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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

Only 40,000 Christians are left in Aleppo, according to reports

Christian minorities from Iraq and Syria left feeling ‘betrayed’ as humanitarian assistance fails to reach them

About 300,000 people are believed to be in East Aleppo. No food or medical aid has been able to reach the rebel-held territory for several weeks