Kurdish fighters. Credt AFP
Middle East and North Africa

Christians at risk as Shia militia shell towns in northern Iraq

An Iran-backed Shia militia is shelling Christian towns in northern Iraq putting over 15,000 Christians and Yazidis at risk. A Christian organisation, the Soraya Civil Society, has stated that Christian villages in the Fish-Khabur area now face a “serious threat” from the militia, who are vying with Kurdish forces to claim disputed territory […]