Two Aramean (Syriac) Christians killed, five others injured in Northeast Syria

WCA - 13/11/2019 Yesterday, two Arameans (Syriacs) were killed on the road from Qamishli to Deir Ezzor by two unidentified gunmen. The two victims were a priest of the Armenian Catholic Church in Qamishli and his father. A few hours later, three big explosives went off in Qamishli, killing several civilians and injuring a dozen of ...

Terrorists set fire to Syriac Church in Deir Ezzor city

19/6/13 - SANA Terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra on Wednesday set fire to al-Wahdah Syriac church in Deir Ezzor city. An official source told SANA that an armed group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra set fire to the church's building. The church's furniture and contents went up in flames. An army unit also clashed with armed terrorist groups which ...

Syria: Old Franciscan church destroyed

20/4/13 A violent explosion destroyed the church and convent of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in Deir Ezzor, in Mesopotamia on 15 April, Fides reports. Fr Tony Haddad, Vice-Provincial of the Friars for the Near East, who oversees the Capuchin presence in Lebanon and Syria said: "It was the only church in Deir Ezzor still remained almost ...

Syria’s Christian Community Under Attack

30/3/13 Beirut -- The plight of Syria's Christian community has returned to the fore once again this week after opposition forces claimed that the Assad regime has targeted churches in the Deir Ezzor region. Websites affiliated with the Syrian opposition posted videos allegedly showing damage to churches in the region as a result of air raids carried ...