers.

Middle East Concern, along with relatives and friends, are requesting prayer for three Azeri Christians and an Iranian Christian who were arrested on 24th June and remain in detention in Tehran. On Friday 24th June, security agents raided an engagement

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Iranian Church Growing Despite Ongoing Persecution.

The United States Council for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has revealed in its latest report that there is continuing and growing violations against religious freedom in Iran, in the form of harassment, arrests, and imprisonment. This is especially the case for Christians, Baha’is,

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Iranian Christians In Prison for their Faith

A court in Ahvaz, Iran, has upheld prison sentences of one year for four Christians who were arrested in March 2014, and banned them from holding or attending church services for two years. Amin Khaki, Hossein Barunzadeh, Mohammad Bahrami, and

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Moderates Elected into Power in Iran

Election results in Iran could accelerate the Islamic Republic’s emergence from years of isolation, with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earning an emphatic vote of confidence and reformist partners securing surprise gains in parliament. Reformist candidates have taken all of the

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Social Media Platform Reaping a Harvest in Iran.

Within just four days of launching a chat room on Telegram, SAT-7 PARS received an estimated 20,000 posts from viewers and fans. With tight social media restrictions in Iran, especially on Facebook, the SAT-7 PARS Audience Relations (AR) team continually

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Diplomatic Crisis Worsens Between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

With the media dubbing the current diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Iran as “the most dangerous for decades”, relations between these 2 countries are at their worst for nearly 30 years. Tensions have spiralled dramatically following the execution of

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Iranian Christian’s Story.

“When I was a child, I saw images of Ashura [one of the holiest days in Shia Islam, when some self-flagelate to commemorate the killing of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet] on TV and I asked myself: ‘What’s

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Iranian Pastor Released Early from Prison

An Iranian pastor has been released early from prison, just six months after he failed in his appeal of an additional sentence to an extra year in jail and 74 lashes for allegedly possessing alcohol in his prison cell. Farshid

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