Iraq

 
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WORLD has published a list of aid agencies assisting displaced Christians in Iraq.

Few Syrian Christians get asylum in U.S., despite genocide declaration

By Evan Wilt
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Persecution | WASHINGTON—Two months after the Obama administration called out militant terror group Islamic State (ISIS) for committing genocide against Christians in…

Midday Roundup: Officer acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Officer exonerated. A judge today acquitted Baltimore police officer Edward Nero in the death of Freddie Gray, who died in April 2015 from injuries he…

Globe Trot: Mudslides bury three villages in rainy Sri Lanka

By Mindy Belz
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International | SRI LANKA: At least 200 families are missing after mudslides buried three villages in central Sri Lanka, where rains are the worst rescue crews have seen in…

Midday Roundup: House Republicans nix military draft for women

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Red ink. The House Rules Committee has effectively stripped a provision from the defense authorization bill that would have required women to register for the…

Globe Trot: Christian refugees in Germany report death threats

By Mindy Belz
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International | GERMANY: A survey of Christian refugees in Germany reveals most are persecuted both at the hands of fellow refugees and security staff and others in Europe.

Globe Trot: Analyst promises evidence of Clinton Foundation fraud

By Mindy Belz
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International | UNITED STATES: This weekend, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel plans to upload the first of 48 exhibits showing fraudulent activities by the Clinton…

War without a map

By Mindy Belz
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Military | The battle against ISIS won’t wait for U.S. election theatrics here

Globe Trot: Venezuelan opposition leader shot during recall effort

By Mindy Belz
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International | VENEZUELA: A leading conservative opposition leader was shot dead on Friday in the western state of Lara, days after his party collected 1.85 million…

Globe Trot: Putin celebrates Palmyra victory, Assad kills more civilians

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Airstrikes by the Bashar al-Assad regime on a camp for displaced people killed at least 28 civilians, as renowned Russian conductor and Vladimir Putin…

Globe Trot: MSF accuses U.S., allies of complicity in hospital attacks

By Mindy Belz
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International | UNITED NATIONS: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, or Doctors Without Borders) accused four of five permanent members of the UN Security Council—Britain,

Midday Roundup: ISIS kills U.S. service member in Iraq

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy |  Combat death. Pentagon officials confirmed this morning that Islamic State militants killed a U.S. service member assisting Peshmerga fighters in…

Globe Trot: Five years after Bin Laden’s death, U.S. has much to learn

By Mindy Belz
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International | PAKISTAN: Today is the fifth anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and the CIA has been criticized—to the tune of thousands of comments…

 
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