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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 )

- 95 days ago -
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
Is the Islamic State Exterminating the Language of Jesus?
Society & Culture  (tags: Aramaic, Islamic State, Iraq )

- 131 days ago -
Deliberate destruction of Aramaic, unfolding in real time. They represent the last major concentration of Aramaic speakers in the world. The jihadist army now occupies the ancient heart of Christian Iraq. Beyond the urgent humanitarian crisis lies a cult
ISIS Killed 500 Yazidis, Buried Some Alive Incl Women and Children - Iraq   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Mass Murder, Human rights, Iraq )

- 137 days ago -
"We have striking evidence obtained from Yazidis fleeing [their ancient home city of] Sinjar and some who escaped death, and also crime scene images that show indisputably that the gangs of the Islamic State have executed at least 500 Yazidis after seizin
20,000 Iraqis Besieged By Isis Escape From Mountain After US Air Strikes
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, jihadists, Iraqis, Yazidis, refugees, Mount Sinjar )

- 137 days ago -
At least 20,000 Iraqi civilians who were besieged by jihadists on a mountain have managed to flee after US air raids on Islamic State (Isis) forces, officials have said
Islamic State Torches 1,800-Year-Old Church After Expelling Christians
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Christians, Islamic State, Persecution of Christians in Iraq )

- 152 days ago -
On the way out of town last week, the final 1500 families of Mosul's Christian population reportedly robbed at ISIS checkpoints. And following Friday's deadline, ISIS reportedly set fire to a 1800-year-old church.
In The Blood - Theo's Dream - One Story of Many Memorial Day   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Robert Mirabal, Uncle Theo, Taos Pueblo, Vietnam, Iraq, Memorial Day, soldiers, war, wounded )

- 215 days ago -
Be Patient first 30 seconds and ending is in silence to remember those who gave some and for some who gave all and for those who had no say at all. Uncle Theo from Taos Pueblo, who went to Vietnam in 1971 and came back the next Spring forever changed.
My Story By Naeim Giladi
Society & Culture  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Iraq, humanrights, Jews, Islam, death, violence, family, culture )

- 664 days ago -
We were originally Haroons, a large and important family of the "Babylonian Diaspora." My ancestors had settled in Iraq more than 2,600 years ago-600 years before Christianity, and 1,200 years before Islam.
The Way of the World: Ron Suskind on How the Bush Admin Deliberately Faked An Iraq-Al-Qaeda Connection and Undermined Diplomacy,
Society & Culture  (tags: war, cultural double-standards, USA, Bush, CIA, Iraq, Al-Qaeda, policy, false pretense, deception, mistakes, government, dishonesty )

- 2326 days ago -
House Judiciary Committee say they will review allegations the White House ordered the CIA to forge and disseminate false intelligence documents linking al-Qaeda and Iraq. The revelation is among several in Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind's
Blackwater's Bright Future
Society & Culture  (tags: U.S., Blackwater, growth, Iraq, company )

- 2382 days ago -
From California to Iraq, business has never been better for the controversial private security firm Blackwater Worldwide. Company President Gary Jackson recently boasted that Blackwater has "had two successive quarters of unprecedented growth."
Americans Say Leaving Iraq Would Be Biggest Economy Boost.
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, Iraq, Iraq war, poll, US )

- 2512 days ago -
Makes sense to me...thi war is killing our troops, Iraqis, our hope and our budget. Thanks to Patrick C. for the lead.
Deterioration of Iraqi Women's Rights and Living Conditions Under Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: women, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, middle-east, iraq, society, rights, culture, education )

- 2518 days ago -
Deterioration of women's rights in Iraq began during the US-UN comprehensive economical sanctions imposed on Iraqi during the nineties. In 2003, the invasion of Iraq by the USA and its allies resulted in the descent of the rights of women just like other
Ancient Civilization . . . Broken to Pieces
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, iraq, Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Islamic )

- 2528 days ago -
His goal: to unearth ancient treasures from thousands of archaeological sites scattered across southern Iraq. The ancient statues, intricately carved stone panels, delicate earthenware and glittering gold are now protected by locked gates and heavily a
EDUCATION - Will It or Won't It Be a Deciding Factor in '08 Elections?
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Education, NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND, politics, presidential platform, education issue in campaign, Iraq, the economy, immigration )

K. A.
- 2586 days ago -
Anaylists continue to discuss just how important an issue education will be in determining the Presidential election. It falls behind Iraq, the economy & immigration....but should it? Ask the taxpayers, not the candidates....
NBC: African-Americans Shunning the Military Over Iraq War
Society & Culture  (tags: African-Americans, military, shunning, Iraq, war, enlistment )

- 2684 days ago -
NBC News on Sunday examined the "disappearing military mainstay" of African-American recruits, who in recent years had provided about 1/4 of military enlistments.
Returning Veterans Ending Up on Streets
Society & Culture  (tags: lies, military, homeless veterans, humans, government, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, rights, dishonesty, housing, healthcare, iraq, propaganda, war )

- 2690 days ago -
Many Iraq, Afghanistan GIs already homeless, suffering ... Often, when Ryan Svolto manages to sleep, he finds himself back in Iraq, preparing for triage, awash in blood and bodies. But he can't find his medical kit, and, helpless, he thrashes awake, damp.

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