Tag : Iraq
Iraqi Christians Flee Mosul After ISIS threats title : Archbishop of Irbil Says That Iraq’s Christians, Barring Military Intervention, ‘Do Not Have Much Time Left’
summary : The Archbishop of Irbil went to London on Tuesday to plead with British lawmakers and clergy to implement “military action” to save Christians and other minority groups in Iraq.
date : Feb 11, 2015 05:20 PM EST
Middle East Refugee Crisis title : Middle East Refugee Crisis: Christian Leaders Ask for Help, Organizations Respond
summary : A group of Eastern Christian leaders met in Lebanon to address the situation of Christian refugees in the Middle East and call on the international community to stop supporting terrorism. A few organizations have stepped up to help alleviate the crisis as best they could.
date : Jan 30, 2015 01:12 PM EST
James Wright Foley title : 60 Journalists Killed on Duty in 2014; Around Half Targeted for Murder
summary : The year 2014 has been a deadly year to work in journalism. According to a new report, at least 60 journalists have been killed this year while on the job or due to their work, while 44 percent of them were targeted for murder.
date : Dec 23, 2014 11:30 AM EST
ISIS brainwashing children title : ISIS Indoctrinates and Exploits Children with Violence; Boy With Suicide Belt Turns Himself In
summary : The Islamic State, known as ISIS, is infamously known for using brutal tactics against both civilians and those who fight them on the battlefield. Now they are exploiting children as part of their propaganda strategy.
date : Dec 19, 2014 02:20 PM EST
US Airstrikes on ISIS title : US Airstrikes Kill 3 Senior ISIS Leaders In Iraq
summary : The Pentagon said on Thursday that US airstrikes in Iraq have killed three senior Islamic State (ISIS) leaders in recent weeks, which has affected the terrorist organization's ability to conduct attacks, supply fighters and finance operations.
date : Dec 19, 2014 12:40 PM EST
US Troops in Iraq Fighting ISIS title : ISIS Meets U.S. Troops In Iraq For First Time In Surprise Attack
summary : Islamic State (ISIS) militants launched a surprise ground attack on a base housing U.S. military advisers in Iraq Sunday. However, the Americans repelled the attack alongside the Iraqi army, forcing ISIS militants to retreat.
date : Dec 18, 2014 05:51 PM EST
Kassig title : Next ISIS Beheading May Be First Female Victim Recorded on Video
summary : After yet another American aid worker is beheaded by the Islamic State in Syria, experts believe that the next victim will be a woman.
date : Nov 17, 2014 05:15 PM EST
ISIS Terrorizing Religious Minorities, Children title : Pentagon: ISIS 'Unlike Anything We've Seen,' May Call for Airstrikes In Syria
summary : American's top defense officials recently called ISIS "beyond just a terrorist group," saying that they engage in horrors "beyond anything we have seen." The officials say further military action will need to be taken to effectively defeat the terrorist group.
date : Aug 22, 2014 05:16 PM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Christians Displaced In Iraq Discouraged, Forced To Live In Squalor, Says US Persecution Watchdog
summary : As ISIS continues its horrific campaign against religious minorities in Iraq, Christians are forced to leave their homes and find refuge in churches and the homes of relatives. However, refugees are forced to live in horrible conditions as such buildings are overflowing and unable to hold any more people.
date : Aug 19, 2014 02:22 PM EDT
ISIS Map title : China Expresses Mounting Fear over ISIS Jihad, May Send Assistance To U.S. in Iraq
summary : Although China has remained relatively silent about the terrors currently occurring in the Middle East at the hands of Muslim extremists, the country may be changing its tune as ISIS turns its attention towards the powerful country.
date : Aug 14, 2014 12:18 PM EDT
Iraq Christian Children in Arbil title : Catholic 'Knights' Fundraising $1 Million to Provide Relief for Persecuted Christians in Iraq
summary : The Knights of Columbus, the world's largest fraternal organization, has pledged $500,000 and will match an additional $500,000 towards humanitarian efforts to help Christians persecuted in Iraq. Currently, thousands of Iraqis are displaced and in need of food, shelter, and other basic comforts.
date : Aug 13, 2014 11:05 AM EDT
ISIL Selling Christian Women as Sex Slaves in Iraq title : ISIS Sells Iraqi Christian Women as Sex Slaves, Invade Qaraqosh
summary : Sunni extremist group ISIS has reportedly sold hundreds of Christian women as sex slaves after invading the city of Qaraqosh, where thousands of Christians fled after ISIS invaded Mosul. U.N Secretary Ban Ki Moon has called for a new, stable government in Iraq which will effectively defeat ISIS.
date : Aug 12, 2014 12:22 PM EDT
Mark Arabo speaks for Persecuted Iraqi Christians and religious minorities title : Iraqi Chaldeans Leader Grateful for U.S. Government Decision to Fight ISIS, Rescue Yazidi Refugees
summary : Mark Arabo, a national spokesperson for Iraqi Chaldeans living in California, says his group is thankful for Obama's decision to provide humanitarian aid to minorities stranded in Iraq and to allow airstrikes against Sunni militants in the country.
date : Aug 11, 2014 02:43 PM EDT
Iraq Yazidis Feeing from ISIS Killing title : 20,000 Yazidis, Christians Saved, Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by U.S. Military
summary : A rescue effort has freed 20,000 of the Yazidi refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq and surrounded by ISIS forces, and 61 ISIS fighters have been killed due to American airstrikes as of Sunday.
date : Aug 11, 2014 12:42 PM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Obama Approves Airstrikes On ISIS, Says 'America Is Coming to Help' Religious Minorities
summary : As Christians continue to experience persecution at the hands of terrorist group ISIS, Obama recently authorized limited airstrikes to help Iraqi forces to assist in the fight to bring relief to religious minorities.
date : Aug 08, 2014 11:26 AM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Christians Protest Obama's Lack of Concern For Iraq's Religious Minorities Persecuted by ISIS
summary : Christians will gather in front of the White House this weekend to call on President Obama to respond more fully to the crisis Iraqi Christians are experiencing at the hands of terrorist group ISIS.
date : Aug 08, 2014 11:14 AM EDT
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