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Target On: Persecuted Church

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

Target On

A Call to Prayer for Christians around the World

The story of life as told in the Bible began in Iraq. Genesis 2 uses the Tigris and Euphrates, which continue to flow through Iraq, as markers of where life began. 395 more words

Missional

Some Christian thoughts on Isis

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

Iraq

US Approves $700m Lockheed Missile Deal | Iraq Business News

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

2014

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

Middle East

7/31/14...losing Iraq and losing your mind...

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: “You go to the ballet and you see girls dancing on their tiptoes. Why don’t they just get taller girls?” – Greg Ray… 1,624 more words

Economy

Social media goes crazy over picture of hipster jihadist

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

World