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Mosul Offensive: Archbishop of Erbil Says at Least 2 Christian Villages Are Now Liberated (Interview)

As Iraqi-led coalition forces fight to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul and surrounding areas from the Islamic State, two Nineveh towns that were once home to hundreds of Christian families have finally been liberated from the barbaric death cult, according to the Archbishop of Erbil.

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Russia Charges American Pastor Under New Anti-Evangelism Law

An American pastor has been charged under Russia's new "anti-terrorism" law for conducting a religious service in a private home and sticking an advertisement in a public place inviting people to worship. The law puts severe restrictions on religious freedom by banning religious gatherings in homes and regulating propagation of religion.