Takeover of town is a threat to monks at Mar Elian monastery
Over 200 hostages now face a Sharia court in Raqqa
ISIS militants have stepped up their attacks on Assyrian Christian towns in northern Syria.
Assyrian Christians appeal for help after at least 90 people were abducted from villages in the north-east of the country
Group aims to take back Nineveh Plains from Islamists
Christian and Yazidi refugees living in horrific conditions, clerics find