By Suliman Mulhem
With a pre-war Sunni majority population, and several religious minorities present throughout the country, maintaining inter-religion harmony and eradicating threats to Syria's secularity has been no easy task for the Syrian government and its security forces.
A petition signed by more than 800,000 people was being presented at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, calling for the protection of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria, and recognition of the key role faith leaders can play in rebuilding efforts post-Islamic State.
By Eno Adeogun
The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo has been speaking to Premier about life for Christians a year since the fall of Aleppo. More than 600 civilians died in the five-week-long offensive before the last rebel-held urban centre in Syria surrendered.
Fr Paul Thabit Mekko, a Chaldean priest from Mosul, recently celebrated the feast of Santa Barbara in Karemlash, on the plain of Nineveh, a village previously held for three years by the Islamic State group.
By Jeff Seldin
(VOA) -- An already tense relationship between the United States and Turkey appears to be under more strain after a top Trump administration official accused Turkey of spreading what he called extreme Islamist ideology around the world. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, General H.
By Ryan Browne
(CNN) -- The US will provide Lebanon with a military aid package valued at over $120 million, the US ambassador to Lebanon announced Wednesday following a meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri.