Syria’s Christian Minority Lives in Fear of Kidnapping and Street Battles

The bell tower of a church in Ras al Ayn, which was used as a base for snipers. (Danny Gold)

      DANNY GOLD 18/4/13 George Abdulahad stood on his balcony in the Syrian city of Ras Al Ayn filling in bullet holes with plaster. His apartment, like many in the Christian neighborhood, lay gutted, the walls destroyed by an RPG or some sort of incendiary device. The fighting had been over for nearly a month now, but Abdulahad ...