Turkish Christians put through the mill Gatestone Institute report says

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By Madeeha Bakhsh – Gatestone Institute in a recent report pointed towards the escalating hatred directed towards Christians and other minorities in Turkey. Gatestone a U.S. based non-profit international policy council maintains that Christians are being abused by the government officials and on social media.…

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Return to Babylon

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Raymond Ramirez One of the oldest existing Christian communities in the world is that of the Chaldean Catholics, with roots that trace back to the apostles. The early Eastern Rite communities in Iraq and Iran split into distinct factions in the 5th century, when the…

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Christians in Iraqi capital call for UN-backed independent state

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By Bahman Hassan BAGHDAD, Iraq — Some of the few Christians remaining in Baghdad would like to see the international community protect their religion with the establishment of an independent state like the Vatican or Kuwait. “We as Iraqi Christians call for an independent state, even if it is a small one like Kuwait…

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asylum in Australia: Pope Twadros II

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Al-Masry Al-Youm Twenty Christian families have requested political asylum in Australia, which is being considered at present. It will be a good thing to offer these families a chance at a new life, he underlined. Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Twadros II, stated that Egypt has been suffering…

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Member of the Sutoro Brigade killed in Qamishli. Archbishop Hindo: Russia and the US do not support Kurdish autonomist projects

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Hassakè – On Thursday August 31 a clash between militiamen in the north-east Syrian city of Qamishli caused the death of a member of Sutoro self-defense groups, often accredited by the media as “Christian” militiamen. The young militiaman of “Sutoro” was killed by a peer who belonged to Kurdish armed groups. This is what Archbishop…

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ACLU: Feds coercing Iraqi detainees to waive rights

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Oralandar Brand-Williams and Sarah Rahal, Detroit — An ACLU attorney told a federal judge Thursday that some of the Iraqi detainees swept up in immigration raids this summer are being coerced into signing legal paperwork that would automatically send them back to Iraq.…

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Middle East Christians: A Status Report

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(Assyrian International News Agency) The Catholic Near East Welfare Association has compiled a valuable study. Matthew Bunson Christians have been concerned for decades now at the suffering of our sisters and…

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Flagship resort in Damascus backs to peaceful life

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(AhlulBayt News Agency) – According to the statements of local authorities, Zabadani resort town in Damascus province, which is located 25 kilometers from the Syrian capital, is now fully liberated after the fierce clashes between Syrian Army and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militants (ex. Al-Nusra front).…

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