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Insight - Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad - by Maggie Fick and Isra' al-Rubei'i

(Reuters) – Using its own version of “soft” and “hard” power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado. 1,505 more words


On 23 July 2014, the EU amended the basis of its financial sanctions against Iraq by way of a new Regulation and Decision, which provide clarity on the existing provisions relating to financial sanctions. 276 more words

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The face of persecution and the trampling of Mosul

Persecution often comes across as numbers (1000 here, 200 there) and far-away place names. But persecution has a face.

Last Sunday I saw a man, stubbly and olive-skinned, nursing his styrofoam cup of coffee at the back of an old church building in London. 538 more words


The N word in Iraq- the Nasara Christian

The disgusting situation in Iraq has really moved me.
Please take the time to understand what is going on.
My latest article

ISIS Militants Persecuting Christians in North-West Iraq – Russian Foreign Ministry

Families Fleeing Violence in Mosul Arrive at a Checkpoint on the Outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region June 10, 2014

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My Personal Survival

If I am going to be talking about survival (even in apocalyptic proportions), I should start by discussing my own small brush with Death. I have been relatively lucky in life and have not (yet) needed to physically survive much catastrophe. 1,415 more words