Amidst war and Devastation, Prophet Nahum Respected by all Faiths

Historically, while there were many different Jewish pilgrimages across Iraq during Shavuot—one of three such holidays—the largest was always to Nabi Nahum during Eid al-Ziyara, or the “festival of the pilgrimage.”  The community was known to have a famous saying, “Those who have not made the pilgrimage to Nahum’s tomb have not yet known real pleasure!”

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INTERVIEW: ANO ABDOKA POLITICAL LEADER IN ANKAWA

First of all, Iraq and Kurdistan Region are two different situations: politically, socially, and culturally. Iraq is disastrous and not only for Christians. Before the war in 2003 there were roughly 1.5 million Christians and now there are only around 100,000 in the entire country.

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And here in Ankawa.com

A Christian State in Iraq? Between a Failed Iraq and a Stalled Kurdistan

Iraq’s Christians are an endangered population. Armenian, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac, and other Christians have faced extraordinary brutality in their homeland since even before the 2003 US-lead war.

Read more here at Kurdistan24.net.