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Adopting the Victims of Persecution

June 23, 2022:

Last August, there was an attack on a village in central Nigeria, leaving 11 people dead and many others injured.

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Major Syrian Monastery Reopens Seeking Tourists

June 22, 2022:

06/22/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – After over a decade of war, a major monastery in the Syrian desert has […]

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USCIRF Hearing Addresses the Lack of Religious Freedom in Syria

June 01, 2022:

06/01/2022 United States (International Christian Concern) — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a virtual hearing on […]

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ISIS Victims Receive Bibles for the First Time

April 20, 2022:

Most people are aware of the persecution that Christians in Syria have faced in recent years in the wake of ISIS.

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Syrian Greek Orthodox Priest Found Dead in Cathedral

April 11, 2022:

04/11/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – 65-year-old George Rafiq Housh, a Syrian priest, was found dead at a Greek Orthodox cathedral […]

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A Grocery Store Project Born in Family Tragedy

April 02, 2022:

When ICC first crossed paths with Khalid, one staff member observed, “He is so broken. He feels so much guilt, he can barely speak; he just looks down.”

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Syrian Civil War Enters 12th Year

March 21, 2022:

03/21/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – On March 15, Syrians lamented the 11th anniversary of the start of the Syrian […]

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Islamic State Names New Leader

March 15, 2022:

03/15/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – The Islamic State confirmed the death of its previous leader more than a month after […]

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Syrian-Armenian Church Rebuilt After Islamic State Desecration

February 25, 2022:

02/25/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – A church previously utilized by the Islamic State in Raqqa, Syria has been restored to […]

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Islamist Groups Entrenched in Syria

February 16, 2022:

02/16/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – Fundamental Islamist groups are still highly active and present in Syria as observed by the […]

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Turkish Airstrikes Violate Religious Minorities and IS Combat Efforts

February 12, 2022:

02/12/2022 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Turkish bombardment continued in early February targeting regions in Syria and Iraq that included refugee […]

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