List of Assyrian and Other Churches Destroyed in Syria

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13/12/15 (AINA) -- The following is a list of Assyrian churches and monasteries in Syria that have been destroyed by ISIS and other Muslim groups. Also included is a list of non-Assyrian churches that have been destroyed. Attacks on Christians in Syria began almost immediately after the Syrian civil war began. The attacks have targeted villages, churches ...

Kurdish and Assyrian Forces Regain Assyrian Villages From Jihadists

A Kurdish YPG fighter at the top of a destroyed tank, which was hit during clashes with ISIS militants in Hasakah countryside (photo: ARA News).

By Haitham Haji and Redwan Bizar ARA News- 22/5/15 Sere Kaniye, Syria -- Subsequent to fierce battles with the Islamic State group (IS/ISIL), the Kurdish forces of the People's Protection Units (YPG) regained control of new villages at the banks of Khabur River near the town of Tel Temir in Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, media sources reported ...

ISIS Destroys Assyrian Church in Syria

The Assyrian Virgin Mary Church in Tel Nasri, Syria, was destroyed by ISIS today at about 9 AM.

  5/4/15 Hasaka (AINA) -- ISIS destroyed the Virgin Mary Church in the Assyrian village of Tel Nasri in Khabur, Syria today at about 9 AM. after Assyrian and Kurdish fighters attempted to reenter the village. According to reports, the church has been leveled. On February 23 ISIS attacked the 35 Assyrian villages on the Khabur River, including ...

ISIS Crosses River in New Attacks on Assyrian Villages in Syria

8/3/15 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) -- ISIS crossed to the northern side of the Khabur river in the Hasaka province of Syria At 2 A.M. this morning and launched fierce attacks on several villages. ISIS fighters crossed through the village of Tel Maghas and Tel Nasri and began fighting with Kurdish and Assyrian fighters near the Arab ...