For Iraq's Christians, a bittersweet first Christmas home after Isis takeover

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Hundreds return to celebrate their first Christmas together again in the Northern Iraqi town of Teleskof, which was targeted by Islamic State militants

Inside the newly renovated Church of Saint George in the Northern Iraqi town of Teleskof, Hayat Chamoun Daoud led children dressed as Santa Claus singing Jingle Bells in Aramaic.

Like every other resident of Teleskof, this was Daoud’s first Christmas back home in three years, since Islamic State militants overran her town and forcibly displaced its 12,000-strong Chaldean Christian community.

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