Iraq

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

Globe Trot: Wave of destruction rumbles over northern Afghanistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: A major earthquake has killed at least 135 people in Afghanistan’s remote northeast and across the border in northern Pakistan. INTERNATIONAL…

Midday Roundup: Hurricane Patricia about to wallop Mexican coast

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peligro. The strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere is headed toward Mexico’s west coast. Hurricane Patricia likely will make landfall…

Midday Roundup: Mourners rally in Florida after roadside police shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Life cut short. The family of a Florida man shot and killed early Sunday morning by a plainclothes police officer is demanding answers. Corey Jones, 31, was…

Globe Trot: Syrian Christian community suffers another devastating blow

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: “I am Assyrian Christian Ashur Abraham from the village of Tel Tamar, Jazira.” With that, Abraham and five other Christian captives were executed…

U.S. lawmakers file bills to help Iraqi, Syrian Christians

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | As the world watches an international refugee crisis driven by conflict in the Middle East and ISIS persecution, a group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to pass…

Your to-do list

Your to-do list

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | There’s more to watching a crisis unfold than viewing viral videos

Globe Trot: Migrant crisis continues to fracture EU

By Mindy Belz
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International | GERMANY: Yesterday Germany temporarily suspended all train traffic to and from Austria as Europe continues to cope with a worsening migrant crisis. Germany…

Globe Trot: Obama shamed for not helping Syrian refugees

By Mindy Belz
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International | MIGRANT CRISIS: This we know already—the Obama administration makes foreign “policy” by pressure, not by principle. And now it's feeling pressure to…

Germany, Austria to open borders to stranded refugees

By Lynde Langdon
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Refugees | Germany and Austria will let in hundreds of refugees who have been stranded in Hungary. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announced the decision today after…

The sound of silence

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | No safe haven will be granted in the United States for the Assyrian Christians

Globe Trot: Israeli Christian schools protest funding cuts

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Christians in Nazareth are protesting Israeli state funding cuts to church-run schools, delaying their opening. The dispute actually affects mostly…

Globe Trot: ISIS razes historic Palmyra piece by piece

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: At the ancient Palmyra site, Islamic State militants are attempting to destroy the Temple of Baal, a Roman-era structure, here seen from space. Oxford…

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