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March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Christianity Doomed in Iraq, Says ‘Vicar of Baghdad’

    It’s considered one of the world’s oldest Christian populations—now it’s poised to become the most recent driven to extinction. So says Canon Andrew White, a prominent churchman known as the “vicar of Baghdad,” about Iraqi Christians.  Via: observer.com Reverend White led St. George’s Church in Baghdad, the only Anglican church in Iraq, until the Archbishop of Canterbury ordered him to leave ...

  • 26 March

    Christians may NEVER be able to return to Mosul as ISIS has bred NEW generation of jihadis

    CHRISTIANS forced out of their homes by marauding Islamic State (ISIS) jihadis can never return as terrorists have bred a new generation of child radicals, a vicar has warned. Via: express.co.uk  More than 100,000 Christians were forced to flee Mosul in Iraq when ISIS invaded in 2014. And as the Battle for Mosul reaches its final stages some Christians have attempted ...

  • 24 March

    Bring on the Islamization Canada

    The mayor of Brampton, Ontario, Linda Jeffrey, was also seemingly unconcerned about the calls in Toronto to murder Jews.  Via: gatestoneinstitute.org The political establishment also does not seem concerned that imams are saying that the Islamic ruling allowing slaves is still in force. Meanwhile, statistics show that when it comes to hate crimes, Jews are by far the most targeted group. ...

  • 24 March

    Canada passes motion to silence critics of Islam

    With the strong backing of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government, Canada’s Parliament passed a motion this afternoon 201 to 91 that critics say singles out Islam for special protection. Via: lifesitenews As was expected, the motion was passed along party lines, with the Liberals and New Democrats supporting it, while the majority of Conservatives opposed it. Tabled by Muslim liberal MP Iqra ...

  • 16 March

    Islamic State fighters surrounded in Mosul by Iraqi army

    Islamic State fighters are in disarray and struggling to fend off a rapid offensive by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul and expel the militants from their last major stronghold in the country, a top US military official said. Via: AP “They’re lacking purpose, motivation and direction,” Army Major General Joseph Martin said in a phone interview from Baghdad. “I’ve never ...

  • 15 March

    Is Turkey Still a Democracy?

    n a half-destroyed temple overlooking the Turkish capital, there is a carved inscription of a text known as “The Deeds of the Divine Augustus.” It is the most complete surviving version of the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Following its hagiographic accounts of wars won, gladiatorial spectacles commissioned, and money showered upon the populace, it concludes with ...

  • 10 March

    UN accuses Turkey of rights violations in operations against Cizre’s Kurds

    When a man in the Turkish town of Cizre was told his sister had been killed, his family was invited to pick up her remains from the public prosecutor’s office. Via: bbc.com But all they received were three small pieces of charred flesh – and no information on how she died. His account from February 2016 is among many included in ...

February, 2017

  • 26 February

    Young Afghan women risk their lives to play music

    At just 18, she conducts an orchestra that has performed around the globe. She’s at the top of her high school class, with dreams of attending Yale or Stanford. In most of the world, that would make her a star student. In Afghanistan, that makes Zarifa Adiba a target. Via: msn.com Under Taliban rule, music was banned — listening to it, singing ...

  • 26 February

    Egypt’s CHRISTIANS Flee Sinai Amid IS Killing Spree

    Christian families and students fled Egypt’s North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks. Via: reuters.com  A Reuters reporter saw 25 families gathered with their belongings in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia’s Evangelical Church and church officials said 100 families, out of around 160 in North Sinai, ...

  • 23 February

    InSide the Global Jihad February 23, 2017

    On February 19, 2017, the Iraqi forces, with US and coalition air support, opened the offensive to liberate west Mosul. The Iraqi forces opened the attack on Mosul’s western and southern outskirts. In the city of Al-Bab, northeast of Aleppo, fighting continues. Via: terrorism-info.org Main events of the week On February 19, 2017, the Iraqi forces, with US and coalition ...