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Aleppo's Christians in Syrian crossfire

Christians in Aleppo fear an uncertain fate; Iran’s decisive role in the appointment of Haider al-Abadi as Iraqi prime minister-designate; battle for Arsal may not be over yet; Netanyahu is Israel’s "weakest prime minister" ever; lobbying profiles of Gulf countries to be released.
The Armenian St. Kevork Church (Saint George) is seen in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on October 30, 2012, after it was burnt during fighting between rebel fighters and Syrian government forces.   AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Aleppo’s forgotten Christians

While the dire situation of Iraq’s Yazidis provoked US military intervention against the Islamic State (IS) and nonstop media coverage, Aleppo’s Christians fear they are the war’s forgotten victims.

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