Oriental Orthodoxy in Iraq
Oriental Orthodoxy in Iraq is the majority of Christianity in Iraq. Many of them are members of the Syriac Orthodox Church. The Syriac Orthodox Church is headed by a patriarch in Damascus. There are Armenians in Iraq, who belong to the Armenian Apostolic Church. A sizable population have fled from Iraq.  In Central and Southern Iraq, Oriental Orthodox women do not dare to appear on the streets without a veil. In Iraqi Kurdistan, the situation for Oriental Orthodox Christians is safer.