Posts Tagged ‘ ISIL ’

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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Washington’s War on the Islamic State Is Only Making It Stronger

Jun 17th, 2016 | By

The caliphate is losing territory in Iraq and Syria, but the U.S.-backed military campaign is stoking sectarian tensions that could spread global jihad. The Islamic State’s international appeal has become untethered from its military performance on the ground.

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Chairman’s Report for June 10, 2016

Jun 10th, 2016 | By

In this newsletter: Obama can’t find any persecuted Syrian Christians – 97% of Syrian refugees Obama imported in 2015 were Sunni Muslim – The United States is still arming Sunni fighters in Syria – why? – Lack of diapers for Christian refugee babies is causing severe health problems

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Saudi embassy branded ‘Daesh bank’ in Berlin projection stunt

May 16th, 2016 | By

The embassy of Saudi Arabia in the German capital has been decorated with an ISIS flag and labeled the “Daesh Bank” in a projection stunt performed by human rights activists in an effort to draw attention to the kingdom’s purported links to terrorist organizations.

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They Say We Are Infidels

May 13th, 2016 | By

Belz writes of Baghdad’s Dora neighborhood, from which tens of thousands of Christians fled overnight, unlikely to return. One resident said that when terrorists learned he had five children, they said, “Fine, three for you and two for us.” Letters (containing bullets) went out, warning, “We know your house and we know your family. We will kill you one after the other. Depart the Muslim areas.”

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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.

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Chairman’s Report for March 18th, 2016

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Exposing Sunni terror – Our ISIS problem is our Saudi Arabia problem / Christmas for Refugees program promoted at major conference / First major supply of diapers delivered to our ministry partner in Iraq / RFC Chairman William Murray’s new book, Utopian Road to Hell, went on sale March 8th and sold out at Amazon in two days!

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Cotton Introduces Religious Persecution Relief Act to Protect Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) has introduced the Religious Persecution Relief Act, legislation that would grant religious minorities fleeing persecution at the hands of ISIS and other groups in Syria priority status so they can apply directly to the U.S. resettlement program. The bill will also set aside 10,000 resettlement slots annually that must be devoted to Syrian religious minorities.

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‘Genocide’ declaration doesn’t ensure U.S. will take action against Islamic State

Mar 18th, 2016 | By

Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s declaration that the Islamic State is engaged in a genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq met with wide approval Thursday, but major questions loom over whether the designation will result in any serious move by the Obama administration to stop the carnage.

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