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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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Trump announces U.S. forces have killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

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President Trump Sunday morning spoke to the nation concerning U.S. Special Operations task forces conducting a raid targeting for death the ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “Last night the United States brought the world’s number ...

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Sat-7 hosts ‘Week of Prayer’ for Christians in North Africa and Middle East

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Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions of people persecuted for their faith? Christians across the world will “Dare to Dream” as they intercede for the Middle ...

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BBC finds 9-year-old girls sold for one hour ‘pleasure’ marriages in Iraq

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A shocking documentary by the BBC has revealed that little Iraqi girls as young as nine are being sold for sex in temporary ‘marriages’ that can last as little as an hour. ...

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US carpet bombs ISIS infested island in Iraq

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The U.S.-led coalition battling the ISIS terror group has released a video (below)  showing the carpet-bombing of an island in northern Iraq that was “infested” with terrorists. Dramatic footage released by the ...

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News Briefs: US imposes more tariffs; Electoral College wins in court; McCabe hired at CNN; Israel strikes Iranian missiles

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Here’s your daily news briefs. US responds with more tariffs In the latest escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Aug. 23 that he will balance the “very unfair trading relationship” ...

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Iraqi TV anchor reads eye-opening poem questioning Arab culture

Iraqi TV Host Mahdi Jassem Reads Text By Syrian Poet: For 1,400 Years We Have Been Cursing The Jews And Christians, But We Are The Ones Left Without Unity. In a July ...

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Former Miss Iraq may lose citizenship after defending Israel

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Standing up for Israel at the UN may lose former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan her citizenship. Idan, who has faced opposition and death threats in the past, spoke in defense of Israel ...

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Oldest customer service complaint on display

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Have you ever made a customer complaint? It’s not a new idea. In fact, the discovery of a clay tablet from ancient Babylon shows there was an “irate copper merchant, Nanni, in 1750 ...

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Rocket explodes near US Embassy in Iraq

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As Iran ratchets up threats against the United States, a rocket was fired into Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, exploding near the U.S. Embassy overnight. There were no casualties according ...

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Iraq Christians face bias in school curriculum

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After $1 trillion spent and thousands of lost American service members, is anything really changing in Iraq? Archbishop Louis Raphael Sako, leader of Iraq’s Chaldean ancient Christian community, has asked the Ministry ...

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Troops in Germany and Iraq respond to First Family’s visit

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have landed in Germany to thank more American troops during the Christmas holiday as Air Force One makes its way back from a surprise ...

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Christians targeted by ISIS to get historic help from America

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Religious leaders and human rights activists are rejoicing after President Donald Trump signed a historic bi-partisan bill that supporters say will “boost” efforts to help Christians and other religious minorities targeted by ...

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Syrian Christians share tragic stories

We rarely see the images of Christian suffering around the world on the evening news. That’s why, when Syrian Christian refugees share their personal experiences, we should all pay attention and hear ...

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Christians in Kurdistan hope democracy will prevail

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The Christian minority in Iraqi Kurdistan is hoping for its “real” representatives to be voted into the Kurdish regional parliament September 30, reports Kurdish news service Rudaw. The presidential and parliamentary elections ...

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Afraid to go home: Iraqi Christians still fear Mosul

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Tens of thousands of displaced Christians have returned to their cities and villages in Iraq’s Nineveh Plain, but many still refuse to return to Mosul–a city where unspeakable events took place against ...

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Muslims unite with Christians to save Iraqi church

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It may be a new day in Iraq. After many of the country’s Christians fled the nation or were killed after the American-led invasion, some are seeing new hope in cooperation with ...

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Yazidis seek rescue of women and children enslaved by ISIS

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While most former ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria have been liberated in the last 18 months, several thousand kidnapped women and children of the Yazidi minority group remain unaccounted for and ...

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Miss Iraq flees homeland over photo with Israeli

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Death threats are being leveled the Miss Universe contestant from Iraq, Sarah Idan, after an Instagram post went viral. The selfie showed her with her friend Miss Israel with a heartfelt wish ...

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Iraqi Muslim businessman erects huge Christmas tree for Christian neighbors

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BAGHDAD (AP) — A Muslim businessman has erected the tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad as a show of solidarity with Christians during the holiday season. Yassir Saad told The Associated Press on ...

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ISIS taking newborns and children in effort to annihilate Christians

A Roman Catholic priest who has been helping Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities facing genocide in Iraq and Syria said Islamic State militants separate families who live in terrorist occupied land ...

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Middle East Christians hopeful after Trump victory

Donald Trump, the next president of the United States of America – I guess those are words few of us ever expected to hear, along with ‘Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition’ ...

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