Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Convert found murdered

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Convert found murdered

Church leaders in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq request prayer after the murder of a convert. On 7 March, a few weeks after she had announced her conversion to Christianity on her social media account, a woman was found dead. She had been preparing to be baptized....
Iran: Court to review convert’s 10-year prison sentence 

Iran: Court to review convert’s 10-year prison sentence 

Iranian Christians are thankful that Christian convert Naser Navard Goltapeh’s prison sentence will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. Naser, along with three Azerbaijani Christians, was arrested in June 2016 at a private celebration in Tehran. In May 2017, the four...
Iraq: Displaced Christians in need of prayer

Iraq: Displaced Christians in need of prayer

Christians in Iraq request prayer for Christian and Kurdish families impacted by Turkish bombardments of and incursions into Northern Iraq. About 80 families from the Zakho district fled the area bordering Turkey to the center of the district. Ten churches are...
Iraq: Displaced Christians in need of prayer

Iraq: Missing aid workers released

Christians in Iraq and France rejoice in the release of four aid workers, missing for more than two months. The employees of SOS Chretiens d’Orient (SOS Christians of the Middle East), three French nationals and one Iraqi, were in Baghdad doing administrative...
Iraq: intimidation of Nineveh Plain Christians

Iraq: intimidation of Nineveh Plain Christians

Iraqi Christians asked us to pray for the town of Bartella, a predominantly Christian town in the Nineveh Plains, east of Mosul, where Christian communities are facing growing intimidation and threats from ethnically Shabak militias. Bartella was among the towns from...