Iraq

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Globe Trot: Insecurity in Egypt, the French in Mali, Brazil fire, Christians deaths in Iraq …

By Mindy Belz
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International | The Egyptian government declared emergency law in three canal region cities following recent violence and demonstrations. Cairo scholar Essam Abdalla told me…

Military suicide rate rises but remains below national average

By Angela Lu
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Military | Suicides in the U.S. military hit a record 349 last year, far exceeding the 295 American combat deaths in Afghanistan. Experts believes the problem reflects…

Defense contractor pays former Iraqi prisoners $5.28M

By Leigh Jones
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Iraq | A defense contractor accused of allowing employees to abuse prisoners in Abu Ghraib and other U.S.-run prisons in Iraq settled a lawsuit filed by former…

Globe Trot: South Sudan camp, Iraqi Shiites killed, Iran sanctions, Zero Dark Thirty

By Mindy Belz
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International | Tensions are growing in Maban County, South Sudan—an area we’ve focused on that has a rich heritage of Christian ministry and has since mid-2011 attracted…

Globe Trot: International reaction to shooting, Egypt draft constitution vote ...

By Mindy Belz
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International | Worldwide condemnation and concern over the shooting in Connecticut is increasing pressure on Washington to enact stricter federal gun laws. Egypt’s Muslim…

Globe Trot: More on Afghanistan rescue, Susan Rice, Jesus' birth, underwater discovery ...

By Mindy Belz
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International | A closer look at the rescue of three aid workers in Afghanistan reveals that locals played a role in standing up to the Taliban. The rescue and raid by U.S.

A grain of wheat

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Ours is a living God who promises better things to come

Globe Trot 12.07

By Mindy Belz
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International | Typhoon Bopha has left at least 418 people dead and nearly as many missing in the southern Philippines. “Probably half of the missing could be dead by…

Trading places

Trading places

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Once a war zone itself, Iraq now hosts tens of thousands of Syrian refugees

Globe Trot 11.14

By Mindy Belz
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International | The Family Research Council with The Voice of the Martyrs today sponsored a webcast highlighting “The Threat to Religious Liberty Around the…

CIA Director Petraeus quits over extramarital affair

By Whitney Williams
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Government | David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked…

Globe Trot 11.07

By Mindy Belz
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International | Heart-stopping elections in the United States did not halt world events, though the outcome is sure to affect them. China’s 18th Party Congress opens…

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