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04 March 2012

Teacher slain in Iraq from religious Wash. family

20101166195616-477777777777.jpgCOSMOPOLIS, Wash. (AP) - The Muslim 11th-grader in northern Iraq approached her Christian teacher one day last fall and declared quietly, "I don't know what to do." She'd been reading about Jesus

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24 December 2011

How can we remain silent while Christians are being persecuted?

4-18-2011-11-47-28-PM-9777733.jpgFather Immanuel Dabaghian, one of Baghdad’s last surviving priests, is

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07 December 2011

Iraq Christians struggle to have a merry Christmas

article13201439519f9a9f243b686f75a68c39423c27bed1388446_268877189822968_258692270841460_828265_270224663_n.jpgThe life of Iraqi Christians has not been easy. Since a siege directed against Christians in Baghdad in October 2010 killed 52 people, the situation of the followers of Christ in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation has grown worse

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05 December 2011

Zakho, Iraqi Islamic extremists attack Christian-owned shops and properties

IRAQ_-_negozio_bruciato_ok.jpgIn a YouTube video images of the assault that took place yesterday in Iraqi Kurdistan, a few kilometres from the border with Turkey. The violence started after Friday prayers triggered by imam’s sermon. Christian personalities: since the Arab Spring, radical Islam is "more dangerous

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11 September 2011

Countries With Worst Religious Freedom Grades Are Mostly Islamic


4-18-2011-11-47-28-PM-9777733.jpg66080473-series-blasts.jpg(CNSNews.com) – Muslim-majority countries score worst across a range of measures in a comprehensive new study tracking government restrictions on religion as well as social hostilities involving religion around the world.

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13 August 2011

Two killed in bomb attack on liquor store in Baghdad

000.00.jpgTwo people were killed and ten others wounded in a bomb explosion near a liquor store in western Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua on Saturday.

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03 August 2011

Seven killed in twin west Iraq blasts: police

674197-muslim-conference.jpgBAGHDAD — Twin bomb attacks in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi killed seven people and wounded 13 others on Wednesday evening, part of nationwide violence that left 10 dead, security officials said.

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02 August 2011

Bomb Attack Outside Iraqi Christian Church Wounds 23









Police in northern Iraq say a car bomb has exploded outside a Christian church in the ethnically-divided city of Kirkuk, wounding at least 23 people.

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17 July 2011

2010 a terrible year for Iraq’s Christians

sfdgasdrw54ystghwa.jpgThe human rights organization "Hammurabi" registers 92 killed and 47 wounded. Over the past seven years, Christian victims number 822, 629 of those killed because they belonged to the Christian minority. Benedict XVI's exhortation not to leave the country, and the signs of vitality of the Christian community.

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01 June 2011

Othodox Christian shot to death in Mosul

00012.jpgArkan Jihad Yacob, vice director of a cement factory, was married and a father of four. Twice before he had escaped kidnapping attempts, but this time, his attackers were able to stop and kill him on his way to work. The guns used had silencers. Fear continues to grip the Christian community.

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Two Iraqi Nationals Indicted on Federal Terrorism Charges in Kentucky

000.jpgWASHINGTON—An Iraqi citizen who allegedly carried out numerous improvised explosive device (IED) attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq and another Iraqi national alleged to have participated in the insurgency in Iraq have been arrested and indicted on federal terrorism charges in the Western District of Kentucky

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