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Fear of Extinction Pushes Basra's Assyrians to Isolation
ISIS Militants Defeated in Last Major Stronghold in Syria
How to Avoid an ISIS 2.0 in Iraq
Iraqi Federal Court to Issue Decision to Annul Kurdish Referendum
Obama's Iraq Blunder Nurtured ISIS; Trump's Syria Policy Might Prevent ISIS 2.0
Iraq's Surprise: The Persistence of Democracy
Us State Department: Positive Discussions Held Between Erbil, Baghdad
Maps of Iraq Show How Much Land Was Liberated From Terrorist Group
1,000-strong Muslim Mob Attacks Church in Egypt
Iraqi Shepherd Bears Witness to ISIS Massacre
Iraqi Forces Recapture Last Islamic State-held Town
Assyrian Refugees in Lebanon Want to Return to North Iraq
Only Federal Police on Ground in Kirkuk: Iraqi Official
Imminent Danger of Turkish Dam for Iran, Iraq
Erdogan Says Turkey Must Clear Syria's Afrin of Kurdish Militia
France Intervenes in Bid to End Lebanon's Political Crisis
Turkey Detains 136 for Suspected Ties to Coup Plotters
Pence Trying to Fast-Track U.S. Help to Iraqi Assyrians, Yazidis
The Radical Survival Story of Christianity in Iraq and Syria
Pope Francis Confirms Construction of Assyrian Church in Istanbul
U.S.-backed Syria Forces Say Turkey Pressured Commander Into Defecting
Kurdish Lawmakers Leave Session of Iraqi Parliament
Kurdish YPG Aims to Conquer Syrian Region, Not Fight Islamic State: Turkish Minister
Egypt's Copts Decry Recent Spate of Church Closings
Putin-Trump Statement on Syria Contradicts Erdogan's Calculations
Iraqi Priest: Situation for Assyrians in Mosul Worse Than When ISIS Arrived
Pope Gets a Lamborghini, Donates it to Rebuild Iraq's Christian Region
Turkey Accuses Syrian Kurds of Plotting ISIS Withdrawal From Raqqa
Who Will Govern Kirkuk?
Iraq Vows to Take Action Against Kurds in Disputed Border Areas
Assyrian Delegation Met With Lebanese Minister of State
Iraqi Kurds Back Away From Independence Bid
Turkey's Misguided Middle East Policy: From Syria, Iraq to the Gulf
Raqqa's Dirty Secret
Year of the Sword: the Assyrian Genocide
ISIS Turns Former US Base in Iraq Into Gruesome Mass Grave
Turkey Denies Report of Plan to Kidnap Cleric Gulen From US
Iraqi Yazidi Refugee Settles in U.S. After Fleeing ISIS
Putin, Trump Issue Joint Statement on ISIS, Syrian Sovereignty
ISIS Flees From 25 Syrian Villages, Leaving Kurdish Forces to Impose Full Control
Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Last Isis Town
Kurdish Official Rejects Turkmen Proposal to Turn Kirkuk Into Region
Egyptian Christians Face New Threats From Muslims
ISIS Troops Flee to Desert, Vacate Syria Stronghold
Four Assyrians Detained By Kurdish Police Over Social Media Posts
In Northern Iraq, Ethnic Minorities Are Key to Rebuilding After ISIS
Iraqi Muslims Urge Assyrian Neighbors to Return Home
U.S. and Russia Are Nearing an Agreement on Resolving the Syrian Civil War
Kurds Seek Political Unity Ahead of Possible Talks With Baghdad
After IS Collapse, Syria Government Faces US-backed Kurds
US Urges De-escalation of Tensions Between Saudi Arabia, Lebanon
Syria Declares Victory Over Islamic State
Iraqis Rebuild in Mosul After the Defeat of ISIS
Erdogan's Mayoral Purges Leaves Almost Half of Turkey Without Elected Officials
Time To Kick Turkey Out Of NATO
Indiana Recognizes the Assyrian, Greek, Armenian Genocide
Iraq to Probe Disappearance of Arabs Arrested By Kurds
The Middle East Is Nearing an Explosion
Assyrians and Yazidis in Iraq Desperately Need Global Aid, Vatican Says
Iraq Needs 'Marshall Plan', Says Kirkuk Archbishop
Summaries

Fear of Extinction Pushes Basra's Assyrians to Isolation

By Saad Salloum

BASRA, Iraq -- Shiites around the world celebrated the Arbaeen holiday Nov. 9. This year, Christians in Iraq participated in the Shiite ritual to attest to the coexistence and social interaction between the Christian minority and the Shiite majority in central and southern Iraq.

ISIS Militants Defeated in Last Major Stronghold in Syria

By Philip Issa

(AP) -- Pro-government forces defeated the Islamic State group in its last major stronghold in Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported on Sunday, leaving the militants to defend just strips of desert territory in the country and a besieged pocket outside the capital, Damascus.

How to Avoid an ISIS 2.0 in Iraq

By Michael O'HanlonSara Allawi

With Mosul and other key cities now liberated from the horrible scourge of ISIS, Iraq stands at a crucial crossroads. Iraqis and Americans have squandered historic opportunities to build a new, stable and prosperous country together before. We must not let that happen again.

Iraq's Surprise: The Persistence of Democracy

By Yaroslav Trofimov

In the years since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, American promises of turning the country into a model democracy, spreading freedom across the Middle East, have often seemed like cruel mockery. By the time the U.S.


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