Posts Tagged ‘ ISIS ’

Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s Long Road to Islamic Reform

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “There has been a lot of positive symbolism” from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding Islamic reform but little action, stated former American Ambassador Alberto Fernandez on April 3 in Washington, DC.  He and his fellow Hudson Institute panelists examined the enormous difficulties confronting any reform of

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U.S. Coalition Blamed For Civilian Casualties In Syria

Apr 19th, 2017 | By

Activists say that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor have killed more than 20 civilians in an operation against fighters from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The strikes targeted two sites on the Syrian-Iraqi border late on April 17 according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a

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Piers Morgan: ISIS War On Christianity ‘Ought To Be Dominating Cable News’

Apr 12th, 2017 | By

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Daily Mail editor-at-large Piers Morgan on Monday criticized the American media for paying more attention to isolated terrorist attacks in Europe while ignoring the Islamic State’s ongoing war on Christianity in the Middle East. Appearing on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Mr. Morgan lamented that “a handful of people

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Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday in Qaraqosh

Apr 11th, 2017 | By

Hundreds of Christians came together in Qaraqosh, Iraq to celebrate Palm Sunday for the first time in three years. They worshiped in a church that had been torched by Islamic State militants. In October, Iraqi forces and the Christian militia pushed Islamic State militants out of Qaraqosh as part of a campaign to retake Mosul

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Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in Tanta during what was meant to be

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At least 44 killed in Egypt church bombings on Palm Sunday, ISIS claims responsibility

Apr 9th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

Various news agencies reported two suicide bombings at Coptic Churches by the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Egypt. The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim terror organization. The same day Islamic State suicide bombers attacked Donald Trump’s and John McCain’s Syrian rebel groups fighting to overthrow the secualr government of Syria. Confused yet?

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ISIS Militants Disguised as Iraqi Police Slaughter 31 People

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

Islamic State militants posed as Iraqi police officers, slaughtering 31 people and wounded 40 in an attack in Tikrit in northern Iraq. According to Ireland’s Independent.ie, the militants first targeted a police checkpoint and then the house of a police colonel who was the head of the counter-terrorism services. They later turned their fire on

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Akbarzhon Dzhalilov — the Russian terror suspect born in Jihad Town

Apr 5th, 2017 | By

Russian authorities have identified the name of the man they think responsible for setting off the St. Petersburg subway blast that killed 14 and injured dozens – Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, 22. And they’re not using the “I-word”yet – Islam – but all fingers are pointing in that direction. The guy was born in a hotspot breeding

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How Prince Charles Is Helping Christians in the Middle East

Apr 4th, 2017 | By

According to Daily Mail, Prince Charles is so concerned about persecuted Christians in the Middle East that he has privately funded support groups there and invited refugees to his homes. According to reports, Prince Charles has given a generous donation to the charity, Aid to the Church in Need, which helps Christians fleeing the Middle

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ISIS Uses Children As Human Shields in Mosul

Mar 30th, 2017 | By

According to the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights website, the Islamic State seized 197 children and is using them as human shields. The children are being held near the Large Mosque on the east bank of Mosul to stop the advancement of coalition forces currently trying to retake eastern Mosul from the Islamic State. Lt.-

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