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Yousef Nadarkhani had originally received a three-year prison sentence for allegedly evangelising Muslims but was released early from jail last year. The Iranian Pastor who was re-imprisoned on Chris...

Pastor Saeed Abedini was sentenced to eight years in January for 'actions against the national security of Iran'. Western governments are being urged to put pressure on Iran to release an American pa...

An Iranian pastor has been released from prison after spending five years behind bars for being Christian. Farshid Fathi was jailed in 2010 by intelligence officials after converting from Islam and o...

An Iranian pastor and his wife who were arrested after their home was raided have been released. Yousef Nadarkhani - who was acquitted of apostasy four years ago - was re-arrested in the country last...

An Iranian church leader and eight members of the Church of Iran denomination who were on trial with him have each been sentenced to five years in prison follow Pastor Matthias Haghnejad was arrested...

A pastor's wife in Iran has joined her husband behind bars after being convicted of"acting against national security". According to Christian advocacy group Middle East Concern, Shamiram Isavi Khabiz...

The Iraqi military has confirmed it's begun the long-awaited operation to recapture the city of Mosul in northern Iraq from Islamic State militants. Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for the ...

The leaders of Iraq's Christians have called on "the moderate majority of Muslims" to condemn attacks on Christians and other religious minorities by ISIS. Patriarch Sako, made the plea at an interfa...

Iraq's only Christian radio station has appealed for the country's people to come home, despite the religious persecution Christians and other minorities face f FM102.9 Baghdad was set up by Pastor M...

The White House has confirmed a meeting between a top advisor to President Obama and representatives of Iraqi Christians has taken place. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes discussed the sit...

An Iraqi church leader has said that Christians are unlikely to return to the city of Mosul, a place once home to tens of thousands of believers. After visiting the recently liberated city last week,...

A retired Major General and former head of the Armed Forces Christian Union has told Premier the fight against Islamic State (IS) is far from over despite recen Major General Tim Cross said he would ...

Christian development charity Tearfund says it has no plans to remove staff from Iraq following the death of David Haines. A video released early on Sunday purported to show the aid worker being behe...

The 2003 invasion of Iraq has been a tragedy for Christians in the country, with the conflict sowing seeds "of religious violence for a generation", a Christian "Significant numbers of Iraqi children...

A senior Vatican official has warned that Pope Francis is at risk of assassination as he prepares to visit Albania this weekend. Iraq's ambassador to the Holy See, Habeeb Al Sadr, said the pontiff wo...

Iraqi demonstrators have been calling out to be heard by their rulers in some of the largest protests since the fall of Saddam and many churches in Iraq are cry Rev Joseph Francis, the President of t...

Soaring temperatures in Iraq are making living conditions 'unbearable' for displaced families, according to a Christian charity. World Vision says temporary shelters in steel boxes are leading to inc...

It's reported Islamist militants have taken control of Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Iraq. It's reported Islamist militants have taken control of Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Ira...

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have reportedly fought their way on to Iraq's Sinjar Mountains where hundreds of Yazidis have been trapped in a siege by so called "I "Peshmerga forces have reached Mount S...

Christians still in Iraq are pledging to stay in the country and help rebuild it after Islamic State (IS) is defeated. They have spoken out two years after thousands of believers were forced to flee ...