Vice President Pence Praises Late Christian Missionary Kayla Mueller

More details emerged about a young Christian missionary killed in Syria after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence dedicated Wednesday‘s vice-presidential debate to her.

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Yazidis and Christians face existential threat in northeast Syria following Turkish intervention and US pull back of troops

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) heard last week that President Donald Trump’s partial withdrawal of American troops from northeast Syria in 2019 created a vacuum in which Turkey and Turkish-backed militia have been able to threaten local vulnerable civilian populations including Christians and Yazidis. Condemning Turkey’s latest airstrikes and ground operations in the region, the USCIRF called for the US government to “utilize all diplomatic and economic leverage to protect vulnerable religious minorities in northern Iraq — as well as neighboring northeastern Syria — from Turkey’s indiscriminate military operations,” the Christian Post reported.

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Former ISIS guru becomes a Christian after receiving a letter from Jesus in a dream

A former "Prince of ISIS" that extremists swear allegiance to and are willing to die for was converted to Christianity after meeting with a Muslim evangelist and receiving a letter dripping with Jesus' blood in a dream.

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'Will the US Army stand by idly while we are killed?': Syriac Christians Ask for US Protection Against New Turkish Offensive

Christians in northern Syria are calling on the US government to intervene as signs mount that a new wave of Turkish incursions into the country is imminent.

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Syrian Christians Hunted by Radical Jihadists

Many Christians – all of them former Muslims – feared a genocide as they saw radical Islamic groups on their way to the Syrian city of Afrin. CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell talked with one humanitarian aid worker who helped these Christians find a safe haven.

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Syrian Christians Fear Persecution Under Turkish Rule

A city in Northern Syria, once a refuge for those fleeing the fighting all around them, is now the scene of suffering and death. Afrin is a Kurdish city, but it has welcomed Christian and Yazidi refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war and ISIS militants.

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Only 1.5 Percent of Syrian Christians Fleeing ISIS Given Refugee Status in US, UK

The United Nations has 'failed miserably' when it comes to protecting Christians from genocide, a charity has said, noting that a mere 1.5 percent of Syrian refugees accepted by Western nations in 2016 were followers of Christ.

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New Bishop for Syrian Christians Brings Hope Following Genocide, Over 330,000 Deaths

Syriac Orthodox Christians in the northeastern city of Hasakeh celebrated on Saturday the inauguration of Archbishop Maurice Amseeh, giving the community a bishop for the first time in four years, since the last one left the country.

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Radical Muslim embraces Jesus after Christians show him kindness in ISIS-torn Syria

A persecution watchdog group has shared the story of a Muslim extremist who upon witnessing a church service led by Christians in war-torn Syria decided to abandon his radical lifestyle and turn to Jesus Christ.

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