Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, had been
one of the major religions of the region from 4th-century Byzantine reforms and ...
Jul 22, 2015 ... He died of a head wound after being struck by a militant while fleeing his ... One
of the main pipelines for Christians fleeing the Middle East runs ...
Nov 10, 2015 ... In Iraq, where Christians are being butchered in mass executions by the Islamic
... 'In parts of the Middle East — particularly in Syria and Iraq — the crisis is so ....
Charlotte Cash, 34, has been named as the woman who died ...
Dec 14, 2015 ... To his joy, the pope called the Middle Eastern priest and told him that "I will ....
where they force Christians to either convert to Islam or die.".
Mar 10, 2016 ... Iraqi Christians who fled Mosul after it was taken over by Isis attend a weekly
prayer in Irbil, northern Iraq. Photograph: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty ...
Jan 12, 2016 ... Millions escaped countries such as Nigeria, Eritrea, Syria and Iraq in 2015,
according to charity.
Jul 27, 2015 ... The scale of attacks on Christians in the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia
and Latin America has alarmed organisations that monitor ...
Dec 25, 2015 ... Christianity is under siege in the very region where it was born. Of the 1.1 million
Syrian Christians, 10% have fled or died.
Jan 17, 2016 ... Last year was the most violent for Christians in modern history, according to a
new report ... Christians flee persecution in the middle east 05:45 ...
Apr 15, 2015 ... The BBC's Jane Corbin travelled across the Middle East - through Iraq and Syria
- to investigate the plight of Christians, as hundreds of thousands flee .... More
than 200,000 people have died in Syria's four years of civil war.