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Watching the news

We started the day here in Omaha with news from overnight. There was an attempted robbery at a Wendy’s not far from our home. The police responded and fired at the suspect because he had a gun and he shot first. 1,222 more words

Vatican responds to rumors of the Pope being an ISIS target

The Vatican is speaking against the claim that Pope Francis is a target of the Islamic State.

In an article published Monday, an Italy newspaper reported that the pope is a target of ISIS. 245 more words

Ryan Hite

Original Short Fiction: Hemingway-esque Iraq War Short Story

Editor’s note: This was a piece I wrote many years back. I’d read A Farewell to Arms in high school and for some reason it was in my head that day. 1,992 more words


White House: Inclusive Government is key to situation in Iraq

Time 11:06 p.m. CEST

President Barack Obama will enlist efforts to ensure support of the international community, and support of the regional governments in the fight against Islamic State. 447 more words


The Enemy of My Enemy: Iran Arms Kurds in Fight Against ISIS

When Iran’s foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif popped into Erbil yesterday, he announced Iran had joined—or perhaps beat— the U.S. in providing new weapons to Kurdish forces. 838 more words

The Silence is Deafening

Did you know that over the last several months there has been a genocide going on in Africa and the Middle East?  Did you know that one group of people have been singled out, by having their doors marked, just because of their faith?  1,169 more words