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Turkish Military Attacks Kurdish Forces in Syria
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Iraqi Assyrians: The Forgotten Refugees
Christian Worship Revived in Largest Assyrian City in Iraq
Turkish Forces Shell Syrian Kurds Targets in Northern Syria
Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity
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'Social Reconstruction' is Vital for Long-term Stability in Iraq
Iraq's Biggest Potential Weapon of Mass Destruction: the Mosul Dam
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US Changes Rules on the UN to Help Assyrian and Minority Victims of Genocide in Iraq
UN Warns Of 'Humanitarian Catastrophe' In Syria
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Turkish Police Detain Assyrian Man
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ISIS Razed 116 Villages in Iraq's Kirkuk in 3 Years
Mosul's Old Heart in Ruins Six Months After IS Ousted
Turkey Declares Curfew in 69 Communities
Turkey's Genocide of the Assyrians Was an Islamist Crime
Kurdish Forces Begin Confiscating Assyrian Homes in Northern Syria, Issue Ultimatums
US to Provide $75 Million in Additional Funding for Iraq Stabilization
Systemic Crisis in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Turkey Set to Extend State of Emergency for Another 3 Months
Children of Terror Left Behind in Iraq
EU Proposal to Strengthen Support to the Iraqi People
Syrian Forces Recapture Military Base From Rebels
Persecution Of Yazidis Persists Despite Islamic State Collapse
Kurds Protest in Paris Against 'Assassin' Erdogan
Turkish Jets Hit PKK Targets in Northern Iraq
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Battle Looms for Rebel-held Syrian Province After IS Defeat
The Assyrian Church Presence in Kuwait
Orthodox Christians in Turkey Celebrate Christmas Eve
Iraqi PM Reiterates Pledge to Build National Army to Protect Iraq's Unity
Erdogan Threatens French Reporter Over Syria Question
Iran's Ethnic Minorities Are Playing a Vital Role in Protests
Middle Eastern Christians in Dire Straits -- But the West Doesn't Want to Know
Iraqi Forces Launch Massive Anti-ISIS Operation in Kirkuk


By Renad Mansour and Hisham Al-hashimi

As the Islamic State lost one of its last villages in Iraq, Brett McGurk, the U.S. special envoy to the coalition battling the group, took to Twitter for a victory lap. The organization's "phony 'caliphate,'" he wrote, is "coming to an end.

Armenia Recognises Genocide of Yazidis in Iraq

(AFP) -- Armenia's parliament on Tuesday passed a resolution recognising the 2014 genocide of Yazidis by the Islamic State group in Iraq and called for an international probe into the crimes. Jihadists murdered thousands in massacres four years ago.

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