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Religion

Tone of Ashura commemoration in Syria raises alarm

Tone of Ashura commemoration in Syria raises alarm

There are fears the IRGC has been taking advantage of a legitimate religious occasion to amplify its presence and influence in Syria.

Iran seeks to expand influence in Najaf

Iran seeks to expand influence in Najaf

Iran has been funding schools and nurturing ties with scholars in Iraq's holy city in an attempt to exert its influence in the Shia power centre.

Iran lays foundation for long-term influence in Syria

Iran lays foundation for long-term influence in Syria

By consolidating its military, economic, cultural and religious presence in Syria, the Iranian regime seeks to ensure its influence will endure.

Christian families slowly return to Mosul

Christian families slowly return to Mosul

Despite their small numbers, the gradual return of Christians to Mosul is a significant rebuke to ISIS efforts to tear the city's social fabric apart, officials say.

Iraqi Christians return to pray at Anbar churches

Iraqi Christians return to pray at Anbar churches

Christian families from Baghdad and other parts of the country visited churches in Anbar's al-Khalidiya and al-Habbaniya to pray.

Al-Qaeda calls for the destruction of ISIS and its 'deviant' caliph al-Baghdadi

Al-Qaeda calls for the destruction of ISIS and its 'deviant' caliph al-Baghdadi

Al-Qaeda says ISIS members are unable to understand Islamic texts and are bent on carrying out treason and treachery wherever they have influence. The same however could be said of al-Qaeda.

Tahrir al-Sham confiscates properties of Idlib Christians

Tahrir al-Sham confiscates properties of Idlib Christians

The extremist alliance has summoned those who occupy or administer the homes of Christians and ordered them to turn over the properties.

Sufi takiyas return to Anbar after ISIS ouster

Sufi takiyas return to Anbar after ISIS ouster

Since ISIS was defeated in Iraq's westernmost province, Sufi takiyas have been reopening for religious gatherings and cultural events.

Eid atmosphere permeates northern Syria

Eid atmosphere permeates northern Syria

Activities for children have brought welcome respite to some areas of Idlib and Aleppo provinces, where festivities go on despite the war.

Iraqi army helps to restore houses of worship

Iraqi army helps to restore houses of worship

Since successfully driving out ISIS, members of the security forces have been helping to rebuild houses of worship destroyed by the group.

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