Christian minister of the new Kurdistan government swears on a Bible burned by Isis


Ano Jawhar Abdulmasih Abdoka is the head of the Department of Transport and Communications.  For Christians and other minorities the challenge is to remain "in the land of our fathers".  As a symbolic gesture he has sworn on a centuries old manuscript damaged by jihadists.  The new Kurdish premier Masrour Barzani archives independence and aims for a renewed bond with Baghdad.

Erbil (AsiaNews) - For Christians,...