Iraq: Christian families are leaving in droves

The Chaldean Patriarchate has issued a statement attesting that Iraqi Christians are leaving their country in droves due to compelling sociological and political factors, which include discrimination, Agenzia Fides reports. The Christians of Iraq make up one of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the world; there are an estimated 500,000 Christians still in the country.

Dozen Killed In Baghdad Clashes, Christians Concerned

A tense calm returned to Baghdad where in recent days at least a dozen people have been shot dead in Baghdad’s Green Zone amid religious and political tensions in Iraq, where minority Christians face persecution, several sources say.

Christian humanitarian tells of captivity in Iraq

A French Christian has published a book recounting his abduction and tortuous captivity by Islamic terrorists while on a humanitarian trip in Iraq, the Christian Post reports. The author of the new book ‘Kidnapped in Iraq: A Christian Humanitarian Tells His Story,’ Alexandre Goodarzy recently spoke of his work and captivity with the Christian Post (CP).

Iran may attack Israel directly, Nasrallah warns in Quds Day speech

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel against continuing its “aggression against the Iranian presence in the region,” saying Iran may “attack Israel directly” during a video address delivered at a ceremony in Beirut on Friday as Iran and its proxies marked Quds Day.

Britain Court Orders Extradition Julian Assange To US

A British court ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks website founder Julian Assange to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

‘Islamists Kill Dozen Christians In DRC’

At least a dozen Christians were killed by Islamist militants in a northeastern village of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Christian aid workers told Worthy News. 

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