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Iraq’s Vulnerable Christians Further Imperiled by Jihadist Advance


…“It is feared that this latest exodus could be the final death knell for the Christians of Iraq,” said Barnabas international director Patrick Sookdheo.” “Having previously sought refuge in Syria, this is no longer an option, and as ISIS violence … Continue reading

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Under threat, Syria’s Christians sign accord with Islamists


“…This is a model that the radical organizations seek to impose on all of Syria – a concept that strikes fear not just among Syrian Christians, but even among Sunni Muslim organizations not known for their ideological moderation…” Read More

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Damascus Nazarenes reach out to community


Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? – Romans 8:35 NIV   Read More

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There is a Church in Syria


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Children’s Crisis in Syria


“…More than two million residents fled Syria in the past two years due to the country’s civil war, and approximately half of them are children under the age of 11. Thousands of these children crossed borders into neighboring nations without … Continue reading

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Syrian Christian refugees (in Turkey) share their experiences


This report from Voice of the Martyrs reveals among other things, that regardless of the eventual winner in the current conflict, Syrian Christians face hardship and persecution going now and going forward.  Even so, Christ is at work revealing himself … Continue reading

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SYRIAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS APPEAL FOR URGENT AID – NOT MILITARY STRIKE


“ …Christians are being singled out for violent attack, kidnap, torture, sexual assault and murder; their homes have been taken over in violent raids…”     Read More

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Syrian Rebels to Assyrian Christian refugees: ‘If you want to come back, convert to Islam, or you will be killed’


“On February 11, rebel fighters from the al-Nusra Front took control of the city and its strategic dam, the largest of its kind in the country. They also seized control of the three quarters that housed dam workers – many … Continue reading

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SYRIA: REBELS INCREASE ATTACKS


“Christians in Syria are reporting increasing attacks from opposition forces and worsening humanitarian conditions, with many displaced Syrians struggling to find food and shelter.”   Read More

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HARROWING REPORT FROM BARNABAS PARTNER IN WAR-RAVAGED ALEPPO


“…The two sides of the war continue to confront each other with no clear winner or loser at a cost of: more than 100,000 killed, more than a million and halfrefugees in the neighbouring countries, and more than 3.8 million internally displaced … Continue reading

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