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The Iraqi commander made the call as the army approached a historic Christian town near Mosul

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Many Arab Christians wanting to divorce resort to converting to another religion

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Christian militias are merely defending villages from an enemy that will show no mercy. But in doing so they must make dangerous choices

The Sunni-Shia conflict forces Governments to make tricky diplomatic choices. Iran seems a better prospect

Assyrian group says it has liberated a village from ISIS control with help from US-led coalition

Working at her side as the West prepared for war with Saddam Hussein, I saw her dread as she glimpsed the future of Middle Eastern Christianity

Cafod is amongst the aid agencies unable to enter the Syrian city because of heavy fighting

Pope Francis was speaking after the recitation of the Angelus prayer in St Peter’s Square on Sunday