ISIS Sets 19 Christian Captives Free

Iraqi Christians say they have no intention of leaving the country despite the recent abduction of over 100 Assyrian Christians by the Islamic State. (Ahmed Saad)

Sources indicate that the Islamic State has released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria on Sunday after processing them through a sharia court, a monitoring group which tracks the conflict said. This is wonderful news in light of all the deaths that have transpired by the hands of ISIS over the last year or so.  More than 200 Assyrians remain in Islamic State hands, said the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, captives from an Islamic State advance last month that overran more than a dozen villages inhabited by the ancient Christian minority near Hasaka, a northeastern city mainly held by the Kurds. FULL REPORT