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Christian leaders in Iraq plead for help

[embedplusvideo height=”450″ width=”450″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1veAiWM” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ianoA75PVi8?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=ianoA75PVi8&width=450&height=450&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep3596″ /] THE LEVANT –¬†Christian leaders in Iraq say their faith will be obliterated in communities as old as the church itself unless international troops and more airstrikes drive the Islamic State from the country. Catholics and Anglicans said yesterday they had lost confidence …

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Lebanon: ISIS, Israel have committed ‘war crimes’

¬†Foreign Affairs Minister¬†Gebran Bassil¬†Friday condemned Israel’s actions in Gaza, and ISIS’ against Iraq‚Äôs Christians, as ‚Äúwar crimes,‚ÄĚ saying that the government has approved the ministry‚Äôs request to the¬†ICC¬†to launch probes into the recent events. For the first time in its diplomatic history,¬†Lebanon¬†sent requests to the International Criminal Court‚Äôs prosecutor to …

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Changing the demographic – Islamic radicals in Mosul grow roots

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – Sources in Mosul have confirmed that ISIL ‚Äď Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ‚Äď is working toward changing the region demographic by bringing families loyal to its ideology to Mosul, hoping to drawn residents‚Äô opposition and seize complete control over all minds and bodies. …

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Mosul Christians flee before ISIL

THE LEVANT – The last Christian in Mosul, Iraq fled the city on July 19 at noon, according to reports. Hundreds of thousands of Christians evacuated weeks ago because of increasing violence at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), and thousands more left after the …

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