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Islamic State has released 19 of the 220 Christians it abducted in north east Syria last week. It's thought the 6 men and three women, all in their 50s, were freed late last night and sent back to a ...

Another 40 kidnapped Christians from Syria have been released by Islamic State (IS). The Assyrian believers were part of the 230 who were taken hostage a year ago. They were captured last February af...

A Christian expert on the Middle East says Islamic State (IS) is effectively an army. Simon Barrett, a Christian and Analyst on the Middle East and Terrorism was speaking on Premier's News Hour after...

A video purporting to show the killing of American aid worker Peter Kassig, whose grandfather was a Methodist minister, has been posted on the internet. It has not been independently verified but has...

It's been reported Islamic State has killed four children in Iraq, when it blew up a church believed to be thousands of years old. Saeed Mamuzini, of the Kurdish Democratic Party, said the extremists...

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi repeatedly raped devout Christian Kayla Mueller, according to accounts provided to US intelligence officials. Ms Mueller, whose death was confirmed in Februa...

The leader of terror group Islamic State has received more votes in TIME magazine's Person of the Year online poll than the Kentucky clerk who refused to issue Kim Davis came 55th in the poll of 60 ...

An anti-persecution charity has said Islamic State has murdered two Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. According to International Christian Concern, brothers Wasfy, Sabry and Fahmy had travelled to...

An American news agency which specialises in terrorism has said that Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the murder of a Bangladeshi Christian convert. Three militants stabbed Hossain Ali Sa...

An NGO which specialises in monitoring terrorist groups has said Islamic State has murdered a Bangladeshi doctor because he advocated Christianity. SITE has said the Islamist group claimed via its ow...

Islamic State has released a video calling for the slaughter of Egyptian Christians and featuring apparent footage of the suicide bomber responsible for the dea In a 20-minute video called 'Kill all ...

IS militants have released another 10 Assyrian Christians from a group of around 230 they captured from northeastern Syria in February. According to the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) five...

Islamic State has released 15 Christians that it kidnapped last month when it captured the Syrian town of Qaryatain. The group are part of 230 prisoners that were taken when Islamic State captured th...

A group of Christians has been released by Islamic State more than six months since they were kidnapped by the militants. Dozens of Assyrian Christians were abducted from villages in north-eastern Sy...

Islamic State has released a video which appears to show them murdering three Assyrian Christians. The victims, who identify themselves as Dr Abdulmasih Aniya, Ashur Abraham and Bassam Michael, were ...

Islamic State militants have reportedly targeted more Christian villages in northeastern Syria, but failed to take control. A mixture of Assyrian Christians and Kurds are understood to have fought of...

Islamic State has reportedly imposed a tax on the Christians and non-Muslims in the central Syrian town of Qaryatayn, weeks after destroying an historic monaste According to the Observatory of Human ...

Islamic State has threatened Pope Francis in a new video which shows extremists tearing pictures of the Catholic leader in half and promising to come to Rome. In footage posted online, masked and arm...

An audio message from the leader of Islamic State (I.S.) has threatened the home of the Catholic Church with attack. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said "the crusaders' missiles will not stop our advance on Ro...

Prisoners are being held in churches by Islamic State in Iraq. Militants are using the places of worship as jails for those who refuse orders.I.S. has been taking over large parts of Iraq and Syria w...