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09 January 2008

Blasts Rock Iraq Churches

2bda2862cd171498a754828620c62d86.jpgCWN - ISTANBUL, - Four Iraqi churches and three convents were damaged in coordinated bomb blasts Sunday morning, the day many Iraqi Christians celebrate either Epiphany or Christmas Eve according to some Eastern liturgical calendars. At least six

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12 December 2007

Iraqi Christian woman and brother found dead in city with rise in religious vigilante killings

ad3e8037ef42d11332836319f2cd731f.jpgBAGHDAD: The bodies of a Christian woman and her brother were found in a garbage dump, police and church officials said Tuesday in the southern city of Basra, where women have grown increasingly fearful of religious vigilantes blamed for the deaths of at least 40

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10 December 2007

Christian girl killed by gunmen in Mosul

0e984b2b795395b6c0a49abf8890ea02.jpgNinewa, Dec 9, (VOI) – Unidentified gunmen killed a Christian girl in the area of al-Nabi Younes (the prophet Jonah) in central Mosul on Sunday

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01 October 2007

Iraqi Christians forced to leave

78315871800e4de773968be15590d3d2.jpg(washingtontimes.com) Nabil Comanny and his family endured the dead bodies in the streets, the roaming kidnap gangs and the continuing...

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04 September 2007

FAITH UNDER FIRE; 36 church members disappear, 1 returns

1728205eedec32067363392a246c49ff.jpgThree dozen members of one Christian church in Iraq disappeared over the course of a week, and only one returned, according to a minister who is warning of the increase of persecution of Christians in


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26 July 2007

Sunni, Shiites unite to wage jihad on Iraqi non-Muslims

dce4b7e46cbe300c78c66753d318571c.jpg(washtimes.com) Iraq's outnumbered Christians and other religious minority groups are targets of a terror campaign and...

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12 July 2007

Iran: 21 women arrested in Ghazvin over Islamic dress codes police say

523df385a19f3c1d92f772f3e576b614.jpgTwenty one women have been arrested in the Iranian city of Ghazvin, 100 km north of Tehran, since 21 May and 3,264 reported to the authorities for failing to respect strict Islamic dress codes, police officials said Thursday.

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06 July 2007

Islamic Group Driving Christians Away From Mosul

a304bb1704794c0b9b6a7012ea1a970c.jpgA statement by an Islamic group that calls itself the Islamic Emirate of Mosul threatened to kidnap or

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27 June 2007

Two more Christians killed in an attack in Mosul

The victims are two Assyrian men from the National Union of Beth Nahrin. Persecution of Iraqi Christians continues in order to prevent them from taking part in the political process.

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12 June 2007

Jihad Etiquette: The Guidebook for Taking a Life

medium_Nick_Berg_Beheading.jpg(nytimes.com)  We were in a small house in Zarqa, Jordan, trying to interview two heavily bearded Islamic...

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08 June 2007

Baghdad Christians threatened with tax, eviction

medium_al_qaeda_iraq.jpg(sacbee.com)  An al Qaida-affiliated insurgent group is giving Christians in Baghdad a stark set of options...

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