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Iranian convert to Christianity says saving knowledge of Jesus is only true path to peace, and reconciliation with Israel

By Ryan Jones | | Topics: CHRISTIANS, Iran
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Abdolkarim İrani is an Iranian refugee. A native of the predominantly-Arab region of Ahvaz in southwest Iran, he was forced to flee after coming to faith in Jesus, and thus converting from Islam to Christianity.

İrani today resides in Istanbul, from where he hosts a regular program on the US-based Aramaic Broadcasting Network (ABN Sat), which describes itself as “a non-denominational ministry committed to presenting the Word of God and its transforming message of Jesus Christ to Arabic, Aramaic, Kurdish and English-speaking people worldwide.”

Israel Today got in touch with İrani through our Jordanian Christian correspondent, Rami Dabbas, and asked him to expound on Iranian attitudes toward Israel, how faith in Jesus altered his views regarding the Jewish people, and whether or not Arab Christians should evangelize their Muslim neighbors.

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