Statement by the Head of the EU Delegation and Heads of all EU Member State Embassies accredited to Iraq
The Head of the EU (European Union) Delegation and Heads of all EU Member State Embassies accredited to the Republic of Iraq meet with Speaker H.E. Salim Al-Jubouri to welcome recent adoption of the Amnesty Law in line with Parliament’s legislative agenda Continue reading

Daesh terrorists behead 13 civilians in northern Iraq

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This file photo shows Takfiri Daesh terrorists in an undisclosed location in Iraq.
Takfiri Daesh militants have reportedly executed more than a dozen people in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk on charges of facilitating the escape of civilian families from an area under the extremists’ control.
A provincial security source, requesting anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Sumaria Continue reading

Is Administration Doing Anything About ISIS Genocide Against Christians? Lawsuit Filed

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By Patrick Goodenough
An Iraqi Christian refugee family. The U.S. government says ISIS atrocities against Christians and other minorities in areas under the terrorist group’s control amount to genocide. (Photo: Open Doors USA)
(CNSNews.com) – Seeking to establish what the Obama administration is doing in response to the genocide being waged by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) Continue reading

Stop extremists entering Europe Syrian leader of ancient Eastern-rite Church calls for action to tackle Islamist threat to Europe

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By John Pontifex
EUROPE needs to take tougher action to stop fundamentalists entering the region, according to the Syria-based leader of an ancient worldwide Church, who warns of the threat posed by a new generation of radicalised Muslims.
His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II, the Damascus-based Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Continue reading

U.S. MAY END USE OF PRIVATE IMMIGRATION DETENTION FACILITES

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East County Magazine reported on complaints about a CCA private immigration detention facility in San Diego County back in 2011
By Miriam Raftery
August 29, 2016 (Washington D.C.) – Just one week after the U.S. Justice Department Continue reading

Christian Persecution in the Muslim World: Christians as ‘Target Practice’

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Mideast Christian: “Where are the leaders of the West, Ban Ki-Moon, the EU, WHO, and other Christian organisations?”
Raymond Ibrahim
More reports of the brutal treatment that Christians and other minorities experienced at the hands of the Islamic State (SIS) emerged during May. One account told of a couple who, after their children were abducted by ISIS militants, answered their door one day Continue reading

Battle for Mosul Appears to be Entering Final Stage

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Peshmerga soldiers conduct tactical movements during a live-fire exercise last March near Erbil, Iraq. (US Army/Jessica Hurst)
by Chad Garland
NAWARAN, Iraq — A sniper lurks among desolated buildings of an abandoned village just over the hillside where Kurdish soldiers are dug in behind a berm, but Serbest Continue reading

ISIS has price list for sex slaves including Christian Yazidi girls as young as 1 year old

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Christian Deguit
A disturbing document submitted to the United States Department as evidence of the atrocities of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has revealed that the Islamic radical group maintains a detailed price list of Christian and Yazidi girls to be sold as sex slaves. The “store-like” list includes girls as young as 1 year old and are being sold Continue reading

Prince of Jordan condemns ISIS attacks on Middle East Christians

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AMMONNEWS – Prince Hassan of Jordan has condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) “sickening” attacks on Christians in the Middle East, which is actually the birthplace of Christianity.
In an article published in The Telegraph, Prince Hassan and Woolf Institute director Dr. Ed Kessler highlighted the importance of Christianity to the development of the Middle Continue reading

ACLJ Takes Action, Confronts Another UN Office on ISIS Genocide Against Christians

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By ACLJ.org
ISIS genocide against Christians and others is expanding. Ignoring it will not make it go away. In fact, ignoring it helps it spread. And the United Nations has been ignoring it for some time.
The ACLJ – through our affiliate the European Centre for Law and Justice – just delivered a legal letter to another critical United Nations office – the Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Continue reading

It’s Not Unchristian to Be Worried About Refugee Resettlement in America, Religious Freedom Advocate Says

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By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter
People gather to protest against the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State capitol in Olympia, Washington, November 20, 2015.
Christian religious freedom activist Faith McDonnell is pushing back against the notion that it is unchristian to voice concerns with how the State Department is resettling Continue reading

U.N. braces for refugee exodus from Iraq’s Mosul

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A displaced man from south of Mosul gives the coordinates of Islamic State militants to Iraqi army, south of Mosul. REUTERS/Stringer
By Stephanie Nebehay and Stephen Kalin | GENEVA/BAGHDAD
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis in and around Mosul could be uprooted by the military assault to retake the city from Islamic State, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. Continue reading