By BosNewsLife Middle East Service MOSUL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- At least 11 people were killed in several attacks in Iraq Friday, December 25 as security forces struggled to protect Christians against Christmas attacks following deadly church bombings this week.
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BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraqi Christians "requested prayers" Wednesday, December 16, after at least four people were killed in bombings targeting churches and a Christian school in Iraq's troubled northern city of Mosul, a Christian advocacy group confirmed.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians were among those reminded of bloodshed Tuesday, December 8, as a wave of car bombings rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 118 people and wounding over 200 others. It was the worst violence to hit Baghdad, since October, when two massive car-bombs killed 155 people.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen have kidnapped a Christian doctor from her home near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul overnight in front of her four children, police said on Sunday, September 27.
By BosNewsLife News Center BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- At least 11 Christians were killed in Iraq and Somalia by suspected militants over the weekend, Christian rights investigators said Monday, July 13.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, 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.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- As Islamic militants stepped up deadly attacks, there were security concerns Thursday, April 30, in Iraq about the plight of followers of the Biblical preacher John the Baptist, who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River.
BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has appealed to Iraqi authorities to defend minority Christians, after police confirmed that the Christian owner of a car repair shop was killed, execution-style, in Mosul.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraqi Christians who returned to their ancient city after a wave of violence and intimidation were in shock Friday, November 14, after discovering that two sisters were stabbed to death when attackers broke into their home, several Christian sources said.
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.