Monthly Archives: February 2011

‘Religicide’ in Iraq

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Fatal attacks trigger exodus of Christians from major cities. Dale Gavlak in Amman, Jordan A ringing doorbell at the Baghdad home of an elderly Christian couple seemed…

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Persecuted Iraqi Christians Reach Out to US

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By Ken Timmerman Christians in Washington, D.C., and Erbil, Iraq, joined hands through the Internet on Monday to celebrate the beginning of a three-day period of repentance and prayer known as the Rogation of the Ninevites.…

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Illegal arrests in Iran

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Interview Arrested and in prison for their religion: Iran Sara Azadi interviews Rev. Sam Yeghnazar about the imprisonment of Christians in Iran…

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Government’s Minority Policy: Let Things Drift

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Neither the minority rights, nor the freedom of religion, faith and conscience enshrined in Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights, conformity to which is an obligation for Turkey, have really come to life.…

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Who will defend Mideast Christians?

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by Joseph Bottum Perhaps the situation in Egypt will resolve itself peacefully. Or perhaps we’ll see a long stretch of public unrest before the nation finally stumbles its way into a new form of stable government.…

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Iraq to respect Kurd profit-sharing oil deals: PM

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By Sammy Ketz (AFP) BAGHDAD — Iraq will respect profit-sharing contracts that its Kurdistan region has signed with foreign oil firms, ending a longstanding dispute between the two sides, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Saturday.…

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