Iraq's Christians Take Up Arms to Fight Islamic State

(Wall Street Journal) Nour Malas - Hundreds of Christian men are training at a former U.S. military facility in northeast Iraq to reclaim their towns from Islamic State militants. Recruits to the new Iraqi Christian militia seek to create a force that will keep their towns and villages safe even after Islamic State is defeated. Across Iraq, more than 150,000 Christians have been displaced since Islamic State began its rampage, according to Iraqi Christian community leaders.

2015-02-04 00:00:00

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