News
For Iraq's Christian Exiles, Suffering Abounds
Days of Chaos in Baghdad: Protest or Meltdown?
Political Unrest Tests U.S. Influence in Iraq
Religious Minorities in the Middle East and Their Struggle for Survival
Religious Freedom Abroad: A Road Map of Deterioration
Russia, U.S. to Coordinate New Steps to End Syria Conflict
Intense Diplomacy, Proposals for New Syria Cease-fire
The EU Agreement With Turkey on Syrian Refugees
ISIS Boosts Attacks While Losing Territory in Iraq and Syria
Syria is Bleeding -- Where Are the Arabs?
Drones, Turkish Artillery Hit Islamic State in Syria, 34 Dead: Military
Australia Recognizes Crimes Committed By ISIS Against Assyrians As Genocide
Protests Expose Iraq's Flawed System of Governance
As Russian Planes Bombard Syrian Rebels, Debate Over Anti-aircraft Missiles Returns
US Once Again Forced to Turn to Russia for Help on Syria
Protesters in Iraq's Green Zone Begin to Withdraw
Iraq Car Bombings Leave At Least 31 Dead
Russia Says Talks Under Way To Include Aleppo In Syria's 'Regime Of Calm'
Iraq Parliament Collapses, Lawmakers Flee Baghdad
Turkish Journalist Detained Over Pro-Kurdish Tweets
Turkish Army Burning Civilian Houses in Kurdish City of Nusaybin
Blast Kills 2 Officers Near Police Headquarters in Turkey
Mismanagement Is Killing Iraq
Protesters Storm Iraq's Parliament Following Cleric's Call
IS Executed Over 4,000 in Syria in Last 2 Years: Report
Turkish Warplanes Hit PKK Targets in Southeast Turkey, Northern Iraq
The Destruction ISIS Leaves Behind
U.S., Europe Must Stand Up to Erdogan
Chaldean Patriarchate: ISIS Attacks Meant 'To Erase Iraq's Christian Memory'
In Northern Iraq, Longstanding Tensions Surge Even As ISIS is Pushed Back
Summaries

Days of Chaos in Baghdad: Protest or Meltdown?

By Tim Arango

Hundreds of protesters stormed Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Saturday and entered the Parliament building, demanding an end to corruption. A day later, they began to leave.

Political Unrest Tests U.S. Influence in Iraq

By Carol E. Lee

WASHINGTON -- The growing political crisis in Baghdad sparked by followers of a prominent Shiite cleric is raising new questions about the extent of U.S. influence over the Iraqi government, a critical American ally in the fight against Islamic State.

Religious Minorities in the Middle East and Their Struggle for Survival

A conference on the endangered religious minorities in the middle east will be held on May 10 at Fordham University in New York. According to conference organizers, "Persecution, fear of genocide, and even cultural extinction threaten minority faith communities in the Middle East as never before.

Russia, U.S. to Coordinate New Steps to End Syria Conflict

By Andrey Ostroukh

MOSCOW -- Russia and the U.S. agreed to coordinate new steps toward resolution of the conflict in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said Monday. In a phone conversation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S.


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