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  1. Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran's urging to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Times

    In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, a sign is posted at a checkpoint belonging to the Islamic State group, captured from the Iraqi Army, at the main entrance of Rawah, 175 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq.

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  2. 5 reasons to worry about Syria, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CNN

    An ISIS militant stands guard at a checkpoint captured from the Iraqi Army outside Beiji refinery on June 19, 2014.

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  3. Envoy urges UN to demand halt to Iraq extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The top U.N. envoy in Iraq urged the Security Council on Wednesday to demand that the Islamic State extremist group stop all hostilities and atrocities.

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  4. Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to the world for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years, was purged of non-Muslims by ISIS, the jihadist terror group that claims to have established its own nation in the region.

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  5. Mosul Expulsion Ends Centuries-Old Christian CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Iraqi Christians fleeing the violence in the towns of Qaraqush and Bartala, both east of the city of Mosul in the northern province of Nineveh, pray at the St. George Church in the Kurdish autonomous region's capital, Irbil.

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  6. 'I will not let another Holocaust happen!' Sign the petition in...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Catholic.org

    Iraqi Christians have fled Mosul in droves, but some remain behind, awaiting their inevitably gruesome fate.

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  7. Islamic group hits out at expulsion of Iraqi ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Christians in Mosul have been left with the choice of paying a fine, converting to Islam or fleeing their homes in order to escape death. 1 comment

  8. Iraqi Christians flee Mosul after militant threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul under threat from Islamic extremists described leaving behind all their possessions, as signs emerged that the crackdown on the minority was causing tensions between the radicals and Sunni allies in the insurgency.

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  9. Christians Say Terror Drove Them From MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Iraqi Christians leave St. Joseph's Church after a mass in Irbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region, on July 20. Rawan Jinan, a 25-year-old Iraqi Christian, says when she received an order on June 18 to leave Mosul within 24 hours, she could not believe her eyes.

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  10. Iraqis robbed fleeing Islamic conversion deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NWAonline

    In this Sunday, July 20, 2014 photo, newly-arrived displaced Christians wait for relief aid at a church in the town of Hamadaniya, 25 miles north of Mosul, Iraq.

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  11. Iraq Christians flee with little more than clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    In this Sunday, July 20, 2014 photo, a newly-arrived displaced Christian boy stands next to his family's relief aid, provided by several agencies, at a church in the town of Hamadaniya, 25 miles north of Mosul, Iraq.

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  12. In Brief: Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girlsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Erie Times News

    President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.

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  13. Baghdad bombings claim at least 22 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    An Iraqi child walks through a displacement camp Saturday, June 28, in Khazair, Iraq.

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  14. Conflicts Increase Emergency Food AirliftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas.

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  15. Iraqi Christians flee from Mosul after ISIS ultimatum: Covert to Islam, pay a tax or face deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul under threat from Islamic extremists described on Tuesday leaving behind all their possessions, as signs emerged that the crackdown on the minority was causing tensions between the radicals and Sunni allies in the insurgency.

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    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.

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  17. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    Monday | The Common Ills

    Monday, July 21, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, Christians were targeted last week, suddenly this week the United Nations and the US State Dept and Nouri al-Maliki notice, Nouri continues killing civilians, and much more.

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  18. Mosul's Last Christians Flee Former Christian StrongholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Christianity Today

    Mosul was intended by Iraq's government to anchor a future province in the Nineveh plains where Christians could govern themselves .

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  19. Isis tells Christians to convert or face deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    A Kurdish policeman stands guard while refugees fleeing Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil, Iraq.

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  20. Obama administration is legitimizing Iranian military action in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Hill

    The Obama administration's narrative on Iraq this week produced-intentionally or not-two strategic mistakes regarding the U.S. posture on Iran and the current ongoing conflict in Iraq.

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