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Iraq, Syria Religious Minorities Press US for More Help Against IS

Advocates for religious minorities in Iraq and Syria pleaded for more American help Wednesday to preserve their heritage and ancestral homes against the onslaught of Islamic State (IS) insurgents. Sister Diana Momeka, a Dominican nun living at a Roman Catholic convent, told a congressional panel on Capitol Hill in Washington she was routed by IS fighters from her residence in Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, last year. The nun, wearing a white habit, said she and 120,000 other...

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