Iraqi Christians

Iraqi Christians Revisit Ghost Town Abandoned by Daesh

By Ulf Laessing BARTELLA, Iraq, Nov 24 – A damaged picture of Jesus and a CD from his daughter’s wedding were pretty much all Iraqi Christian Said Shaba found when he returned to the ransacked house he had to flee when Daesh arrived two and a half years ago. The militants stole a safe with

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Iraqi Christians Fear Extinction, See No Relief From Daesh

By Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD, March 27  – Iraqi Christians gathered in Baghdad this weekend to mark Easter but celebrations were tempered by fears Daesh would eradicate their shrinking community, even as the army launched a U.S.-backed offensive to retake Mosul, their ancestral homeland. In mid-2014, Christians in Mosul were forced to flee when Daesh seized

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