Monthly Archives: March 2010

Iraqi Christians attacked ahead of Iraq election

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Killings of Iraqi Christians in the northern city of Mosul have sparked an exodus from the Arab-controlled city to Kurdish areas. The number of Iraqi Christians attacked has spiked in the run-up to elections, scheduled for Sunday.…

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Turkey recalls envoy to Sweden over Armenia vote

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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey recalled its ambassador to Sweden on Thursday and canceled an upcoming summit between the countries after the Swedish parliament branded the World War One killing of Armenians by Ottoman forces genocide.…

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“Britain’s position is indefensible.

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We have the scandal of a nation that has helped create the refugees then turn its back on them when they need help. We have a moral duty to help and we have refused to do so. We should be ashamed.” Lord Norman Fowler Feb 2009…

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Iraqis in region headed to polls

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By Troy Anderson, Staff Writer Hoping this weekend’s elections in Iraq will strengthen the fledgling democracy, about 40 local residents with Iraqi ties gathered Saturday in North Hollywood to hop into vans so they could cast votes in their homeland’s elections.…

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Christians terrorised in Iraq and Egypt

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by Gerald Butt Middle East Correspondent Nuns in Rome protesting © not advert Protests against Iraqi attacks: left: Iraqi nuns with olive branches in Mosul; below: a banner in St Peter’s Square, Rome, last Sunday AP…

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Iraq: Violence is meant to intimidate Christians

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by Spero News See all articles by this author The situation is difficult. But Iraqi Christians do not lose hope and are helping to build the new Iraq. The country and Iraqi society at large are more mature than in the election four years ago. Iraqi priest Fr. Bashar Warda, Rector of St. Peter Chaldean…

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