ISIS Enters Assyrian Town in Syria & Removes Church Cross

The church in Tel Hormizd, Syria and the cross that was removed from it by ISIS.

1/2/14 Tel Hormizd, Syria (AINA) -- Two pickups carrying twenty armed members of ISIS entered the Assyrian town of Tel Hormizd in Hassaka, Syria yesterday and forced the residents to remove the cross from the church tower. The town is located on the Khabur river, in the Assyrian section of Hassaka which contains thirty five Assyrian ...

Three Assyrians Kidnapped in Syria

2/10/14 (AINA) -- Three Assyrian men have been kidnapped in Hasaka, Syria, according to Assyrian Human Rights Watch. The three men were kidnapped in the town of Tel Tamar, in the Khabour region of Hasaka, which is mainly populated by Assyrians. The kidnappers are believed to be affiliated with ISIS.The three men are: Dr. Samir David Hormuz ...