Iraq

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

Weighing atrocities

By Mindy Belz
Posted

ISIS | European resolutions on ISIS genocide put pressure on a reluctant Washington

Staying power

By Mindy Belz
Posted

ISIS | Yes, the ISIS threat is existential

Midday Roundup: ISIS razes Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Sacrilege. Satellite images show Islamic State (ISIS) has leveled Iraq’s oldest monastery. St. Elijah’s Monastery of Mosul, also known as Dair Mar Elia,

Iranian-backed Shiite militias behind abduction of Americans in Baghdad

By Anna K. Poole
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Iraq | Iraqi security forces are conducting an intensive search for three Americans who went missing over the weekend, reportedly abducted from a seedy apartment…

Midday Roundup: Abedini, other captives arrive in Germany

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Road to recovery. Three Americans released Saturday from captivity in Iran have arrived at Ramstein Airforce Base in Germany, where they are receiving medical…

Globe Trot: Iraq begins to rebuild Ramadi after retaking it from ISIS

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAQ: Iraqi forces retook Ramadi from ISIS last week and now face the monumental task of rebuilding both the city and its devastated population. Iraq’s…

Does Christmas still matter?

Does Christmas still matter?

By John S. Dickerson
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Faith & Inspiration | In a world where ISIS is spreading and where racial hatred is resurging, one 10-year-old girl is proving that Christmas still matters. Myriam is a refugee…

Globe Trot: Iran releases Pastor Farshid Fathi in time for Christmas

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: Pastor Farshid Fathi has been released after five years in an Iranian jail. The Christian convert was detained as part of Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali…

Globe Trot: Saudi women prepare to vote for the first time

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: Women will vote for the first time this weekend as Saudis go to the polls. IRAQ: Yesterday, a privately chartered Airbus 321 carried 149…

Iraqi Christians evacuated to Eastern Europe

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Persecution | First planeload of refugees arrives in Slovakia to begin new lives in safety

Midday Roundup: Tracking terrorists’ digital messages is nearly impossible

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Connecting the dots. The FBI is digging through the digital footprint left by Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik to determine whether the couple had…

Globe Trot: Why won’t U.S. admit ISIS genocide against Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The U.S. State Department is poised to declare ISIS actions in Nineveh Plains and other areas of Iraq a genocide—but against Yazidis only . The finding…

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