Iraq

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Risk of friendly fire is as old as warfare

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The recent deaths of five Americans killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan stand as a fresh reminder of the dangers of friendly fire, an element of war…

Iraq is on its own!

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for…

Globe Trot: Baghdad ‘calm and normal’ as the rest of Iraq burns

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Churches in Baghdad plan to continue regular gatherings despite the pending threat of invasion from al-Qaeda-linked militants. “The situation in…

Iraqi surprise vs. biblical wisdom

By Marvin Olasky
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Iraq | China, 1949. Cuba, 1958-59. Vietnam, 1975. Iraq, 2014? Sudden collapses are all surprises when they occur, yet in retrospect seem inevitable results of…

Globe Trot: Militants continue their march to Baghdad

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: After days of bombing and unrest, al-Qaeda linked militants successfully took over Mosul—Iraq’s second largest city—forcing about a half million…

Christians flee Mosul’s terrorist takeover

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | One Iraqi pastor says this could be the last exodus from what was once a Christian stronghold

Globe Trot: Obama administration abandons U.S. toddler in Sudanese jail

By Mindy Belz
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International | SUDAN: The pregnant Sudanese woman sentenced to death and 100 lashes for her refusal to recant her Christian faith, awaits in a Khartoum prison as an…

Fighting for the world’s original Christians

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Religious leaders band together to support believers in Egypt, Iraq, and Syria

Globe Trot: Boko Haram ratchets up the violence in Nigeria

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Boko Haram attacks are too hard to keep up with. An official says “many, many” people have been killed by militants who attacked a town on the…

Globe Trot: Ukraine’s pro-Russian protests turn violent

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: In Odessa, a mob stormed a police station to free pro-Russian militants after a weekend of street violence left dozens dead. Reverse-flow deliveries…

The edge of extinction

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | The numbers say Christians may soon be no more in the Middle East, but the beleaguered churches in Baghdad are fighting risk with resilience

Globe Trot: Iraq goes to the polls

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Baghdad is under lockdown, with cars banned from city streets and Iraqis today at the polls in the first election since the U.S. withdrawal in 2011. One…

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