Will Trump Let the US Army Stand by While 100,000 Christians Are Killed?

Will Trump Let the US Army Stand by While 100,000 Christians Are Killed?

U.S. troops and approximately 100,000 Christians are endangered by a pending Turkish attack on northeastern Syria. The situation has prompted a Christian self-defense force to beg the American army for protection. A partner of the Christian force, the Syriac Military Council, sent a message to Clarion Project, among other organizations as well as the U.S. government, asking for help. The SMC’s public statement says: “We urge the Christians in the U.S. to ask that the U.S. Army that is present in North-East Syria will not allow the Turkish army and jihadists to invade North-East Syria. Will the U.S. Army stand…
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Meet the Iranian Terror Victim Who Converted to Christianity

Meet the Iranian Terror Victim Who Converted to Christianity

Mohamed Alizadeh is an Iranian Kurd who converted to Christianity and now lives in Iraqi Kurdistan. He works with a Christian non-governmental organization based in the U.S. He has been a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDP-Iran) since 2011 and is involved with broadcasting. He says he was wounded in a bombing targeting the party’s headquarters in Iraq. The party accuses Iran of responsibility. The KDP-Iran manifesto states that its “strategic objective is the right of self-determination for the Kurdish nation of Eastern Kurdistan within a democratic and federal Iran in the form of a Kurdistan republic.…
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Syrian Christian Forces Ask Trump for Help

Syrian Christian Forces Ask Trump for Help

A Syriac Christian militia in Syria that is fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda and also opposes the Assad regime is asking President Trump for direct military assistance and to be treated as equals with the U.S.-backed Arab forces preparing to take Raqqa, the “capitol” of ISIS. The Syriac Military Council (MFS) is a Christian component of the 50,000-strong Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurds, Sunni Arabs, Turkmen and Christians backed by the United States and formed in October 2015. The U.S. military describes the alliance as its “best partnered forces” in Syria. The special operators helping the…
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Christian Militia Celebrates in Reclaimed Iraqi City

The Nineveh Plain Protection Units (NPU), a Christian militia in Iraq, is celebrating the hoisting up of a new cross in the destroyed city of Qaraqosh (also known as Baghdeda) that once had 50,000 Christians living there. The event heralded the opening of a new chapter in the city and, hopefully, for the Christians and other victims of Islamist genocide in Iraq. The NPU thanked a French organization named “SOS Chretiens Orient” (SOS Eastern Christians) that sponsored the cross and the rebuilding of homes in the area. I took a tour of one NPU member’s home in this city in…
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Egyptian Christians Face Increased Kidnappings

Egyptian Christians Face Increased Kidnappings

4/8/2013 Kidnappers are increasingly targeting Christians in a southern province in Egypt. More than 150 Christians, including children, have been kidnapped for ransom in Minya province over the past two years. Many Christians live in this province, along with some of Egypt's most radical Islamists. The most recent widely reported case is that of Ezzat Kromer, a Christian gynecologist and father of three, who was abducted as he drove home from his practice in the village of Nazlet el-Amoden. A masked gunman fired a round between his feet as he sat behind the wheel of his car and said with…
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