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Turkey Builds More Than Half of Syrian Border Wall
Protecting Christians, Fighting Terror? Russia's on it
Twin Attacks on Syrian Security Kill At Least 32
Kurds Detaining Men Escaping Fights Between Iraqi Forces and ISIS
Iraq Recaptures New Neighborhood in Mosul
Egyptian President Orders Help for Displaced Christian Copts
The Assyrian Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS
Assyrian From Bethlehem Wins Arab Idol Competition
Conditions Deteriorate in West Mosul As Iraqi Advances Slow
Turkish Police Detain Kurdish Mayor
Syria Opposition in Meetings With U.S.
Dozens Killed in Attacks on Security Offices in Syria
Iraqi Forces Push Deeper Into West Mosul
Iraqi Assyrians Raise Giant Cross on Land Liberated From ISIS
UNESCO Meeting Lays Groundwork for Reviving, Protecting Iraq's Cultural Heritage
Copts Flee Sinai As ISIS Targets Christians
Iraq Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria
Turkey Poses a Bigger Threat to Syria Than ISIS
80,000 of Iraq's Displaced Sunnis Stopped From Returning Home
Egypt's Christians Face More Threats From ISIS
Assyrians and Muslims on a Peace March From Erbil to Alqōsh
US Changes Rules of Engagement for Mosul Fight in Iraq
Syrian Rebels Are Losing Out to Extremists
IS Flees Northern Syrian Stronghold of Al-Bab
Egypt Christian Shot Dead, House Burned Down
Can NATO Survive Turkey?
Iraq Hopes to Reclaim Heritage Lost to Islamic State Group
7,000 Iraq Troops Killed By ISIS
There Were Two Major Victories Against ISIS in Iraq and Syria
Top General: US Mulling 'Long-term Commitment' in Iraq
Major Human Rights Violations By Turkish Army Against Kurds
Iraqi Forces Take Control of Mosul Airport
Turkey Opposed to Syria Safe Zones for Refugees
750,000 People Trapped in Mosul Are 'On Brink of Starvation' As Iraqi Forces Advance
No Breakthrough Expected in Upcoming Syrian Peace Talks
Christian Father Shot Dead and His Son Burned Alive in Egypt
Hollande, Kurdish Regional Leader Barzani Meet in Paris
Syriac Patriarch Visited Hungarian Political and Spiritual Leaders
Human Rights Abuses Alleged in Southeast Turkey
Russia May Have Sidelined PYD in Geneva Talks
Turkey Among Countries With Worst Rights Practices
ISIS Suicide Bomber in Iraq Was Ex-Gitmo Detainee
Canada to Give Asylum to 1,200 Primarily Yazidi Refugees
Kurdish Forces Reach Euphrates River East of Raqqa Amid Massive ISIS Collapse
Turkey's Pro-Kurdish Opposition Appeals to European Court Over Detentions
Kurdish Party Co-chair Loses Her Seat in Turkish Parliament
British Museum Trains Iraqi Archaeologists to Rebuild Post-Islamic State
Turkish Military Says 44 Islamic State Militants Killed in Syria
What Future Do Christians Have in the Middle East?
Defense Secretary Mattis: US Will Stay in Iraq a While
Iraqi MPs Condemn Alleged Kurdish Abuses
Syrian Army Takes Control of Western Mountains Overlooking Lebanon
Turkish Airstrikes Target Kurdish PKK in Iraq
IS Lashes Out At Egypt and Threatens Salafis, Sunnis and Copts
The Dire Cost of Europe's Multiculturalism
Long Persecuted, Assyrians Find Safe Haven in California
Iraq Forces Converge on Mosul Airport
British Archaeologists Assess Damage to Nimrud
Sunni Women Tell of ISIS Detention, Torture
Islamic State Extremists Threaten to Eliminate Egypt's Christians
Summaries

Turkey Builds More Than Half of Syrian Border Wall

Turkey has erected 290 kilometers (180 miles) of a planned 511-kilometer (317 miles) "security wall" along its border with war-torn Syria, local media reported on Sunday, quoting the head of the body building the structure. The wall is made from portable concrete blocks each weighing seven tons.

Protecting Christians, Fighting Terror? Russia's on it

By Aleksandar Pavic

A few years ago, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who then was Russia's ambassador to NATO, warned that a new influence had appeared that was becoming a major threat to large segments of the world, namely, Asia, Europe and America.

Twin Attacks on Syrian Security Kill At Least 32

BEIRUT (AP) -- In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported.

Iraq Recaptures New Neighborhood in Mosul

A senior commander said Iraqi militarized police captured a neighborhood in western Mosul on Sunday morning amid clashes with Islamic State militants. Maj. Gen. Haider al-Maturi of the Federal Police Commandos Division told The Associated Press that his troops entered the Tayaran neighborhood.

Egyptian President Orders Help for Displaced Christian Copts

Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh Al-Sissi has ordered his government to expedite the resettlement of Christians fleeing their homes in the northern Sinai Peninsula after an attack by the Islamic State left sevenl Christians dead between January 30 and February 20.


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