Posts Tagged ‘ Iraqi Army ’

ISIS Militants Disguised as Iraqi Police Slaughter 31 People

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

Islamic State militants posed as Iraqi police officers, slaughtering 31 people and wounded 40 in an attack in Tikrit in northern Iraq. According to Ireland’s, the militants first targeted a police checkpoint and then the house of a police colonel who was the head of the counter-terrorism services. They later turned their fire on

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Iraq’s Grisly Liberation

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By

Areas freed from the Islamic State’s grip display the depth of the terror group’s war crimes. As Iraqi forces continue that fight, American aid groups are staking out front-line positions, too

Iraqi Palace of Mirrors: Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough.

ISIS Lures The Poor and The Prosperous From 50 Countries To Build Terrorist Army

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By

The Islamic State drew far more fighters from far more countries than its predecessor, a steady flow from far-flung global regions that helps explain the terrorists’ commitment to mass murder and destruction once they arrived to create a ballyhooed promised land.

Thousands Gather to Call for A Caliphate in UK

Dec 16th, 2016 | By

In the street outside the empty embassy in Belgrave Square, London, protesters and Islamic leaders filled the street chanting loudly and calling for American to be punished for Aleppo. The protests started as an alternative to an official demonstration outside Downing Street that called for an end to the bloodshed in Syria. The protest blocked

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress

Burnt Church in Qaraqosh is Symbol of Hope for Iraqi Christians

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By

On October 30, a handful of Christians, including members of the Nineveh Plain Protection Units, the local Christian militia, came together in a burnt out church in Qaraqosh to celebrate the first mass in the town in over two years. Iraqi forces retook the town from the Islamic State a few days earlier as part

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Iraqi Christians in Bashiqa Want To Stay Under Kurdish Government

Nov 21st, 2016 | By
Church of the Virgin Mary in Mosul has been destroyed by the Islamic State

After two years of silence, the bells in the Mar Korkeis church in Bashiqa, Iraq, rang for the first time. On November 7, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters retook the town from the Islamic State. Under the Islamic State’s control, Christians and other religious minorities in Bashiqa were persecuted and given the ultimatum to either pay a

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Chairman’s Report for November 4, 2016

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas for Refugees matching challenge – How it began and how it works / More Sunni Muslim violence in Jordan as Christmas approaches / September distribution of diapers to Iraqi Christian refugees successful / Obama’s social radical pick for Supreme Court confirmation in January?

ISIS Takes Young Christian Boys and Forces Them to Become Jihadists

Nov 11th, 2016 | By

Father Patrick Desbois, a Paris-based Catholic priest who has been helping Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Iraq and Syria said Islamic State jihadists separate families who live in terrorist occupied places by taking away their new born babies and virgin girls, killing their fathers and forcing young boys to plant bombs in

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