Tag : Syria
Sexual Slavery by ISIS title : U.N. Special Representative: ISIS Forces Women in ‘Extreme’ Sex Slave Trade With Few Escape Options
summary : Reports from Iraq and Syria have claimed that the terror group known as ISIS has engaged in acts of “extreme” sexual violence against women, including putting them up on the auction block. The enslaved women have few escape options.
date : May 27, 2015 03:40 AM EDT
Palmyra title : Ancient Syrian City of Palmyra, a World Heritage Site, Falls to ISIS Control
summary : The terror group known as ISIS continued its bloody rampage across Syria on Wednesday, this time taking control over the ancient ruins of Palmyra.
date : May 21, 2015 10:44 AM EDT
Middle East Christians title : College Professor Focuses on Plight of Middle East’s Christians, Who Are at Risk of Total Destruction
summary : The plight of Christians in the Middle East has especially been brutal in Iraq and Syria. Now a college professor has tried to find a way to avoid a “clash of civilizations” in the region.
date : May 18, 2015 06:38 PM EDT
Religious Persecution, Iran Christians title : U.S. Government Report Highlights Religious Freedom Violations, Including Christian Persecution [Correction]
summary : A report released by the United States government has been released for 2015, highlighting religious freedom violations in 33 countries.
date : May 04, 2015 06:12 PM EDT
Female Kurdish Fighters title : Thousands of Kurdish Women Take Stand and Bear Arms against ISIS Brutality
summary : The Islamic terror group known as ISIS has been infamously known for its brutal treatment of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, especially if they happened to be women. However, an increasing number of them, mostly Kurds, are starting to fight back against that oppression.
date : May 01, 2015 01:08 PM EDT
ISIS Controls Palestinian Refugee Camp Yarmouk title : ISIS Militants Occupy Refugee Camp Yarmouk in Syria, Sparking Fears Of Mass ‘Slaughter'
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has been making inroads in Syria, occupying part of a Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus on Thursday. The United Nations has expressed concern that a “potential massacre” could take place there.
date : Apr 11, 2015 01:38 AM EDT
Islamic State Releases over 200 Yazidis title : In Unusual Move, ISIS Releases 200 Yazidis, Mostly Children and Elderly, from Its Custody
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has been infamous for oppressing Christians and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria. However, Kurdish officials reported that ISIS has released more than 200 Yazidis from its custody on Wednesday.
date : Apr 08, 2015 08:21 PM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Center for American Progress: How the U.S. Can Help Middle East Christians
summary : Christians and other minorities in the Middle East have faced persecution for centuries in the region. However, the latest round of persecution has left some Americans wondering how their country can help those people.
date : Apr 08, 2015 01:59 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : In His Easter Message, Pope Francis Calls for End to Violence and Oppression Worldwide
summary : Pope Francis used his Easter message on Sunday to call for an end to violence and oppression around the world.
date : Apr 07, 2015 02:25 PM EDT
ISIS title : ISIS Carries Out New Executions in Syria, Killing 37 People
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has carried out another round of brutal executions on Tuesday, this time on at least 37 civilians in Syria.
date : Mar 31, 2015 07:53 PM EDT
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : Rise of Persecution from ISIS and Others Forces Christians to Leave Middle East Altogether
summary : Until recently, the coverage of persecution directed at Christians and other minorities have received scant attention from most Western media outlets. However, one prominent news magazine in the United States has placed the issue on the front page.
date : Mar 27, 2015 01:42 PM EDT
ISIS terror title : ISIS Does Its Best to Eliminate All Traces of Christianity in Parts of Iraq and Syria under Its Control
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has persecuted Christians and other minorities in the areas of Iraq and Syria it controls. Now it has turned its focus to eliminating all traces of Christianity in the region.
date : Mar 17, 2015 06:09 PM EDT
ISIS title : ISIS Accepts Boko Haram’s Allegiance, Expanding Reach of Terror in Africa and Middle East
summary : In a move that may be considered the West’s worst nightmare scenario, the Islamic terror group known as ISIS has accepted Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance on Thursday.
date : Mar 12, 2015 09:27 PM EDT
Egyptians Beheaded by ISIS in Libya title : International Christian Union President Makes Case For Christian State in Middle East, Citing Persecution in Region [Interview]
summary : The terror group ISIS and its affiliates have been actively persecuting Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. According to one leader of a prominent organization, a Christian state in the region could be a possible solution for helping Christianity to survive that region in the future.
