Christianity returns to the towns of Iraq's Nineveh Plain - Patheos (blog)

Mosul, Iraq, Nov 22, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years after the sound of church bells was replaced by the sound of explosives in Bashiqa, Iraq, just north of Mosul, Christians are again celebrating Mass after forcing the Islamic State out of ...

Trump's Team Will Start New Wars in the Middle East - AlterNet

The US army and air force is today heavily engaged in Iraq and Syria and that is not going to end with Obama's departure. By Patrick Cockburn / CounterPunch. November 21, 2016. Print · Comments. Photo Credit: Flickr, Noticias Virtuales Follow. Isis is ...

Iraqi forces move to retake another Mosul neighborhood - Fort Worth Star Telegram

An Iraqi woman who fled with her family the fighting between Islamic State militants and the Iraqi forces, makes bread at a camp for internally displaced people, in Khazer east of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Iraqi troops fighting Islamic State ...

Iraqi FM: One-third of Mosul has been liberated from ISIS - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has announced in Berlin to the German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, that approximately one-third of Mosul has been liberated from ISIS. He also went onto claim that 1,000 ISIS terrorists had also ...

At a critical point in ISIS battle - Shelby Star

As Iraqi troops battle Islamic State fighters street by street in the northern city of Mosul, another crucial phase in the bid to neutralize the militant group is shaping up 230 miles to the west. A joint Kurdish-Arab militia has begun encircling Raqqa ...

Over 68500 people displaced by military operations to retake Iraq's Mosul: UN - Global Times

People wait to receive aid in the Khazir Camp for Internal Displaced Person, about 30 km east of Mosul in northern Iraq, on Nov. 21, 2016. After one month of military operations to retake Iraq's Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), almost 60,000 people ...

Iraqi forces hit ISIS media office in Mosul - ARA News

Erbil – Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Units on Monday targeted one of the Islamic State's (ISIS) media offices in Mosul City. Supported by an air cover from the US-led coalition, the Iraqi forces were able to take over the pro-ISIS media office east of Mosul ...