Eyewitness - Middle East
Find out more about our work in the Middle East.
IOCC help refugee widower
Widower Boutros fled Syria with his two young children. Now living as refugees in Lebanon, he and his children have received emergency relief from Christian Aid's ACT Alliance sister agency, IOCC.
Aid for single father
Refugees in northern Iraq
Madeleine McGivern, programme office at Christian Aid, reflects on her recent trip to northern Iraq where she met refugee communities who have fled Syria.
Struggling to survive
Iraq: supporting communities 10 years on
Maeve Bateman, Middle East policy change officer at Christian Aid, reflects on her recent visit to northern Iraq and our partners' work to help rebuild communities 10 years on from the US-led invasion of the country.
Iraq: ten years after the invasion
Ten years on from the US-led invasion of Iraq, Middle East programme manager Phoebe Aranki-Stoves details the support Christian Aid's partners have provided to vulnerable communities in the country.
Success in Iraq: empowering communities
How Anwar Ismail Omar, a 44-year-old famer from Iraq, has improved the lives of his whole community with support from Christian Aid partner REACH.
Remembering Palestinian refugees
20 June 2011 marks the United Nations World Refugee Day, and also the launch of a new report by Christian Aid about Palestinian refugees.
New international convention agreed to protect domestic workers
On 16 June 2011, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a new Convention for domestic workers, fulfilling a goal that Christian Aid and our partners have been pressing for.
World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel
Organise, pray and campaign for peace in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.
World week for peace
Blessed are the Peacemakers – Parents’ Circle Families’ Forum
Parents’ Circle Families’ Forum is a group of Israelis and Palestinians who have all lost loved ones in the conflict.
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Postcards from Gaza
We gave children and young teenagers in Gaza disposable cameras to record scenes from their daily lives.
Palestinians' right to work in Lebanon
August 2010 - Christian Aid partner Najdeh plays a central role in the Right to Work Campaign in Lebanon; where, despite a change in the law, many Palestinians are still unable to work in their chosen professions.
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Women’s rights – at election time and beyond
Supporting rights and democracy in Iraq.
Economic crisis in the Middle East
Arab governments should use the economic crisis as an opportunity to tackle poverty, says our new report - written jointly with our partner, the Arab NGO Network for Development.