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What Latter-day Saints in the Middle East Are Saying about a Temple in Dubai

by Emily Abel | May 21, 2020 | From the Church

Currently, the 8,000 Latter-day Saints living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the surrounding regions...


16 Young Adults Become the First Ever to Participate in a YSA Conference in the Middle East

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Earlier this year, 16 young adults participated in a YSA conference in Beirut, Lebanon, the first conf...


Middle Eastern LDS Singles Gather for Conference: "All Saints Are One Big Family"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Single adults from nine countries in the Middle East gathered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to build ...


“We Can Find Peace,” Elder Holland Says While Touring Middle East

by LDS Church News | From the Church Mormon Life

What a great message to remember this time of year and with all that has been going on in the world. Peace-...


Returned Missionaries as U.S. Ambassadors

by Salt Lake Tribune | Everything Else

Apparently, returned Mormon missionaries make good U.S. ambassadors — even in dangerous places. Maybe espec...


Elder Holland dedicates chapel in Middle East

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

The Middle East Africa North Area encompasses 20 countries, with Morocco on the west and Afghanistan on the...


Couple from LDS Charities serves Syrian refugees in Jordan

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The "Arab Spring” has swept across the Middle East this year, bringing new freedoms to people in a number o...


BYU Jerusalem Center, students safe as bombs fall

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Eric Moulton, Ellen Brotherson and 80 other students studying at BYU's Jerusalem Center hurried to bomb she...


Utah couple’s Mormon mission: Ease Syrian suffering

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

Crawling through the desert by night, a Syrian woman — with her husband, brother and seven children — makes...


LDS Charities gives $1 million in humanitarian effort for Syrian refugees

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

With tens of thousands of ill-prepared refugees fleeing war-torn Syria in search of peace and protection ac...