date : Mar 10, 2015 01:03 PM EDT
Female Fighters of Kurdish Troops Regain Kobani from ISIS title : ISIS Attacks Christian Villages in Syria, But Kurds and Locals Stand Their Ground Against Terror Group
summary : The terror group known as ISIS targeted a series of mainly Christian villages in northeastern Syria on Saturday. However, the militants were beaten back by Kurdish forces and their local allies.
date : Mar 09, 2015 01:28 PM EDT
Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians Beheaded by ISIS title : Assyrian Christians Claim ISIS Assaults Tantamount to Genocide of 1915, Ask 'Civilized World' to React Swiftly, Decisively
summary : The Islamic terror group known as ISIS continued its march across Iraq and Syria this week, tearing down artifacts and persecuting religious minorities. However, they have directed much of their wrath against Assyrian Christians and their ancient culture.
date : Feb 28, 2015 01:52 AM EST
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : ISIS kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria in Retaliation to Offensive Carried Out By Kurdish Forces, U.S.-Led Coalition
summary : The Islamic terror group known as ISIS carried out its first mass abduction in Syria on Tuesday, kidnapping at 90 Assyrian Christians in two villages from that war-torn country.
date : Feb 24, 2015 05:45 PM EST
American ISIS Hostage Kayla Jean Mueller title : ISIS Claims Female American Hostage Kayla Jean Mueller Killed in Jordanian Airstrike
summary : Islamic State of Levant (ISIL), formerly known as ISIS, has released a statement claiming that U.S. female aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller was purportedly killed in the Jordanian airstrike that took place after the militants released a video showing brutal execution of Jordanian pilot, according to terrorism watchdog SITE Intel. The claim is being investigated by the CIA.
date : Feb 06, 2015 01:10 PM EST
Middle East Refugee Crisis title : Middle East Refugee Crisis: Christian Leaders Ask for Help, Organizations Respond
summary : A group of Eastern Christian leaders met in Lebanon to address the situation of Christian refugees in the Middle East and call on the international community to stop supporting terrorism. A few organizations have stepped up to help alleviate the crisis as best they could.
date : Jan 30, 2015 01:12 PM EST
ISIS title : New ISIS Video Shows Young Boy Callously Executing 'Russian Spies'
summary : The Islamic State, commonly known as ISIS, released a new video that purportedly shows a child executing two men accused of being Russian spies trying to infiltrate the terrorist organization in Syria.
date : Jan 14, 2015 10:02 AM EST
James Wright Foley title : 60 Journalists Killed on Duty in 2014; Around Half Targeted for Murder
summary : The year 2014 has been a deadly year to work in journalism. According to a new report, at least 60 journalists have been killed this year while on the job or due to their work, while 44 percent of them were targeted for murder.
date : Dec 23, 2014 11:30 AM EST
US Airstrikes on ISIS title : US Airstrikes Kill 3 Senior ISIS Leaders In Iraq
summary : The Pentagon said on Thursday that US airstrikes in Iraq have killed three senior Islamic State (ISIS) leaders in recent weeks, which has affected the terrorist organization's ability to conduct attacks, supply fighters and finance operations.
date : Dec 19, 2014 12:40 PM EST
Kassig title : Next ISIS Beheading May Be First Female Victim Recorded on Video
summary : After yet another American aid worker is beheaded by the Islamic State in Syria, experts believe that the next victim will be a woman.
date : Nov 17, 2014 05:15 PM EST
ISIS Terrorizing Religious Minorities, Children title : Pentagon: ISIS 'Unlike Anything We've Seen,' May Call for Airstrikes In Syria
summary : American's top defense officials recently called ISIS "beyond just a terrorist group," saying that they engage in horrors "beyond anything we have seen." The officials say further military action will need to be taken to effectively defeat the terrorist group.
date : Aug 22, 2014 05:16 PM EDT
Christian Syrian Man Beheaded title : Islamic Militants Force Christian Man To Deny Jesus Christ, Then Behead Him
summary : A Christian man in Syria was recently captured by Islamic militants,forced to recant his faith, and then was killed. Currently, Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world for Christians, as Muslims continue to rape, torture and kill people of faith.
date : Aug 06, 2014 03:19 PM EDT
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