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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...

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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 ...

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“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-...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

A lesson from Pakistan on letting religion dominate politics

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Watching Rick Santorum rise in the polls by positioning himself as the real Christian presidential candidat...