Iraq

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

Is the enemy of our enemy still our enemy?

By Michael Cochrane
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ISIS | Senior U.S. military leaders are uncertain whether the involvement of Iranian-based Shiite militias will turn out to be a help or a hindrance in the fight…

Historic tragedy

By Emily Belz
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ISIS | As ISIS destroys or pillages the artifacts of Iraq and Syria, archaeologists find local heroes determined to protect the past

One family’s night flight from ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Now safe in Iraq, an Assyrian family recounts its escape from Islamic militants

Midday Roundup: Clinton used personal email for state business

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Private or public? Hillary Clinton used only her personal email account during her tenure as secretary of state, The New York Times revealed, raising questions…

We’re all auxiliary troops in a holy war

By Janie B. Cheaney
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ISIS | The identity of “Jihadi John”—the well-spoken butcher who presided over gory executions staged by the Islamic State, ISIS—was a bit of a…

Globe Trot: ISIS attempts to rewrite history by pillaging Iraq’s museums

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS has released a video showing its fighters smashing ancient artifacts in Mosul Museum. Now we may be thankful collections of similar artifacts from…

Midday Roundup: ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Foreign fighter. Two news organizations have identified the ISIS executioner who appears in beheading videos and speaks with a British accent. The Washington

Globe Trot: The ISIS propaganda video franchise

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: ISIS is making a franchise of atrocious (and edited) propaganda videos, and the latest shows 21 captured Kurdish peshmerga soldiers paraded, alive,

Christians on the edge of extinction

By Ellen Vaughn
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Iraq | Voices from Iraq call out in the wake of last summer’s ISIS invasion

Archeological finds illuminate biblical history

By James Bruce
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History | War in the Middle East has threatened not only millions of people but important artifacts as well. In 2009, Swiss authorities halted the sale of a…

A face you can trust

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Media | Brian Williams has a face you can trust. That, I’m sure, is partly why he is the anchorman for the NBC Nightly News . I look at his face and I say to myself,

Globe Trot: Germany, France make another bid for peace in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Germany and France announced a surprise bid to negotiate an end to the conflict in Ukraine, with heads of state Angela Merkel and François Hollande…

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