Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to world for help
Assyrian Christians, including Chaldean and Syriac Catholics, Syriac Orthodox and followers of the Assyrian Church of the East have roots in present day Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran that stretch back to the time of Jesus Christ. While they have long ...
#ن: How an Arabic letter was reclaimed to support Iraq's persecuted Christians
ISIS Kills 31 People in Baghdad Suicide Bombing; Iraq Bishops Call on Gov't to ...
Last remaining Christians flee Iraq's Mosul
Iraq to Vote on President After Deadly Bombing
In a statement posted online late Tuesday, the Sunni Islamic State group, which seized vast swaths of northern and western Iraq last month, claimed the attack and said it was "in response to the hostility of the (Shiite-led) government" of Prime ...
Iraq's Waterless Christians: The Campaign to Expel a Religion
Isis militants 'seize Iraq monastery and expel monks'
In Iraq, rise of Islamic State deals blow to Christian population
Wall Street Journal
US officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy
Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq's expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republicans saying drone strikes should have been authorized months ago and even Democrats questioning the Obama ...
US Increases Surveillance, Military Advisers in Iraq
In Iraq, Now What?
US Boosts Iraq Surveillance Flights
Middle East Eye
Iraq: Al-Maliki Rejects Iran's Urging to Step Down
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term in office and further exacerbating ...
Iraq Shiite clerics gain prominence as crisis continues
Iraq's 'Islamic State' is quite happy to rule by terror
Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal
Shiite politicians say Iraq's al-Maliki rejected top ally Iran's pressure to ...
U.S. News & World Report
In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, a sign is posted at a checkpoint belonging to the Islamic State group, captured from the Iraqi Army, at the main entrance of Rawah, 175 miles (281 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Arabic reads,"Islamic State ...
Iraq Demands Jordan Extradite Sunni Opposition Leaders at Conference
“Iraq Isn't Our Fight”? Think Again.
No End to Christian Suffering as Iraq Staggers in Turmoil
Thousands of Christian families have fled to the Kurdistan Region, adding to the hundreds of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian refugees who have found sanctuary in the autonomous enclave, the only portion of Iraq where peace still prevails. According to ...
The State Department Really Doesn't Want to Break Up Iraq
The solution to the crisis in Iraq is not to break the country up into two or three states, according to a State Department official. The best alternative is to set up a federal system that distributes power to local governments and security forces ...
Envoy Urges UN to Demand Halt to Iraq Extremists
The top U.N. envoy in Iraq urged the Security Council on Wednesday to demand that the Islamic State extremist group stop all hostilities and atrocities. Nickolay Mladenov called on all U.N. member states to cooperate in enforcing sanctions against the ...
Common Ground Between Iraq's Rebels May Be Crumbling
The Islamist radicals that came to Abu Wissam's home still hold the large city of Mosul they took last month along with other parts of Iraq. But they had help, mainly from former members and sympathizers of Saddam Hussein's regime, which was toppled by ...
Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The retired general who briefly led America's postwar Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world.