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Islamists Destroy 7th Century Church, Mosque in Tikrit, Iraq
World  (tags: Islamists, Christians, Iraq )

David
- 3 days ago - aina.org
Islamists in Tikrit have destroyed The Assyrian Green Church, built in 700 A.D., and Forty Shrine, the oldest Islamic religious shrine in Iraq. ISIS has destroyed churches, religious shrines and mosques in the provinces of Kirkuk and Nineveh.
Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Iraq, Syria, War on Terror )

Judy
- 5 days ago - commondreams.org
'We will pay with our blood,' says Abu Ibrahim, who fled his city of Raqqa ahead of US bombing. 'In big wars, the civilian will pay.'
"..But, Don't We Have to Do Something About ISIS?"
World  (tags: IS/IL, USA, Obama, obama administration, war, Syria, Iraq, war on terror, terrorists, Arab World, politics, MIC, imperialism, anti war movement )

Angelika
- 6 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The most frequently asked question I'm hearing, including among people who have been active in opposing U.S. wars, is "but, don't we have to do something about ISIS?" Yes, "we" do. We -people living in this country- do have to send a loud message >>
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
Restoring Humanity: US-Tortured Victims of Abu Ghraib Gain Faces in Photo Project
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Crime, Exhibition, Human rights, Iraq, Marina Portnaya, Military, Photography, USA )

Ray
- 8 days ago - rt.com
A New York-based photographer has put faces to the Iraqi detainees tortured by the US military in Abu Ghraib prison, helping to restore their dignity after humiliation and brutal mistreatment.
Islamic State Murders Christian Children Who Refuse Submission to Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, ethics, prevention, protection, safety, treatment, terrorists, terrorism, IS, ISIS, ISIL, Christians, iraq )

Ge
- 9 days ago - speroforum.com
A message from Anglican Mainstream to supporters on September 18 said that in a town captured by the Islamic State, Muslim militants are going house to house and asking the children to denounce Jesus. According to Anglican Mainstream, a missionary wrot
Iraq and Afghanistan: Human Cost of War for British Servicemen and Women
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, War, Iraq, Afghanistan, British Forces, MOD, UK )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
From January 2001 to March 2014, 220,560 individuals were deployed to either Iraq or Afghanistan, the MoD says, To date, 453 UK servicemen and woman have lost their lives there.
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 17 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
The Speech Obama Didn't Want to Give
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIL, Iraq, Syria, Americans, US, Obama, speech, troops, military, government, ethics, war, terrorism )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - politico.com
This was the speech President Barack Obama never thought he'd have to give. Standing in front of the cameras in prime-time, Obama -- the man who won the White House in part due to his opposition to the Iraq War -- prepared the country to get even more...
Isis: Obama Looks for Support as He Finalises Plans for Air Offensive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ISIS, air strikes, Iraq, Syria, politics, government, terrorism, news, military )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - theguardian.com
The White House was on Monday finalising its plan for a sustained confrontation against Islamic State (Isis) militants, which could involve extending air strikes in Iraq to the jihadist group's strongholds in Syria.
Anjem Choudary: The British Extremist Who Backs the Caliphate
World  (tags: Radical Islam, Anjem Choudary, UK, Human Rights, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, jihadists, violence, politics, news, middle-east, world, society, freedoms, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - theguardian.com
Anjem Choudary, the radical Muslim linked to many Britons who have fought in Syria, talks about stoning women, rejecting democracy & freedom, & why executions are OK.It goes without saying that the vision of Islam espoused by Choudary is not one shared by
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 24 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
US Air Strike 'Kills Three Islamic State Aides Including Right Hand Man of Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Iraq, ISIS, war, death, terrorism, violence, government, freedoms, middle-east, news, Human Rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - news.com.au
Three senior IS members, including a top aide to its leader, were reportedly killed in a US air strike in Iraq.A senior Iraqi security official told NBC News the strike on the IS stronghold of Mosul killed Abu Hajar Al-Sufi,an aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
 

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