Posts about Iraq

Orthodox News

BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

World Council of Arameans, Beirut: Last night, two Aramean children and a mother were killed as a result of a shameless attack by ISIS terrorists against…

Aug 07, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Persecution of Christians in Iraq is Genocide

CNN’s Jonathan Mann speaks to Mark Arabo, a leader of the Chaldean Christian community and global spokesperson for Iraqi Christians. Among other…

Aug 06, 2014
The Sounding

For Middle East Christians, Past and Present Collide with Violence

Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World, once said, “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important lesson of…

Aug 04, 2014
Orthodox News

Crisis in the Middle East: A Video Newscast

Do you know what’s going in the Middle East right now? Ancient Christian communities are being driven from their homes, churches desecrated and destroyed,…

Aug 02, 2014
Orthodox News

France Offers Asylum to Iraqi Christians

Radio Free Europe — France says it is ready to welcome Christians from northern Iraq who have been told by Islamic extremists ruling the region to…

Jul 29, 2014
Orthodox News

Al Jazeera: Iraq Christians get Islamic State’s warning

Source:  Al Jazeera Iraq Christians get Islamic State’s warning Islamic State group tells Christian community in Mosul they face death if they do…

Jul 19, 2014
Orthodox News

ICN: What Future Do Christians Have in the Middle East?

Violence against Christians in the Middle East continues with no foreseeable end. This region is where Christian history began on Earth, but will Christians…

Jul 14, 2014
Orthodox News

AINA: Churches Occupied, Mosques Destroyed, Nuns and Orphans Kidnapped in Iraq

In addition to destroying rival Muslim holy places, ISIS militants now claim to have occupied cathedrals belonging to Chaldean and Orthodox Christians…

Jul 08, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Extremism Fuels Abuse of Christians in Mideast

Raymond Ibrahim’s new opinion piece just published on CNN argues that extremism breeds extremism, and that Christians are suffering greater persecution…

Jul 05, 2014
The Sounding

Elizabeth Prodromou: No Room for Lukewarm as Mideast Christians Die

Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou is a frequent contributor at OCN, where her knowledge and insights are greatly respected. The following is an excerpt of a recent…

Jul 05, 2014