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Syrian Arab fighters battle Daesh for revenge

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By AFP – A member of Syria’s Arab Shaytat tribe, who has joined a Kurdish-led alliance fighting Daesh in northern Syria, walks past the debris of a bombed vehicle in the Syrian village of Baghouz, on Sunday (AFP photo) BAGHUZ, Syria — Near the front line in eastern Syria, Amer Khalifa plays with a sword…

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“I think God calls all of us to fill different roles at different times and I think that he wanted Donald Trump to become president, and that’s why he’s there,” Sanders told CBN’s David Brody and Jennifer Wishon, according to a transcript of the interview provided by CBN.…

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Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil

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By Rudaw The head of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Patriarch of Antioch and the East Ignatius Aphrem II, opened a new Archdiocese Residence of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Erbil’s Ainkawa neighbourhood on Saturday. “We thank the Kurdistan Regional Government for allowing us to do this, by granting…

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Iraq priest who saved Christian heritage becomes archbishop

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Agence France Presse MOSUL, Iraq: An Iraqi priest who saved a trove of religious manuscripts from Daesh (ISIS) was ordained Friday as the new Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul. Najeeb Michaeel, 63, was inaugurated in a ceremony in Mosul’s St. Paul Church attended by…

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Christians In UAE Welcome Pope Francis With Joy, Hope

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Zeeshan Aziz (@imziishan) Christians in UAE welcome Pope Francis with joy, hope ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM – 25th Jan, 2019) A jubilant spirit of gratitude is prevailing among the Christian community in the UAE, while readying themselves up for Pope Francis’ historic visit to Abu Dhabi, the first by a…

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Iraq priest who saved Christian heritage becomes archbishop

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Agence France Presse MOSUL, Iraq: An Iraqi priest who saved a trove of religious manuscripts from Daesh (ISIS) was ordained Friday as the new Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul. Najeeb Michaeel, 63, was inaugurated in a ceremony in Mosul’s St. Paul Church attended by Catholic leaders from the region and the U.S., as well as…

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‘Cultural freedom’ paramount in SDF negotiations with Damascus

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By Rudaw Ilham Ahmed is the co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Council that is the political arm of the Syrian Democratic Forces and includes predominately Kurdish actors in northern Syria, but also other groups including Arabs, Turkmen, Christians, and Circassian. As the fight against ISIS winds down and the United States intends to withdrawal troops,…

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Syria’s SDF: US-backed anti-IS alliance

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The Syrian Democratic Forces is a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters that has led the fight against the Islamic State group The Syrian Democratic Forces is a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters that has led the fight against the Islamic State group AFP/File Beirut (AFP)…

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Iraq priest who saved Christian heritage ordained Mosul archbishop

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The new Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul Najeeb Michaeel seen during his ordination ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral in the northern Iraqi city on January 25, 2019 saved a trove of religious manuscripts from the Islamic State group Mosul (Iraq) (AFP) An Iraqi priest who saved a trove of religious manuscripts from the Islamic State…

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PM Barzani hopes Christians in Iraq and Kurdistan won’t migrate abroad

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By Rudaw Patriarch of Antioch and the East Ignatius Aphrem II (left) meets with KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Erbil on January 25, 2019. Photo: Safeen Dizayee ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) stressed on Friday that Erbil will continue to work to protect the culture of Christians…

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