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Detained Iraqi Immigrants Are Fighting Ice for Their Day in Court
In Power for 15 Years, Iraq's Shiites Split Ahead of Crucial Vote
Turkey's Snap Elections Set to Escalate Tensions With Europe
Assyrians in Iraq Struggle to Return to Their Homes
US Shift Tactics to Target Last ISIS Pockets in Eastern Syria
Survivors of Sexual Violence Must Be Protected By Iraq's Legal System
Authorities Say 1.4 Million IDPs, Syrian Refugees Still in North Iraq
Brussels Conference to Seek More Than $6 Billion for Syrian Aid
The Assyrian, Greek, Armenian Genocide: 'Turkey's Denial Defines Its Present'
France Reportedly Favors Islamist-Related NGOs in Syria Over Christian Charity
In Turkey, Remembrance of 1915 Mass Killings of Armenians Amid Genocide Debate
Turkey Complains About 'Islamophobia' in Europe, Persecutes Its Own Christian Community
Germany Wants to Facilitate Repatriation of Thousands of Iraqis
Hundreds of Bodies Found in Mass Graves in Syria's Raqqa
Turkey's Oscillating Allegiances With Russia and the US
Saudi Arabia Considers Deployment of Troops in Syria
Syriac Orthodox Church Calls for Release of Abducted Archbishops
Syrian Military Pummels IS-held Districts in Damascus
Warning Signs of Iraq's Relapse Into Conflict
Iraq Says Its Strikes in Syria Killed 36 IS Militants
Church Attacked By Mob in Egypt After Applying for Government License
Islamic Extremism Remains Top Driver in Persecution of Christians Across Globe
UN Security Council Seeks to Heal Syria Divisions in Sweden
The U.S Issues Three Warnings to Turkey in Two Days
66 US Senators Sign Letter Calling on Turkey to Release Jailed Pastor
How Iraq Can Become a Peaceful Country
Islamic State Declares War on Iraq's General Elections
Economic Integration and Political Reconciliation in Iraq
An Appeal for Peace in Syria
HRW Report Highlights Mass Expulsions of Syrian Refugees From Lebanon
Catholic Cardinal Meets Saudi King in Historic Visit to Riyadh
Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria
Egypt Legalises 166 Unlicensed Churches
Hartford Archdiocese, Knights of Columbus Partner to Aid Assyrian Islamic State Victims
More Bad News for Turkey's EU Accession Bid
US Warns Turkey of Consequences If Jailed Pastor Isn't Freed
Yazidis Face Forced Conversion to Islam Amid Fresh Persecution in Afrin
Kurdistan Regional Government on the Brink of Collapse
ISIS Regaining Control of Some Areas of Syria, US Military Says
New Hope for Iraqi Unity, Stability, Economic Prosperity
YPG Kidnaps Kurdish Critics in Syria
Women, Children Linked to ISIL 'Sexually Exploited, Denied Aid' At Iraq Camps
Russian Roulette of the West
U.S. Seeks Arab Force and Funding for Syria
Syrian Bishop Appeals for Peace
U.S. Catholics Hold Mass in Solidarity With Minority Christians in Mideast
UNESCO Approves Iraqi Bill to Rehabilitate War-torn Mosul Facilities
In Iraq, Protesters March Against Missile Strikes In Syria
Pope Francis, Kirill and Patriarchs United for Peace in Syria
Turkish Court Refuses to Free U.S. Pastor in Highly Charged Trial
Iraqi PM Says Elections Will Be Fair Despite 'Problems'
6th Century Assyrian Monastery Reopened in Southeastern Turkey
60 Assyrian Candidates Compete for 5 Seats in Iraq's Parliament
Iraq's PM Admits Difficulty in Fighting Corruption
Egypt Extends State of Emergency By Three Months
Turkey's American Hostage
Russia Ready for Joint Work on Rebuilding War-torn Syria, Iraq: Putin
Iraq Declares UN Initiative to Rehabilitate Ancient Sites in Nineveh
Arab League Summit Slams Turkish Infiltration in Syria, Iraq
Details Emerge About Syrian Sites Targeted By U.S.-led Airstrikes
Summaries

Assyrians in Iraq Struggle to Return to Their Homes

Christians from the Nineveh Plains celebrated Easter like this... in churches still burned by the Islamic State, like this one in Qaraqosh. They also celebrated like this... without fear of walking once again along the streets they had to flee when the terrorist group came to kill them.

US Shift Tactics to Target Last ISIS Pockets in Eastern Syria

By Eric Schmitt

The United States-led air campaign to hunt down the last pockets of Islamic State militants in eastern Syria has effectively ground to a halt in the past two months after the allies lost their most effective battleground partner, stalling a critical phase of the offensive.


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