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(Worthy News) - A leading international group monitoring persecution of Christians says Iran, newly spurned by Thursday night’s drone strike that killed the Islamic republic’s elite military commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani, may target Christians living in Iraq as revenge for the U.S. attacks.
“For Iraqi Christians who have already felt the weight of militia aggression, the implications of these attacks spark mixed emotions,” said Claire Evans, regional manager for the Middle East for International Christian Concern, a Washington-based organization. “Many await with fearful anticipation to see what the future now holds.”
The International Christian Concern also on Friday released interviews with anonymous Iraqi Christians expressing sobering premonitions about the next steps Iran’s military and its tacitly supported militias may take against minority Christians within Iraq’s Ninevah Plains. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]
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