Iraqi Christians flee homes amid militant push

An Iraqi Christian woman fleeing the violence in the village of Qaraqush and Bartala, about 30 kms east of the northern province of Nineveh,in the Kurdish city of Arbil in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, on June 27, 2014

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Jihadists seized Iraq's largest Christian town and surrounding areas Thursday, sending tens of thousands of panicked residents fleeing in what is being called a humanitarian disaster, officials and witnesses said. (AFP)

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