The Middle East of the 21st century is quickly becoming monolithic, as it sheds the religious and cultural diversity that once existed. Though it gave the world all three Abrahamic religions, it is rapidly becoming the home of only one. In recent years, the Christian population has decreased across the entire region, and in some Arab countries, the Christian component has been absent entirely. In Iraq, home to the oldest Christian communities in the world, Jesus’ followers are going extinct amid an orgy of hatred and violence; Only a few thousand of Turkey’s Christians remain, while once the country was…
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