Middle East

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Borderline crazy

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Not-so-internal conflicts are redrawing the map of the world

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas survives the night

By Ryan Hill
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Israel | A mountain of trash sits in Gaza City after days without landfill access. A stream of raw sewage has poisoned the Mediterranean since an Israeli airstrike…

The rising tide of Muslim converts to Christianity

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | If you spend any time keeping up with the news, you know that radical Islam is a significant and destructive force in the world. David Garrison, does not…

Steady destruction—and deafening silence

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | The Islamic State destroys Jonah’s tomb and other Judeo-Christian sites in Mosul while President Obama remains mute

Through the looking glass

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | At the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, war zone meets wonderland

Fear and flight

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Islamist takeover of Mosul is a ‘crime against humanity’ the world isn't watching

Even Muslims get fed up

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Religion | Daniel Pipes, American historian and founder of the Middle East Forum, has kept an eye on Islam and its adherents for decades. It’s an occupation that puts…

Don't fence me in

By Cal Thomas
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Israel | At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border. Philip…

From penalty kicks to Scud missiles

By Ryan Hill
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Sports | Silence, tears, fistfights, riots—the 2014 World Cup has turned many hearts sour as Germany, Argentina, and other powerhouses eliminate their weaker…

Midday Roundup: Protesters force buses of detainees to turn back

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Turn that bus around. Protesters in Murrieta, Calif., blocked three buses of illegal immigrants headed to an area processing center, forcing the drivers to…

Midday Roundup: Israel plots revenge for murdered teens

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | In mourning. Thousands of Israelis took to the streets today to mourn three teenage seminary students kidnapped last month in the West Bank. Their bodies were…

Laying siege from the shadows

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Saddam’s deputy, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, may be key to understanding the lightning strikes and success of Sunni militants in Iraq

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