Although ISIS is officially defeated, the fight is long from being over for Iraq’s Christian and Yazidi communities.
About 87% of Christians surveyed in the study said they feel “unsafe" in this Middle Eastern region.
Infrastructures must be rebuilt, corruption eradicated, and services boosted.
Although these attacks are not specifically targeting Christians, they have affected a large Christian community.
Despite its defeat in 2019, fears are rising that ISIS sleeping cells are again capable of conducting terrorist attacks.
Islamic State Central African Province conducted several attacks, including taking control of two towns in the Cabo Delgado region
some terrorist groups did seize COVID-19 to secretly recruit and train their militants
Bishop Lozano is convinced that there is some local group behind the attacks that are supported by foreign mercenaries.
Attacks in Iraq’s Diyala and Salahuddin provinces resulted in the killing of security personnel.