Finally: For the first time in 1600 years, no Masses said in Mosul
The oldest monastery in Iraq,Â St. Elijah’s Monastery, is located south of Mosul, dating from the sixth century. Now, for the first time in sixteen centuries, there are no Sunday Masses being celebrated in the city, asÂ reported byÂ Christianity Today: Â Â
Radical Devout Sunni Â Muslim I slamist ISIS forces are persecuting the few remaining Christians….
A chaplain’s assistant reads while Soldiers tour St. Elijah’s Monastery, June 11, at Contingency Operating Base Marez, Iraq. Photo by Sgt. Chad Menegay
In other news:
An overnight fire in a parking lot in the Afghan capital, Kabul, destroyed 400 tanker trucks, a Kabul police spokesman said Saturday.Â A Taliban spokesman said the group had carried out the attack. —World Bulletin / News Desk
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the ISIL now controls an area of Syria five times the size of neighbouring Lebanon.
Around 30 fighters from the self-declared Islamic State og Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Â broke out of a makeshift jail where rival Syrian rebels had been holding them, a monitoring group said on Friday as it detailed the latest territorial gains by the al Qaeda offshoot.–World Bulletin / News Desk
ISIS Pulverising the Temples of the Shia Rafidah
Rebels loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, who overran Iraq’s second biggest city Mosul last month, reportedly demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the northern city on Saturday.–World Bulletin / News Desk
Â Images broadcast on Pal TV appear to show Israeli police beating and kicking a
teenager young Arab
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