With the rise of the Islamic State, we are seeing what may become a "genocide" of Christians in the Middle East, yet the U.K. has closed its doors to them, according to Barnabas Fund International Director Patrick Sookhdeo.
Despite persecution from Islamic terrorists, Christians in Iraq will not receive any support from the United States government.
The Islamic State has announced that the Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Church of St. Ephrem in Mosul will become known as the "Mosque of the Mujahedeen" in honor of the "holy warriors" of Islam who wage jihad in Allah's name.
A Christian who fled his village in northern Iraq claimed that ISIS jihadists are placing explosives in Christian homes just in case they decide to return, according to the Christian Post.
The Islamic State has published the prices that captured Christian and Yazidi women and children are to be sold for, according to Barnabas Aid.
An Iraqi bishop whose community has taken in more than 70,000 displaced Christians is dismayed that the government in Baghdad has failed to offer any assistance, according to Patheos.
Barnabas Aid has learned that women and girls being held captive by ISIS at Mosul's Badush Prison have been given the choice to either convert to Islam, or suffer rape on a daily basis until they change their minds.
The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad's Anglican church was cut in two during an attack on the Christian town of Qaraqosh by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the Anglican Communion News Service.
Members of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria torched an 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul as Christians fled for fear of their lives, according to the Christian Post.
The Islamic State have distributed leaflets to Christians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul threatening to kill them if they don't convert, according to Breitbart News.
Iraq's Patriarch has appealed for the release of two nuns and three orphans who have been missing in Mosul, according to Yahoo News.
The Islamic State (IS) has been brutally enforcing Islamic laws in Mosul, according to the Assyrian International News Agency.
The High Commission for Human Rights in Iraq has confirmed that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has begun imposing the jizya or poll tax on Christians in Mosul, according to the Assyrian International News Agency.
Bodies of Christians covered the streets of Iraq's second-largest city after Sunni jihadists seized a town that Iraqi Christians had thought was their last refuge, according to Christian Headlines.com.
Gangs in Baghdad are seizing homes left vacant by Christian families who have been forced to flee from sectarian violence, according to Barnabas Aid.
Minority Christians in Iraq feared more violence Saturday, June 29, after several Assyrian Christian shops and one church were attacked, killing two people and injuring a dozen others, church representatives said.