Iraq

Returning to Jihad in Iraq

Human Events 25 March 2009
By Robert Spencer

The United States is closing Camp Bucca, a prison camp in Iraq, releasing hundreds of prisoners into the general Iraqi population. The camp once held 26,000 inmates; now only 9,600 remain, and the camp will be

 

Video: Iraqi Christians in peril

"A time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God" - John 16:2

Produced by the Chaldean Church in Beirut, Lebanon. USA distribution by: Religious Freedom Coalition www.rfcnet.org The following interview with canon andrew white concerns the same topic. Go here to read the original

 

UN Applauds Obama's Taliban Outreach

Bloomberg 24 March 2009
By Bill Varner

President Barack Obama’s interest in peace talks in Afghanistan with moderate elements of the Taliban militia received an endorsement from the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

 

Turkish President Gul seeks Iraq’s help to combat Kurdish rebels

All India Radio 24 March 2009

Iraqi president Jalal Talabani has warned Kurdish rebels based in northern Iraqi mountains to lay down their guns or leave the country.

 

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Turkey bombs Kurdish rebels in north Iraq: report

France24 13 March 2009

Turkish warplanes have carried out new bombing raids against Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Friday, quoting an army spokesman.

 

‘Islam can be used to curb tobacco use’

SINDH TODAY  12 March 2009

Mumbai. An Iraqi cancer specialist’s view that the teachings of Islam can be used to curb tobacco consumption has found favour with experts from several nations, especially those with Muslim majorities, who

 

Christians Fleeing Persecution in Iraq

NewsMax.com 27 February 2009
By Kenneth R. Timmerman

Beirut, Lebanon. Christians are fleeing Iraq due to religious persecution, even as some Iraqi church leaders are calling on their compatriots to return home.

 

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Jihad only option, Iraqi opposition says

Middle East Times, Egypt  19 February 2009

BAGHDAD. Holy war through the Iraqi resistance movement is the preferred solution to alleviating many of Iraq's problems, a Sunni opposition group said.

 

Turkey is Iraq's door opening to Europe, says diplomat

A Turkish diplomat defined on Sunday Turkey as Iraq's door opening to Europe.

 

Iraq Will Demand Compensation From Israel For Destruction of Nuclear Reactor

MEMRI, DC  12 February 2009

Iraqi MPs have launched a campaign to reopen the issue of compensation from Israel, estimated in the billions of dollars, for Israel's 1981 destruction of the Iraqi nuclear reactor [Tamuz] in 1981.

 

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