'Ethnic Cleansing of Christians' in Syria; 50,000 Flee

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Islamic militants with ties to terror group al-Qaida have launched the "ethnic cleansing of minority Christians" in Syria, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee the embattled Syrian city of Homs and other areas, aid workers confirmed Tuesday, March 27.

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Syrian Believers in Need of Prayer

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syriaChristians in Syria need prayer during that country's current civil turmoil; at least 2,700 people have been killed and thousands more arrested in an effort to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Middle East Christians facing 'extremist atrocities'

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, warned that the vacuum left by failed autocratic regimes was being filled by extremists who have turned the Arab Spring into a "very anxious time" for Christians.

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Eight Churches Shut Down in Syria

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At least eight house churches in northern Syria have been closed down by the government as part of a crackdown on evangelical Christians in country, a Washington-based rights group said Tuesday, September 28.

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Syrian Agents Rough Up Lebanese Christians

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The crackdown on Christians opposed to the Syrian stranglehold over Lebanon continues, as plain-clothes Syrian agents infiltrated a peaceful rally late last week and beat up protesters, cameramen and even local police.

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