Iraq

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

Midday Roundup: U.S. announces take down of senior ISIS leader

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Target acquired. A U.S. special operations team conducting a pre-dawn raid in Syria on Friday killed senior Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abd…

Globe Trot: Cuba cracks down on dissidents ahead of Obama visit

By Mindy Belz
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International | CUBA: Authorities arrested more than 50 demonstrators and dissidents in Havana ahead of President Barack Obama’s arrival yesterday. The wives and other…

Globe Trot: Turkey, Europe reach agreement return, resettle migrants

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: Thousands of Middle East migrants will be sent back to Turkey from Europe as a result of an EU accord reached today. IRAQ: Secretary of State John…

The Saddam factor

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Admitting the old regime is behind ISIS makes everyone look bad

Kerry: ISIS ideology, practice is ‘genocidal’

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | The long-delayed determination pleases religious advocates but may do little to change a dire situation in Iraq and Syria

Globe Trot: Obama preps for historic Cuba trip

By Mindy Belz
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International | CUBA: With President Barack Obama easing travel restrictions and making his own visit to Cuba March 21-22, Americans already are eyeing Cuba as a travel…

House decries ISIS violence as genocidal

By Evan Wilt
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ISIS | Lawmakers unanimously approve the designation, pressuring the White House to do the same

Globe Trot: Car bomb in Turkish capital kills dozens

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: A car bomb killed at least 37 people Sunday in the second mass-casualty blast to rock Ankara, Turkey’s capital, in three weeks. Officials blame…

Religious groups call on U.S. to label ISIS crimes genocide

By Evan Wilt
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ISIS | WASHINGTON—Religious groups teamed-up this week to ratchet pressure on the United States government to recognize the killings of Christians in Islamic…

Globe Trot: U.S. airstrikes hit chemical weapons factories in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: As we reported previously, U.S. special forces captured the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) unit trying to develop chemical weapons in a raid in…

Priest on a mission

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Under threat from ISIS, Najeeb Michael creates safe havens in Iraq for both ancient tomes and ‘live leather’

Globe Trot: A German rebuke for the ‘politics of fear’

By Mindy Belz
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International | UNITED STATES: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a speech in Washington rebuked the “politics of fear” in the United States and Europe…

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