Former Congressman Frank R. Wolf and the religious freedom group, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, question why President Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon have yet to fully declare that the Islamic State’s actions against religious and ethnic minority populations in the Middle East is genocide.
Militants also seize Christians from Nigeria, Ghana.
Baghdad prelate calls for serious action against Islamic terrorists, seeks to ease suffering of families.
A former army officer who is one of Egypt's most wanted militants called on his fellow countrymen to wage holy war against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, describing him as a "new pharaoh" in a new recording.
Iran has carried nearly 700 executions as of July 15 and is on pace to exceed 1,000 for the year, according to Amnesty International.
Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.