US State Department 2017 Report on Religious Freedom

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AINA - 1/6/18 (AINA) -- The US State Department published its annual International Religious Freedom Report for 2017 on Tuesday. The following are excerpts from the report concerning Assyrians in Turkey, Iran, Syria and Iraq. Iraq Christian leaders estimate there are fewer than 250,000 Christians remaining in the country, with the largest population -- at least 200,000 -- living in the ...

No inside man in looting of Greek Orthodox archdiocese: source

The Daily Star 29/11/2011 BEIRUT: Three men who were arrested last week for allegedly robbing and vandalizing the Greek Orthodox archdiocese in Beirut will be handed over to Prosecution General Tuesday. The Internal Security Forces said last week that the three men confessed to their crime in addition to several others that they had committed. The suspects confessed to ...

ISF arrests 3 suspects in vandalism of archdiocese

The Daily Star 22/11/2011 BEIRUT: Three Lebanese men suspected of robbing and vandalizing the Greek Orthodox archdiocese last week were arrested Monday and investigations will continue before any charges are leveled against them, a security source told The Daily Star Monday. The source said information about the suspects is being kept confidential at the request of the Internal ...