Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
“Pray that all those who were abducted and have been released will know the Lord's comfort, healing and restoration.”
A Turkish security official says at least 21 civilians have been killed in Russian missile attacks on the northern Syrian border town of Azaz.
Local church members “invite refugees to their homes, let their children get to know their children, show them where to get a discount on children’s clothes.”
“The churches in Syria, as they are in Iraq, are facing four main challenges amid the current regional crisis.” An article by a Syrian pastor.
Most of the people came via Greece, which took in more than 820,000 people this year. Half of them were Syrians.
Russia’s attack comes after admitting plane was downed by a bomb. Mogherini: “France has been attacked, so the whole of Europe has been attacked.” Children go back to school in Paris.
G20 countries discuss next steps in a meeting in Turkey. 120,000 people left Syria since the beginning of October. Juncker: “Those who perpetrated the attacks are the very same people who the refugees are fleeing.”
A video, circulated online by anti-ISIS activists, shows 200 Syrian children being lined up and gunned by Daesh militants.
Brazil is the country where more Bibles were distributed. The figures rise significantly in conflict countries like Syria and Ukraine.
Daesh releases video showing the assassination of 3 Assyrian Christians. Jihadists demand 9 milion dollars to release at least other 180 captives.
The huge investment in agriculture transformed the semi-arid Al Badia region into fields of maize and cotton, by means of subsidies to farmers and the drilling of thousands of wells. This added to the pressure on water resources.
In the second century there were commercial links between Gaul, nowadays France, and Syria. Among Syrian merchants, there were believers in Christ who contributed to spreading the Gospel in the European continent.
Second day of air strikes. Fears that bombings may not be targeting Daesh (IS), but opositors of Assad's regime.
Meanwhile, in Damascus, at least 31 people have been killed in air strikes. 22 Christians were released this Tuesday
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 230 people, including 60 Christians have been kidnapped, after seizing strategic town in Homs.
US aircraft and drones are arriving in Turkish air bases. Experts believe it could be a game-changer in the fight against the insurgents.
The attacks came hours after Turkey agreed to allow the U.S.-led coalition to launch aerial attacks from its. Terrorist attack on Monday caused 32 deaths.
Hundreds of young Kurdish activists had gathered in the cultural centre. They planned to go to the Syrian city of Kobane, which is only 10 km away.
“Refugees are desperate and try to go to countries where they believe Human Rights are respected”, said UNHRC spokesperson María Jesús Vega in a interview. Summer will be a very critical season.
The boys, believed to be under the age of 18, were killed in Syria and their bodies displayed with placards hung around their necks announcing their “crime".
Syrian government troops lose combats, and jihadists control the archeological site. First videos on social networks show slaughters in the city. Many inhabitantes fled.
The majority of migrants arriving to Europe's coasts are seeking refuge from terrorists, violence, war and persecution. They are the threatened ones.
A study has found that hundreds tweet more than 150 messages per day. One in five ISIS supporters write in the English language.
Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what's now the West Bank. Places like Qatar and Bahrain have seen their Christian ranks surge from basically nothing a century ago to 10% and 13% of their respective populations.
Assyrian Christian minority was the target, says Syrian Human Rights group based in London. “I feel so helpless. Cannot do anything for them but pray,” say relatives.