According to numerous published news reports, ALL Christians have now been removed from Mosul, Iraq, either by forced relocation or execution. This story sticks in the minds of Christians all over the world. 239 more words
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There was a time when Isis was the name of an Egyptian goddess or the posh Oxford name for the river Thames. However over the past few weeks the word has come into general usage as an acronym for the body which was formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and now calls itself the Islamic State. 1,728 more words
The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million (816 billion Iraqi dinars). 309 more words
Iraq crisis: Accusations fly between Kurdish leaders and Baghdad hampering co-ordinated action against militants
Kurdish leaders accuse the Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, of being hysterical and unbalanced, while he says the Kurdish capital, Erbil, is a centre for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) and adherents of Saddam Hussein. 19 more words
An Islamic State fighter is making waves on social media thanks to a photo posted on Twitter where he looks more Shoreditch than Syria.
From his untamed hair and beard to his thick-rimmed geek glasses and lo-fi form of transport, the man in the picture has all the markings of a hipster – but one brandishing a semi-automatic rifle and scimitar sword. 88 more words