Iraq

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

Does Christmas still matter?

Does Christmas still matter?

By John S. Dickerson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | In a world where ISIS is spreading and where racial hatred is resurging, one 10-year-old girl is proving that Christmas still matters. Myriam is a refugee…

Globe Trot: Iran releases Pastor Farshid Fathi in time for Christmas

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAN: Pastor Farshid Fathi has been released after five years in an Iranian jail. The Christian convert was detained as part of Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali…

Globe Trot: Saudi women prepare to vote for the first time

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: Women will vote for the first time this weekend as Saudis go to the polls. IRAQ: Yesterday, a privately chartered Airbus 321 carried 149…

Iraqi Christians evacuated to Eastern Europe

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Persecution | First planeload of refugees arrives in Slovakia to begin new lives in safety

Midday Roundup: Tracking terrorists’ digital messages is nearly impossible

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Connecting the dots. The FBI is digging through the digital footprint left by Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik to determine whether the couple had…

Globe Trot: Why won’t U.S. admit ISIS genocide against Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The U.S. State Department is poised to declare ISIS actions in Nineveh Plains and other areas of Iraq a genocide—but against Yazidis only . The finding…

Globe Trot: Europe mulls border controls amid terror threat

By Mindy Belz
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International | EUROPE: EU ministers in an emergency meeting today in Brussels are moving toward reinstating border controls and passport checks among the 26 EU nations that…

House overwhelmingly approves new checks for Syrian refugees

By Leigh Jones
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Congress | House Republicans and Democrats banded together today for a rare veto-proof vote, approving a bill that adds extra layers of scrutiny for Syrian refugees…

Proposed Iraqi law would force some children to become Muslim

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Religious minority groups in Iraq are protesting a new law that would force some children to become Muslim. Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad urged…

Globe Trot: Obama declared ISIS ‘contained’ hours before Paris attacks

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s national security team defended the president’s Friday statement before the Paris attacks that the Islamic State…

Globe Trot: Kurds launch bold effort to retake Sinjar from ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Kurdish forces have begun a concerted assault to retake Sinjar from the Islamic State, in what could be the start of a major military campaign to…

Past is prologue

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Doing war on the cheap has its price

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