Iraq Christians Facing Crucifixions, Torture By Islamic State Militants

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service christianrescuedBAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraqi Christians are facing crucifixions, torture and sex slavery in areas controlled by the Islamic State group, but at least some of them have forgiven those who persecuted them, according to testimonies seen by BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Releases Christian Girl From Prison

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in northern Iraq have released a 16-year-old Christian girl who was serving a 3 1/2 years jail sentence for killing her uncle after he attacked her, observers of the case confirmed Wednesday, November 12.

Modern Day Exodus Of Iraqi Christians Amid Violence, IOM Says

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- A modern day exodus of Christians into the autonomous Kurdish regions of Iraq have greatly increased after a series of attacks against them, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Iraq Christians In Czech Republic Amid EU Tensions Over Refugees

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Officials say the first of a total of more 153 Iraqi Christians who have been offered asylum in the Czech Republic have arrived in the capital Prague, after neighboring Slovakia also agreed to host Christians. It comes amid European Union concerns however that it is being overwhelmed by migrants fleeing war and poverty, most of them Muslims.

Putting a Face to Suffering (Column)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist Martin Roth BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife Columns)-- As Assyrian Christians continue to suffer at the hands of the barbaric Islamic State, a newly published book of images is set to raise awareness in the West of their plight.

NEWS ALERT: Nuns, Orphans, Released In Iraq

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 041116_iraq_christians_hmed_8a_hmedium1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Friends expressed relief Wednesday, July 16, after five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Three Christians Killed In Iraq; More Violence Feared

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service ap_christians_iraq_081011_mn1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Iraq held worship services Sunday, May 3, after they were urged not to flee despite the killing of three believers in the northern city of Kirkuk.

Mosul Iraq’s ‘Most Dangerous City’ For Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service MOSUL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Mosul is now one of the most violent cities in Iraq with Christians and other minorities singled out for attacks and thousands continue to flee from the troubled nation, a Christian group said Thursday, August 16.

Missionaries: ‘Refugees In Iraq Turning To Christ Amid Islamic Attacks’

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos peoplefleeIRBIL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Native missionaries in Iraq say God is using them to spread hope and faith in Jesus Christ among thousands fleeing Islamic State militants, and many become Christians.

Christians In Syria, Iraq Fleeing Attacks And Crucifixions

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service iraq-christiansBAGHDAD/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Syria and neighboring Iraq faced more upheaval Monday, July 7, after an Islamic group expelled tens of thousands of residents from their homes and crucified at least nine people.

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