Statement by the Head of the EU Delegation and Heads of all EU Member State Embassies accredited to Iraq
The Head of the EU (European Union) Delegation and Heads of all EU Member State Embassies accredited to the Republic of Iraq meet with Speaker H.E. Salim Al-Jubouri to welcome recent adoption of the Amnesty Law in line with Parliament’s legislative agenda Continue reading
This file photo shows Takfiri Daesh terrorists in an undisclosed location in Iraq.
Takfiri Daesh militants have reportedly executed more than a dozen people in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk on charges of facilitating the escape of civilian families from an area under the extremists’ control.
A provincial security source, requesting anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Sumaria Continue reading
By Patrick Goodenough
An Iraqi Christian refugee family. The U.S. government says ISIS atrocities against Christians and other minorities in areas under the terrorist group’s control amount to genocide. (Photo: Open Doors USA)
(CNSNews.com) – Seeking to establish what the Obama administration is doing in response to the genocide being waged by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) Continue reading
by Catholic News Service
Muslims and non-Muslims must stand together against ‘isolation, extremism, hatred and violence’
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad called for a united and strong stance — by Muslims and non-Muslims alike – to stop the spread of the “cancer” of Continue reading
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See, has called upon “Muslims and non-Muslim people of good will” to repudiate the Islamic State, which currently controls approximately 15% of Iraq and 30% of Syria. Continue reading
By John Pontifex
EUROPE needs to take tougher action to stop fundamentalists entering the region, according to the Syria-based leader of an ancient worldwide Church, who warns of the threat posed by a new generation of radicalised Muslims.
His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II, the Damascus-based Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Continue reading
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By Miriam Raftery
August 29, 2016 (Washington D.C.) – Just one week after the U.S. Justice Department Continue reading
Mideast Christian: “Where are the leaders of the West, Ban Ki-Moon, the EU, WHO, and other Christian organisations?”
More reports of the brutal treatment that Christians and other minorities experienced at the hands of the Islamic State (SIS) emerged during May. One account told of a couple who, after their children were abducted by ISIS militants, answered their door one day Continue reading
Iraqis inspect the scene of a July 8 suicide bomb attack outside Imam Mohammed shrine near Baghdad. (CNS photo/Ali Abbas, EPA)
By Catholic News Service • Posted August 29, 2016
BAGHDAD (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad called for a Continue reading
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People gather to protest against the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State capitol in Olympia, Washington, on Nov. 20, 2015.
Are you a Christian who is worried about how the government is allowing refugees from Continue reading
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In the aim at displaying the target and detail of steps to the finance independency project of universities which has been approved by the Ministries’ Council, today 25th of August there was a conference at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research’s video hall. Continue reading
Peshmerga soldiers conduct tactical movements during a live-fire exercise last March near Erbil, Iraq. (US Army/Jessica Hurst)
by Chad Garland
NAWARAN, Iraq — A sniper lurks among desolated buildings of an abandoned village just over the hillside where Kurdish soldiers are dug in behind a berm, but Serbest Continue reading
A disturbing document submitted to the United States Department as evidence of the atrocities of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has revealed that the Islamic radical group maintains a detailed price list of Christian and Yazidi girls to be sold as sex slaves. The “store-like” list includes girls as young as 1 year old and are being sold Continue reading
AMMONNEWS – Prince Hassan of Jordan has condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) “sickening” attacks on Christians in the Middle East, which is actually the birthplace of Christianity.
In an article published in The Telegraph, Prince Hassan and Woolf Institute director Dr. Ed Kessler highlighted the importance of Christianity to the development of the Middle Continue reading
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ISIS genocide against Christians and others is expanding. Ignoring it will not make it go away. In fact, ignoring it helps it spread. And the United Nations has been ignoring it for some time.
The ACLJ – through our affiliate the European Centre for Law and Justice – just delivered a legal letter to another critical United Nations office – the Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Continue reading
By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter
People gather to protest against the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State capitol in Olympia, Washington, November 20, 2015.
Christian religious freedom activist Faith McDonnell is pushing back against the notion that it is unchristian to voice concerns with how the State Department is resettling Continue reading
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Thousands of Iraqi minorities, including Christians, camp in an open field after fleeing from ISIS in 2014.
Christians, Jews and Muslims must unite to combat the “apocalyptic vision” peddled by Islamic State in the Middle East, Prince Hassan of Jordan has said. Continue reading
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Photo by Mary York (Left) San Diego East County Camber of Commerce President Ben Kalasho makes a red carpet appearance with guests at the Royals Masquerade Ball Gift Card Drive on Aug. 18.
Beneath the incandescent lights of San Diego’s Gaslamp, at the Horton Grand Hotel in Continue reading
A displaced man from south of Mosul gives the coordinates of Islamic State militants to Iraqi army, south of Mosul. REUTERS/Stringer
By Stephanie Nebehay and Stephen Kalin | GENEVA/BAGHDAD
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis in and around Mosul could be uprooted by the military assault to retake the city from Islamic State, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. Continue reading