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BREAKING: ISIS Kidnap at Least 90 People from Christian Villages in Syria

Sources say at least 90 have been abducted – mainly women and children. Up to 3,000 people are said to have been ‘displaced’ as a result of the raid… 332 more words
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EMERGENCY Responds to Growing Refugee Population in Northern Iraq with Fourth Health Clinic

In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, thousands of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) are searching for a safe place to be sheltered from the fighting that’s enveloped the area. 339 more words

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My Father's Rifle: An Analysis

“My Father’s Rifle” reveals to the reader that the life of the Kurds is one full of betrayal and manipulation, and its usefulness is that it is an implicit damnation of the politics that use human beings, making even children victims of complex brutalities. 1,715 more words


Iraq: What Remains

Iraq. We’re just a few kilometers away from the war. Those who’ve fled the fighting in Syria and the attacks of the self-styled “Islamic State” are gathering in the area between Sulaimaniya and Khanaqin. 517 more words

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Photos and Reflections from the Arbat Camp in Iraq

My mission in Iraq has come to an end and, like every time, I ask myself the question: Could I have done more? Maybe yes, I tell myself. 240 more words

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After Liberation Of Kobane, Kurdish Battle With ISIS Is Not Over

Alessandria Masi reports: Kurdish forces in Kobani reportedly chased the Islamic State group militants from the Syrian city on Monday. This is an immediate win for the Kurds, both strategically and symbolically, but it doesn’t signal a complete ISIS defeat, nor does it signal the end of the Kurdish battle against militants — in Kobani and elsewhere. 719 more words

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