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Across Europe, governments are trying to prevent the radicalisation of young people attracted by the growing influence of Islamic State militants.
Iranians shout slogans during a protest against the Sunni Arab militants offensive led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq on June 24, 2014 in Tehran.
Pope Francis has written to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the "brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities" and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in the country.
Iraq -- The wreckage of a car belonging to Islamic State militants lies along a road after it was targeted by a US air strike at the entrance to the Mosul Dam, northern Iraq, August 21, 2014 The government approved on Thursday measures designed to make it easier for Iraqi Armenians to take refuge in Armenia or become its dual citizens following the ... (more)
The rising numbers of U.S. airstrikes and troops deploying to Iraq could increase pressure on a Congress that has so far been reluctant to hold a vote on military action there.
Horrific: There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by this depraved Islamist maniac apparently speaking in a British accent There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by a depraved Islamist maniac, ... (more)
A cleric in Dearborn popular with supporters of the militant group ISIS owes a quarter of a million dollars in restitution and other costs stemming from his fraud convictions, according to newly filed court records.
"Following Francis" is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sebastien Maillard, Vatican Correspondent for La Croix, Rome Pope Francis is back in Rome after a five-day trip to Korea.
The Pentagon is considering sending about 300 more troops to Iraq to enhance security for State Department facilities in Baghdad, a U.S. official told POLITICO Wednesday, bringing the total number of uniformed Americans there to about 1,000.
The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.
Aug. 19: When Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the enormously popular website Humans of New York, landed this month in Arbil, Iraq, he had no idea that chaos was about to engulf the city.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will travel to Iraq on Wednesday, visiting the capital Baghdad and the Kurdish city of Erbil before flying back to Rome the same day, his spokesman said.
Amid the rising tide of horror stories coming from Iraq, there seems to be little constructive thought emerging from Western politicians on how to solve the political and humanitarian issues that confront the country.
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., is shown in a May 2011 file photo. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago.
Journalist Suzanne Kianpour tweeted this photo of a refugee telling MP Rory Stewart, "don't need water, need weapons," as airstrikes at the Mosul Dam were audible in the distance.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 03:00 am
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