ISIS DENIES KIDNAPPING ALEPPO METROPOLITANS

Pravoslavie.ru  - 1/9/17 During the course of recent negotiations with Hezbollah and the Syrian army, the terrorist organization ISIS denied that it had kidnapped Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo and Oriental Orthodox Metropolitan Johanna Ibrahim, who were abducted on April 22, 2013, reports vimaorthodoxias.gr. Hezbollah and the Syrian army recently trapped 300 terrorists from the Islamic State on Mount Qalamoun, ...

General Abbas Ibrahim Visits Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East 21/1/14 Chief of the General Security in Lebanon, General Abbas Ibrahim , visited Holy Father  and exchanged the latest situations of Abducted Metropolitans and Nuns The 12 nuns join two bishops and a priest who are already believed to be held by hardline rebels, deepening concerns that extremists in the ...