Posts Tagged ‘ Baghdad ’

Iraqi Christians fear extinction, see no relief from ISIS

Mar 28th, 2016 | By
Iraq has seen many attacks on churches in recent years.

Iraqi Christians gathered in Baghdad to mark Easter but celebrations were tempered by fears ISIS would eradicate their shrinking community, even as the army launched a U.S.-backed offensive to retake Mosul, their ancestral homeland.

The Boy Jihadis: Gun-toting Children Watch ISIS Execution

Jun 17th, 2014 | By

Shocking video emerged today showing armed militant children – some no older than eight – proudly overseeing the execution of a prisoner in cold blood as jihadi fighters continue their ruthless drive to topple Iraq.

Footage shows a man surrounded by a baying mob of masked insurgents reportedly in the city of Mosul which was taken by ISIS militants last week.