Posts Tagged ‘ Christian hostages ’

Islamic State Frees Dozens Of Christian Hostages, But Many Remain Captive

Nov 20th, 2015 | By

Fighters of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have released another 37 Assyrian Christians who had been kidnapped nine months ago, but hundreds of other Christian hostages remain detained, Christians confirmed Friday, November 20.

Muslim “rebel” army takes town in Philippines – Christians held hostage

Sep 13th, 2013 | By
Philippine Special Forces try to dislodge Muslim rebels holding Christians hostage

Muslim rebels joined forces to fight government troops Thursday, September 12, raising concerns about a pastor and several other Christians who were believed to remain among some 180 hostages in the southern Philippines. The latest firefight broke out on an island adjacent to the heavily Christian Zamboanga City where sporadic and intermittent gunfire was heard for a fourth day