SYRIA: Islamic State executes three Christian hostages

On 8 October, Islamic State released a video showing the execution of three Assyrian Christian men in Hassaka province in the northeast corner of Syria. They have been identified as Dr Abdel-Maseeh Aniyah and Ashur Rustam Abraham from the village of Tal Jazirah, and Bassam Issa Michael from the village of Tal Shamiram.

SYRIA: Interview with Patrick Sookhdeo (Barnabas Fund)

Patrick Sookhdeo (International Director of Barnabas Fund) has met with Syrian church leaders on several occasions since the civil war began in 2011. In early November, David Turner (Director, Church in Chains) interviewed Patrick about the current situation.

How do Syrian Christian leaders view the current situation?