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Assyrian Priest Rebuilds Church in War-torn Mosul
New UN Envoy to Baghdad Pledges Continued UN Support for Iraq
U.S. Makes Great Strides to Help Iraqi Assyrians, More Remains to Be Done
One Year Post-ISIS: Iraq is on the Right Path, But Must Take Further Steps
Persecuted Christians in Syria to Get New Hospital Wing
Why US Forces Must Step in to Save Iraqi Assyrians From Extinction
Iraqi Refugees Who Fled ISIS Return Home
Trump Administration Tries to Head Off Turkish Assault on Kurds in Syria
Police Fire Live Rounds to Disperse Protest in Iraq's Basra
Iraq Summons Turkish Envoy Over Air Strikes - Foreign Ministry
US Bishops Praise Enactment of Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief Act
Hundreds of Egyptian Christians Protest At Police Killing
Assyrian Leader Says Turkish Threats to Invade Syria Danger to Christians As Well
Amnesty Says Islamic State Group Decimated Rural Iraq
Syria Unearths ISIS Mass Graves Near Iraqi Border
Iraq's Displaced See No Hope on the Horizon
A Powerful Mechanism To Respond To The Atrocities Perpetrated In Iraq And Syria
Two Christians Murdered By Muslim Policeman Guarding Their Church in Egypt
International Appeal Launched for Christians in the Middle East
Dozens Arrested in Raids on Kurdish Party Headquarters in Turkey
Trump Signs Law to Aid Christians in Iraq, Syria
3 Dams in Assyrian Province 'Near Collapse' After Heavy Rainfall: Iraqi Officials
Assyrians Suffering Oppression At the Hands of Kurds in Northern Syria
Syria Accuses International Forces of 'Illegal' Archaeological Digs
After Defeat in Iraq, Daesh Fights on in Last Enclave in Syria
Prince Charles Praises Assyrian Nun Who Helped Christians Escape ISIS
Bishop Says Iraqi Assyrians Want to Stay, Contribute to Country
Study: Terrorism Deaths Declining Globally
Assyrian College Graduate Aims to Serve Persecuted Minorities
Egypt's Silent Epidemic of Kidnapped Christian Girls
Iraqis Still Languishing One Year Since Announced Defeat of Islamic State Group
ISIS Signals Re-Emergence in Parts of Iraq
UN Team to Begin Probe of ISIS Crimes in Iraq
Helping Assyrians in the Homeland
Archbishop of Basra: an Advent of Crises, Fleeing Families and Fears of Violence
Prince Charles Highlights Christian Plight in Mideast, Pleads for Peace
Assyrian Village in North Iraq Closes School After Turkish Shelling
The Vanishing: The Plight of Christians in an Age of Intolerance
Iraqi Assyrian Family Ordered to Leave Refugee Camp But Have Nowhere to Go
Millions of Christians Face 'Imminent Extinction' in Middle East
US Has Made a Genuine Response to the Plight of Iraq's Persecuted Religious Minorities
Church Rebuilding Lifts Spirits of Iraqis Post-ISIS
Mosul's Destruction Haunts the Nineveh Plains
US Congress Passes Bill to Relieve Assyrians, Yazidis in Iraq and Syria
Putin Eyes Visit to Baghdad Amid Growing Russian-Iraqi Contacts
Turkey Wipes Out the Christian Culture of Occupied Cyprus
Three Bundles of Good News in Bill to Aid Iraqi Assyrians, Yazidis
U.S. Judge Releases Over 100 Iraqi Assyrians Detained By Immigration Officials
Eastern Patriarchs Meet in Baghdad, United Against Persecution, Extremism and Migration
ISIS Destroyed Thousands of Assyrian Homes, Ruined 120 Religious Sites in Mosul
Sectarianism, Governance, and Iraq's Future
Kurds Reconcile With Baghdad After Independence Fails
Assyrian Bakers From Baghdad Who Fled Violence Pursue a Sweet Dream
Turkey Continues Crackdown, Arrests Kurdish Film Director
Memorial Unveiled for WWI Soldiers Who Fought Against Armenian, Assyrian Genocide
In Iraq, A Race To Protect The Crumbling Bricks Of Ancient Babylon
ISIS May Be Gone, But Iraq's Yazidis Are Still Suffering
Even in Exile, Assyrians Remain Divided
Iraq to Launch Reconstruction Agency
Is the 'Islamic State' Making a Comeback in Iraq?
Summaries

Assyrian Priest Rebuilds Church in War-torn Mosul

Christians are cautiously returning to Mosul, the once-bustling Iraqi city that for three years was the capital of the caliphate established by the Islamic State group. They just aren't spending the night. "There are almost no Christians in Mosul at night.

New UN Envoy to Baghdad Pledges Continued UN Support for Iraq

BAGHDAD (Xinhua) -- The new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, pledged Monday continued United Nations support for Iraq in its post-conflict recovery. "I am delighted to be here in Baghdad and ready.

One Year Post-ISIS: Iraq is on the Right Path, But Must Take Further Steps

By Dr. Abbas Kadhim

On December 10, 2017, former Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the battle to liberate Iraqi territories from the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The Iraqi Army, Special Forces, and Federal Police, supported by the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMFs) and the Peshmerga, fought for every inch of territory that was occupied by the terrorist group.

Persecuted Christians in Syria to Get New Hospital Wing

The new wing of a Catholic-funded hospital in war-torn Aleppo will open its doors to the public this month, part of an initiative by the Hungarian branch of the Order of Malta to help persecuted Christians and victims of the Syrian civil war.

Why US Forces Must Step in to Save Iraqi Assyrians From Extinction

By Kenneth R. Timmerman

When ISIS fighters burst into Father Afran Sony's monastery in northern Iraq in June 2014 wielding machine guns and knives, he and his brothers rushed to protect their most precious possessions. They weren't gold, relics or even their own lives, but some of the oldest surviving manuscripts in the Christian world.


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