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Iraqi Christians Seek UN Protection

Iraqi Christians are seeking UN intervention in light of the recent attack on a Syrian Catholic Church in Baghdad which killed 60 people, including two priests.

“The United Nations must protect this small community,” Syrian Catholic Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa of Mosul told Radio Vatican on Nov. 2.

International community ignores massacre of Christians inside Iraqi church by Jihadis

United States was purportedly victorious in Iraq and continues to battle Islamic militants in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda has now executed an anti-Christian massacre in Baghdad which reveals how hollow such a "victory" remains for the persecuted Christian community within Iraq. According to the Washington Post, the attack involved al-Qaeda militants from outside Iraq:
The siege suggested that al-Qaeda in Iraq, the weakened Sunni insurgent group that asserted responsibility for the attack, remains capable of carrying out mass-casualty operations.


Sikh immigrant Nikki Hailey got elected as the first Indian American women Governor

WASHINGTON: Riding a Republican wave, Nikki Haley , a daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history as the first Indian American woman to win the Governor's race in South Carolina state .

Haley, born Nimrata (Nikki) Randhawa will be the first woman chief executive of the State and America's second Indian-American governor after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, also a Republican, who became the first with his election three years ago.