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Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Iraq, ISIS, culture, ethics, media, religion, sadness, violence )

Sabina
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
Iraqi Poet Abu Al-Hassanein Al-Rub'i: "The Christians have done nothing wrong. They haven't hurt a soul. On the contrary, they are peaceful people, who love all sects. They are honorable people, with high moral values.
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 8 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Public Health, Healthcare, Iraq, Imperialism )

Judy
- 13 days ago - commondreams.org
A unique historical moment to look at global health, with a special look at Iraq after more than twenty years of war
Boy Who Lost Dad And Uncle In Iraq Finds Comfort, Proves Why Military Family Services Matter
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, children, family, Americans, military, society, Project Focus, humans, death, education )

CarrieSIC
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rosanna Powers' fiancé and brother died within 30 hours of each other in Iraq in 2004. Now, just over a decade after their deaths, she sees both of them in her 11-year-old son -- a comforting but difficult reality.
They Survived the Islamic State. Can They Make It Through the Winter?
World  (tags: Yazidis, world, politics, middle-east, ISIS, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, iraq )

Cal
- 14 days ago - globalpost.com
After fleeing IS militants in Iraq, many Yazidis are surviving in makeshift shelters in the open air. Just wait till the snow comes.
Bush Has No Regrets About Iraq Invasion, Except Rise of ISIS
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Iraq, Military, USA, War )

Ray
- 14 days ago - rt.com
Former US President George W. Bush still believes the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the right thing to do and has no regrets, except that a "violent group of people have risen up again," he said in an interview with CBS News referring to ISIS.
ISIS Executions: 1,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed In ISIS-Controlled Towns Since June ~ Hundreds More Found In Mass Graves (TEXT and
World  (tags: ISIL/ISIS/Daesh, violence, Iraq, Human Rights, middle-east, freedoms, death, ethics, terrorism )

CarrieSIC
- 20 days ago - ibtimes.com
That number does not include the more than 820 people found in mass graves and in rivers in Iraq during the same period of time. The rate of executions per month increased dramatically every month from July to October, indicating a possible parallel...
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Blackwater, Iraq, Erik Prince, Blackwater guilty verdicts )

Judy
- 32 days ago - firstlook.org
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 35 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

CarrieSIC
- 35 days ago - digg.com
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 36 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
American Blackout   video
Society & Culture  (tags: American Blackout, Cynthia McKinney, Bush, Gore, Kerry, Election 2000 Florida, Election 2004 Ohio, vote, voter disenfranchisement, Iraq, Supreme Court )

Dandelion
- 37 days ago - youtube.com
American Blackout chronicles the recurring patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004. If all votes were counted we'd not have George Bush for President, Iraq War, Supreme Court would be different. Please vote be involved.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 41 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
Photos You Won't See Anywhere Else ~ A Lens to the Front (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, photos, photojournalism, Iraq, Syria, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, society, sadness, humans, news, interesting, violence, culture )

CarrieSIC
- 45 days ago - roadsandkingdoms.com
A homegrown Iraqi photo agency is telling stories no one else can. When he arrived, Ahmed was still covered in dust. He was just back from the military base in Daquq, a few miles away from the ISIS-controlled territories of Iraq.
 

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