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Honouring the Crucifix That Survived ISIS
Iraq Probes Allegations of Human Rights Violations in Mosul
New Bridge Reunites Mosul As Iraqi Forces Gear Up for Final Assault
Iraq Needs International Community's Support, Says China's UN Representative
U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up
France Says Not Planning to Reopen Embassy in Syria
UN Envoy: All Syria Parties Agree to Talks on Constitution
UN Official: Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq
Armageddon in Iraq? US Pastor Details ISIS Destruction of Assyrian City
Iraq's Assyrians Demand Reconstruction of Religious Sites
Syria's Third-largest City, Homs, Clear of Opposition
Boundary Between Iraq, Kurdish Territory Divides Communities
Islamic State Territory In Mosul Shrinks, But Heavy Fighting Looms In Old City
Russian Forces Arrive in Southern Syria
US Pitches Plan to Russia to Avoid Armed Conflict in Syria
Coptic Pope: Christians in Egypt Are 'Struggling for Their Very Existence'
Police Consider Follow-up After Peaceful Protesters Beaten At Turkish Ambassador's Residence
Why Erdogan's US Visit Will Only Create More Problems for Turkey
UN Says 200,000 More Expected to Flee Iraq's Mosul
US Summons Turkey Envoy for Embassy Brawl
Airstrikes Fuel Mosul Gains As Iraq Pushes for Quick Victory
Iraq President Says Scale of Mosul Destruction 'Horrendous'
Archbishop of Erbil Highlights the Urgent Need of Iraq's Assyrians
How the U.S. Could Prosecute the Turkish Guards Who Beat Protesters
France, Germany Resist U.S. Plan for Bigger NATO Role Against Islamic State
US, Turkey Spar Over Erdogan Visit Violence, Kurdish Support
U.S. Military Says it Conducted Airstrike on Pro-government Forces in Syria
Thousands of U.S. Forces May Still Be Needed for Post-ISIS Iraq
The Islam in Islamic Terrorism
New Footage Shows Erdogan Watching Washington Brawl
Senator McCain Calls for Expulsion of Turkish Ambassador
Kurdish Unit Defects to Iraqi Army Ranks in Nineveh Province
Yazidi Leader: West to Blame for Our Genocide
US Lawmakers Demand Swift Action for Violence By Turkish Embassy Staff
Syria, Iraq Discuss Direct Cooperation Against Islamic State
On the Plains of Nineveh, Where the Priests Have to Double As Master Builders
Iraqi Yazidis in 2017
Sunnis Seek Greater Say in Post-IS Iraq But Face Resistance
USCIRF Justifies Not Recommending Iraq and Egypt As 'Countries of Particular Concern'
Two Officials From Baghdad Arrested for Forging Documents to Illegally Sell Christian Homes
State Department Expresses Concern Over Clashes Between Turkish Security and Protesters
Islamic State Mining Mosul to Stop Families Fleeing
In Defense of Christians Condemns Turkish Attack on Protestors in Washington
Iraqi Shia Cleric Says Christian Infidels Must Convert or Be Killed
'Erdoğan's Bodyguards' in Violent Clash With Protesters in Washington
Coptic Christians Targeted By ISIS Say Egyptian Government Not Helping
Kurds Disappointed By Trump Statements After Erdogan Meeting
Trump and Erdogan Meet Amid Tensions Over Arming Kurds in Syria
International Religious Freedom Worsening in Both 'Depth and Breadth'
ISIS 'On Brink of Defeat' After Losing 90% of West Mosul
The Turkey I No Longer Know
Putin: Russia Sees No Need to Arm the Kurds in Syria
The Persecuted Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria
Bishops Ask for International Protection for Christians Iraq, Chaldean Patriarch Disagrees
Trump, Putin, Erdoğan and the Kurdish Problem
Pro-government Assyrian Forces Arrive in Syrian Town for Offensive
Assyrian Australians Plead for Second Special Refugee Settlement Deal
Trump-Lavrov Meeting Focused on Syria Safe Zones
Turkey Painting Itself Into a Corner in Syria
Syrian Army Sends Reinforcements Towards Border With Iraq
Summaries

Honouring the Crucifix That Survived ISIS

By Murcadha O Flaherty

Westminster's Cardinal Vincent Nichols and a bishop from Iraq came together in central London to bless a crucifix found in the rubble left behind by Daesh (ISIS) in the ancient Nineveh Plains.

Iraq Probes Allegations of Human Rights Violations in Mosul

By Sinan Salaheddin

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Interior Ministry said it launched an investigation into allegations of human rights violations perpetrated by its forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul. The allegations were first reported by Germany's Der Spiegel magazine last weekend.

Iraq Needs International Community's Support, Says China's UN Representative

By Amy He

China's deputy representative to the UN said on Monday that China welcomes the "positive efforts" the Iraqi government has taken to maintain domestic stability, but he said the country needs support from the international community as it faces an array of political, humanitarian and counterterrorism...

U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

A diplomatic dispute deepened when Turkey summoned the American ambassador in Ankara to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday, to protest "the aggressive and unprofessional actions taken" by American security personnel against Turkish security officers.

France Says Not Planning to Reopen Embassy in Syria

(Reuters) -- France's foreign ministry said on Monday that the reopening of its embassy in Syria was not on the table, signaling there may be no fundamental change to Paris' approach to the Syrian conflict under new president Emmanuel Macron.


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