Italian lawmakers demand Rome supports KRG

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By Rudaw 19 hours ago
Then Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (R) greetsKurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani before their meeting on March 2, 2015 at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome. File photo: Getty Images/ Tiziana Fabi
ROME, Italy – A number of Italian senators and members of parliament have voiced Continue reading

Iraq needs ‘Marshall Plan’, says Kirkuk archbishop

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A top Catholic cleric from Iraq says his country has “lost all confidence” despite the rout of the Islamic State group, and needs an economic and cultural “Marshall Plan”.
Mirkis, the Chaldean archbishop of the northern diocese of Kirkuk, said the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 had “opened a Pandora’s box, and today we see the Continue reading

Armenian church in Turkey now serves as a stable

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PanARMENIAN.Net – The half-destroyed Armenian church of St Thomas in the village of Altinsac in Turkey’s Van province is now being used as a stable, Ermenihaber.am reports.
Relics of the Apostle St. Thomas were buried in the church, built in the 10th-11th centuries not far from Lake Van. Continue reading

Kurdish security forces prevented a leader in Assyrian Democratic Movement from entering into Telesqof

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On Sunday, November 5, 2017, the Kurdish security forces prevented a leader of the Assyrian Democratic Movement, Mr. Fuad Masoud, from entering the town of Tesqopa (Teleskof) on false pretexts. The Kurdish Asayish forces prevented Fuad Massoud, who is a resident of Tesqopa, from entering his town, knowing that his family is still living in Continue reading

Christians Called to Take Action on International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Church

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By Anugrah Kumar , Christian Post Contributor
(Photo: Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)An Iraqi Christian man from Mosul, who fled from violence in their country, reads a book at the Latin Patriarchate Church in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2014. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes since the terrorist Islamic State group swept through much of the north and west of Iraq in June, Continue reading

‘Refugees’ to U.K. mostly ‘majority’ Muslims

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Ministry calls out British government for discriminating against Christians
Bob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered everything from legislative battles and sports to tornadoes and homicidal survivalists. He is also a photographer whose scenic work has been used commercially. Continue reading

America’s foreign policy blind spot, and a note on “Crux Staff”

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John L. Allen Jr.
In this Sunday, June 15, 2014 photo, Iraqis attend Mass at the Chaldean Church of the Virgin Mary of the Harvest, in Alqosh, set in the seventh century Saint Hormoz monastery built into a hill overlooking Alqosh, a village of some 6,000 inhabitants about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Mosul, northern Iraq. Dozens of Christian families that Continue reading

onvert bishop to lead Canadian Chaldean diocese

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CWN Editor’s Note: Pope Francis has named Bishop Bawai Soro, a bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East who converted to Catholicism in 2013, as the head of the Chaldean Catholic eparchy (diocese) in Toronto. Earlier this year, Bishop Soro praised Continue reading

Iraq Is Not Iran’s Puppet

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By RENAD MANSOURNOV
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, right, meeting with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi of Iraq, far left, in Tehran last month. Credit Reuters
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Iraq is, once again, deeply embroiled in crisis. For three years, the Continue reading