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Iraq

Disabled Army veteran tells 5-year-old why she is his hero (VIDEO)

And the conversation between Simon Brown and little Temperance Pattinson is heartbreakingly sweet.

Knights of Columbus pledge $2 million to rebuild Iraqi town, resettle families

Carl Anderson announced the plan during the 135th annual convention of the Knights of Columbus.

After years of captive slavery by ISIS, freed Yazidi women seek further escape

“This is what they have done to our people,” says the uncle of a newly escaped young woman.

Iraqi military declares victory over ISIS

"Their fictitious state has fallen."

ISIS, in possible admission of defeat, destroys historic mosque in Mosul

Islamic State leader had announced "caliphate" from this site and flown black flag from its minaret since 2014

The Iraqi offensive to free Mosul from ISIS is on its final stage

Iraqi forces have successfully confined the so-called Islamic State militia into a square mile of territory within Mosul’s “Old City”.

Iraqi priest protects ancient Christian manuscripts from ISIS

The Dominican friar has stayed a step ahead of militants bent on the destruction of evidence of pre-Islamic history.

Iraqi Christians felt abandoned by God, nun who helped them flee ISIS says

Harrowing escape from ISIS recounted for student audience

Could the Islamic State’s financial troubles spell its doom?

With loss of territory, ISIS is getting hit hard in the pocketbook, report says

Do you know why Christians in Mosul walked around with dish towels on their shoulders?

Aleteia interviews Monsignor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul, Kurdistan and Kirkuk.

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