By Paul Benjamin
A year ago, ISIS forced Assyrians, Yezidis and other Iraqi minorities from their homes. Stories of death, destruction and sadness permeated the media outlets. The diaspora community went through emotions of anger, sadness and a regretful feeling of numbness to the situation.
By David Corey
In September of this year, Baylor University sponsored two lectures on the topic of religious persecution. The presenters were former congressman Frank Wolf (now the Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair of Religious Freedom at Baylor) and Princeton Professor Robert P.
By Dan Meloy
FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan – It's a situation reaching biblical proportions: Thousands of refugees fleeing religious persecution, leaving behind their homes, their memories and their lives.
A new video purportedly released by the Islamic State shows an ISIS militant imposing the "jizya" tax on Christians in Al-Qaryatayn, near Homs, Syria. The video is titled "Fight Until They Give the Jizyah Willingly While They Are Humbled.
By Lorne Cook
(AP) -- The European Union is ready to offer Turkey new incentives to better tackle the Syria refugee crisis, including money, the easing of visa restrictions and better intelligence sharing.
(Reuters) -- Russia will consider extending its air strikes against militants in Syria to Iraq if it receives such a request from Baghdad, the RIA news agency quoted the head of the country's upper chamber of parliament as saying on Tuesday.