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Mother of 3 Year-Old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS: 'She Will Die If She Does Not See Me'
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, Assyrians, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 7 hours ago - aina.org
He said "shut up. if you speak another word I will let them slaughter you. I will call them now to slaughter you." He drew his machine gun and said "go quickly to the car. If you come close to this little girl you will be slaughtered, we shall slaughter
Obama Blames Russia For Violence In Ukraine; Calls Moves 'Incursion'
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, violence, world, war, society, iraq, crime, corruption, conflict )

Wild
- 2 days ago - npr.org
President Obama blamed Russia for the violence in Ukraine and said its "incursion" into the former Soviet state will only carry additional costs. "Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,
Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 5 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
US Top Brass: Striking Syria Back on the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS militants, Syria, Iraq, middle-east, US, military, government, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
At a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said his determination is that the only way to adequately defeat the ISIS militants in Iraq is by expanding military operations--including...
The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
As Iraq Unravels, US Repeats Mistakes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Quagmire, US, War of Terror, Invasion, Occupation, Chaos, Resistance, Civil War, American Imperialism, Obama, War Monger, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 11 days ago - truth-out.org
"Airstrikes will not mold Iraq into a stable or inclusive state. At the root of this laziness is ignorance of history. Yet, by declaring his support for the new Iraqi prime minister, Obama may have replicated the conditions that produced Maliki..."
Rape Victims of Islam
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, palestine, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 11 days ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
This woman tells the story of the Yezidi girls who committed suicide. "They took the girls by force and raped them, and after they returned they killed themselves."
Stop the Genocide of Iraqi Christians
World  (tags: violence, war, iraq, crime, death )

Teresa
- 12 days ago - beheardproject.com
Join with 205,649 others. Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered by brutal jihadists. Stand with Iraq's Christians. Tell America and the world that we must prevent genocide in Iraq.
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 13 days ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
No More Mr. Nice Islamic State
World  (tags: world, middle-east, iraq, ISIS )

Cal
- 13 days ago - globalpost.com
When IS first made inroads in Iraq, it didn't enforce its most stringent policies. Now, the group is blowing up sacred shrines, and Sunni residents are re-evaluating their prior support of the extremists.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 14 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
Islamic Fighters Kill Scores of Yazidi Men in Iraq
World  (tags: humanrights, Islamic State Fighters, Yazidi men, Iraq, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - news.msn.com
Islamic State fighters had surrounded the nearby village 12 days ago and demanded that its Yazidi residents convert or die. On Friday afternoon, they moved in.
 

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