Category - Iraq

  • March 20, 2007

    On fourth anniversary of the Iraq War, a new book seeks to show how religious peacemakers often use techniques which are lacking in official diplomatic efforts.

  • March 20, 2007

    Over two hundred Christians were arrested this weekend after protesting on the fourth anniversary of the Iraq invasion.

  • March 16, 2007

    Vigil to commemorate the release of Norman Kember and the other hostages in Iraq (26 November 2005 - 23 March 2006), to commemorate the death of Tom Fox and to remember the on-going suffering of peopl

  • March 16, 2007

    World Council of Churches general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia says that US determination to escalate its military presence is making things worse not better

  • March 13, 2007

    Thousands of Christians from across the US will gather on Friday in Washington DC to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War.

  • March 13, 2007

    Thousands of Christians from across the US will gather on Friday in Washington DC to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War.

  • February 23, 2007

    Many thousands of Christians -Evangelicals, Protestants, Orthodox, Anglicans, peace churches, Black majority congregations and Roman Catholics - are preparing to pray, process and protest throughout the United States on 16 March 2007, to mark the fourth anniversary of the war and occupation of Iraq.

  • February 5, 2007

    I have been travelling in the Philippines where news of increased troop levels and warfare in Iraq reaches us. Although it has been many months since I was in Baghdad, where I listened to the stories of detainees, I have a clear image of the increased burden of violence. I imagine with horror the columns of military vehicles weaving their way in narrow streets where homes and storefronts of my friends' neighbourhoods abound.

  • January 26, 2007

    Concerns are growing at the level of hardship being experienced across Jordan as a result of the growing number of Iraqi refugees, in what Christian charity World Emergency Relief (WER) is calling a ‘hidden crisis'.

  • January 26, 2007

    The Church World Service has expressed its sadness at the apparently targeted killing of noted Iraqi peace and reconciliation advocate and trauma-healing specialist Dr. Alharith Abdulhameed Hassan.