Members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bipartisan resolution in September that called for the murder of Christians and other religious minority groups in Iraq and Syria to be officially classified as "genocide," according to Barnabas Aid.
The Prime Minister of Iraq has established a committee that intends to identify and document the homes and properties that have been fraudulently or forcefully seized from his country's Christians.
Hundreds of kidnapped Arab Christians have been ransomed last year by Islamist terror groups trying to raise funds by spreading terror across the Middle East, according to The Christian Post.
The Assyrian community commemorated the 1933 massacre of an estimated 3,000 Christian martyrs in the town of Semele in Iraq's Mosul district on Aug. 7.
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.