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A special forces soldier helps a family carry their child to cross from an ISIS-controlled part of Mosul to an area controlled by Iraqi forces

Campaigners want US government to do more to help Christians and other minorities persecuted by ISIS

A Catholic spokesman says ISIS is now ‘strongly entrenched’ in the North Sinai region

As Christians flee ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula, those left behind face mounting persecution

A priest says 1,000 Christians have fled, with some receiving threats on their mobile phones

The murder – the sixth in less than a month – comes after ISIS promised to step up its attacks

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The murders come days after an ISIS video vowed to increase attacks on minority groups

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In a video released on Monday, an ISIS affiliate group said Christians are their ‘favourite prey’

Fr Emanuel Youkhana visited the war-torn city last week

At the time of the attack, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called for the accused to be held accountable