BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Church and Market Blasts Kill Dozens

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service iraq-christians BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants targeted Christians in two seperate bomb attacks in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Christmas Day, killing at least 37 people and raising fears that the embattled Christian minority will face a new wave of extremism, officials said.

BREAKING NEWS: Anglican Leader Urges Biblical Calm As Dozens Are Killed In Syria, Iraq

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service andrewwhite BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Anglican leader in Iraq said Saturday, August 24, he was thinking of the Bible's warning not to be alarmed amid warfare as dozens of people were killed nearby in the capital Baghdad, while neighboring Syria was rocked by apparently new chemical weapons attack revelations.

Three Christians Killed In Iraq; More Violence Feared

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service ap_christians_iraq_081011_mn1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Iraq held worship services Sunday, May 3, after they were urged not to flee despite the killing of three believers in the northern city of Kirkuk.

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Kidnap Christian Female Doctor

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service ap_iraq_christians_081031_mn1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen have kidnapped a Christian doctor from her home near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul overnight in front of her four children, police said on Sunday, September 27.

Iraq Christians Kidnapped Amid Heightened Security Concerns

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Security forces on Wednesday, September 28, still searched for three Iraqi Christians, a week after they were reportedly kidnapped by suspected militants in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk.

BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Detains Militants Over Deadly Church Siege

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife) — Iraq said Saturday, November 27, that its security forces have detained a dozen militants suspected of helping take Christians hostage in a church siege that killed scores of worshipers and two priests last month.

Group: ‘Iraq Christians Face Harder Times After U.S. Withdrawal’

By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- An organization dedicated to reportedly persecuted Christians worldwide warned Thursday, September 9, that life for minority Christians in Iraq will get worse as American troops are redeployed back to the United States

Pope Francis Prays for Persecuted Christians in Iraq

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has visited Iraq to reassure the nation’s dwindling Christian community of his...

Mosul Iraq’s ‘Most Dangerous City’ For Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service MOSUL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Mosul is now one of the most violent cities in Iraq with Christians and other minorities singled out for attacks and thousands continue to flee from the troubled nation, a Christian group said Thursday, August 16.

U.S. Denies Entry To “Thousands” Of “Persecuted” Iraqi Christians (UPDATE)

(ADDS MORE BACKGROUND, CHANGING LEAD) By BosNewsLife Correspondents Joseph DeCaro and Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- The immigration status of thousands of Christians fleeing bloodshed and persecution in Iraq remained uncertain Monday, November 28, due to new security measures in the United States following fresh terrorism concerns, aid workers said.