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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush, in the Arabian Gulf on Friday, has been assigned to support the mission in Iraq. Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The United States dropped laser-guided bombs on ISIS artillery in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said — the beginning of airstrikes threatened a day earlier by President Barack Obama. The bombs, ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: Mark Arabo, national spokesman for “Ending Genocide in Iraq,” spoke with CNN about the decimation of the Christian community by ISIS in Iraq. “A Christian Holocaust is in our mist. We are actually calling this a Christian genocide… Day by day, it is getting worse and worse. More children are being beheaded. ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE GATEWAY PUNDIT: The barbarity of ISIS has no bounds. ISIS posted photos this week of a crucifixion of a youth in Syria.

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if Islamic militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq. He also has announced that the military carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid Thursday to Iraqi religious minorities threatened by the extremists. "Today America is coming to help," he ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

IRBIL, IRAQ — Jet aircraft attacked Islamic State positions outside the town of Kalak, 25 miles northwest of Irbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, a resident of Kalak told McClatchy early Friday. The resident, reached by phone from Irbil, said she had seen the aircraft and had heard the explosions coming from behind Islamic ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek is the top U.S. officer serving in Iraq. He stressed that the Islamic State is a global threat, not a local one. (Thomas Brown/Staff) Excerpted from MILITARY TIMES: The violent advances of Islamic militants in Iraq is not an isolated problem but rather a “growing global challenge” that needs to be dealt ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from ABC NEWS: The United States is sending cargo planes to drop pallets of humanitarian aid and supplies to stranded Iraqi citizens threatened by the militant Islamic group ISIS, according to U.S. officials. The air drops have begun, officials told ABC News. The emergency effort is being deployed to help a group of 40,000 Yazidis, a ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from CNEW: A contact sent us the following message: Date: August 6, 2014 Subject: Report from Assyrian Aid Society of Iraq This report was sent to us by Ms. Christina Patto, VP Assyrian Aid Society of Iraq. Here what she wrote: Here is our report and some of our testimony concerning the events happening now in North of ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: Islamic State jihadists who took over large areas of northern Iraq overnight have forced thousands of Christians to flee and occupied churches, removing crosses and destroying manuscripts, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako has said. “(The Christians) have fled with nothing but their clothes, some of them on foot, to reach the Kurdistan region,” ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Obama at the holocaust memorial WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering airstrikes or airdrops of food and medicine to address a humanitarian crisis among as many as 40,000 religious minorities in Iraq who have been dying of heat and thirst on a mountaintop after death threats from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, administration officials ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — Iraqi militants from the Islamic State group overran a cluster of predominantly Christian villages alongside the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region, sending tens of thousands of civilians and Kurdish fighters fleeing from the area, several priests in northern Iraq said Thursday. The capture of Qaraqoush, Iraq’s biggest Christian village, and at least four other nearby ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: ISIS militants mounted a bloody bid to seize Iraq's largest dam Thursday, clashing with Kurds for control of the Mosul’s primary source of fresh water and power. Residents told The Associated Press that the jihadist group had taken control of the Tigris River facility – Iraq’s largest dam - but crack Kurdish ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Islamic State jihadists ruling over much of Syria and Iraq have a new icon, whose fashionably styled curly hair and black-rimmed glasses contrast strikingly with the pose in which he has been photographed: astride a horse, and waving a shining scimitar above his head. Identified by friends as a young Egyptian university ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) is seizing several facilities across regions of Syria and Iraq that are critical to public health and safety, potentially endangering hundreds of thousands of civilians, according to reports. The al Qaeda offshoot has engaged in fierce battles in recent days ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Washington Post: Stranded on a barren mountaintop, thousands of minority Iraqis are faced with a bleak choice: descend and risk slaughter at the hands of the encircled Sunni extremists or sit tight and risk dying of thirst. Humanitarian agencies said Tuesday that between 10,000 and 40,000 civilians remain trapped on Mount Sinjar since ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant destroyed a bridge north of Baghdad that Iraqi forces used as a key supply line. “Daash militants detonated a suicide truck bomb on the bridge over the Tharthar canal, destroying two spans,” a police colonel told Agence France Presse on Tuesday. ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The Islamic State's executioners spray their captives with bullets Excerpted from THE LONG WAR JOURNAL: The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that controls significant territory in both Iraq and Syria, has posted an extremely brutal video commemorating the end of Ramadan. While most Muslims were celebrating the end of Islam’s holy month, the Islamic State ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Graffiti on a Mosul church says "real estate property of the Islamic State" - and the "N" letter refers to "Nassarah", the Koranic word for Christians Excerpted from BBC NEWS: The French government says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamist militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Many ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(CNSNews.com) – A State Department official who just returned from a seven-week trip to Iraq, said the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) is no longer just a terrorist group. “ISIL is no longer simply a terrorist organization,” Brett McGurk, deputy assistant secretary for Iraq and Iran at the U.S. Department of State, ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Don't believe for one second it's as voluntary as this French report makes it sound. Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq. The jihadist group's office is operating from Al-Bab, a ...

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