Daesh Terrorists ‘Torture, Imprison and Even Burn Iraqi Christians Alive

Sputniknews - 14/11/16 The radical terrorist group, notorious for its brutality towards ethnic and religious minorities, has tortured Iraqi Christians, raping women, burning alive those, who tried to oppose the militants, and destroying churches, Baha Erzan Asu, a Christian from Mosul who has moved to Erbil, told Sputnik. "Christians living in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan have suffered a ...

‘They Humiliated Us, Blew up Our Church’: Iraqi Priest Recalls Life Under Daesh

Sputniknews - 29/10/16 Davut Süleyman Uşek is a priest in the Iraqi village of Bartilla, near Mosul. He spoke with Sputnik Turkey about how the residents are returning to the village after it has been liberated from Daesh. The settlements were liberated by the Iraqi army and Peshmerga forces within the Mosul operation and now are gradually filling ...

Here’s What Iraqi Forces Found After Liberating Assyrian Town

By Bridget Johnson – 25/10/16 PJ Media Iraqi and Kurdish forces are going town-by-town in the multi-front advance on Mosul, liberating villages as they go and finding varying degrees of ISIS resistance along the way. Bartella is an Assyrian town less than half an hour east of Mosul on Iraq's Highway 2. Once home to about 20,000 ...

Assyrians in North Iraq Pressured to Sign Petition for Kurdish Independence

AINA- 15/5/16 Dohuk, Iraq (AINA) -- Local and internally displaced Assyrians living in north Iraq are being pressured by Kurdish officials to sign a petition for Kurdish independence from Iraq. The petition is being distributed by Kurdish mayors in north Iraq in the areas surrounding Dohuk (Noohadra in Assyrian), including the villages of Cree Basee, Askari ...