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Future Of Middle East Christians Looks Bleak, Experts Say — Will A Biden Administration Take Steps To Protect Them?

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The exodus of Christians from the region has been attributed to a number of factors, persecution and conflict among them. The U.K.’s former foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ordered a report published in 2019 that found that since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Christian population had fallen from 1.5 million people to less than 120,000…

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Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: November

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By Claire Evans Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – The forced closure of Iraq’s refugee camps has increased, igniting new controversies and an increased sense of urgency among returnees for access to security, infrastructure, and livelihood…

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‘Cancelling never crossed my mind’

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By Fionn Shiner A MEMBER of an ancient Chivalric Order, who wanted to raise money for a Catholic charity following the Beirut explosion, walked more than 70 miles in temperatures that peaked close to boiling.…

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Turkey’s Demographic Games Come to the Caucasus

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 The Armenian Mirror-Spectator By Michael Rubin President of Turkey Erdogan (photo Mikhail Palinchak, Wikimedia Commons, 2019)ARMENIA & KARABAKHDEMOGRAPHYJIHADISTSKARABAKH WAR 2020SYRIAN MERCENARIESTurkey’s Demographic Games Come to the Caucasus…

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Online Syriac School

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+ The Syriac School is an online school that teaches the Syriac language in an academic manner, using a set of distance education tools via the internet.+ The learner learns to read, write and speak through a curriculum based on two levels, beginner and intermediate, according to the Common European Framework of…

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Christian volunteers help Muslim refugees near Mosul

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The initiative is titled ‘Let’s build bridges of peace and tear down the walls of hatred’, and is one of many activities planned for Christmas. Clothing and basic necessities were delivered to the Khazir camp, just outside Mosul. For a Chaldean priest, acts of solidarity represent a “light” of living together at the end of…

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Nightmare over but Iraqi Christians still dream of leaving

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Worshippers leave after Mass at St. Joseph’s Chaldean Cathedral in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sabah ARAR AFPThe bells of St. Joseph’s Chaldean Cathedral echo across Baghdad, signalling the start of Mass for the dwindling congregation that has stayed in the scarred Iraqi capital…

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