Category Archives: Iraq

Maintaining diversity is key to counter extremism, Open doors reports

Christians ‘excluded’ from Iraq’s reconstruction plans By World Watch Monitor Baghdad, 27.01.2017 (WWM) – Christians are being excluded from the reconstruction plans for northern Iraq, further eroding the likelihood of their return once Islamic State has been militarily defeated there, … Continue reading

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‘Religiouscide’ in Iraq targets Christians

 ‘Religiouscide’ in Iraq targets Christians  _________________________________________________ Iraq (MNN) ― A series of bombs and mortar attacks are targeting Christians in Iraq. The attacks focused on six districts with strong Christian majorities. President of Open Doors USA Carl Moeller says, “Christians … Continue reading

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Iraq’s Christians Still Under Siege

Iraq’s Christians Still Under Siege Nina Shea  Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom Iraqi Christianity has suffered another catastrophic blow that is likely to hasten the church’s wholesale flight from the country: Last evening, al-Qaeda suicide bombers laid siege … Continue reading

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