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Archaeologists Find 600BC Palace in Shrine ISIS Destroyed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/1/2017 at 5:00pm

The world suffered an immense loss when ISIS destroyed Prophet Jonah’s tomb in Mosul, Iraq, in the summer of 2014. But as Iraqi forces push out the terrorist group, they are slowly putting the city back together. As archaeologists rummaged through the shrine, they discovered an untouched palace from 600BC:

The Nebi...

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James Mattis: America ‘Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody’s Oil’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/20/2017 at 7:00pm

Secretary of Defense James Mattis held talks with Iraqi leaders on Monday where he promised them that America has not interfered with the country to take its oil. From The Wall Street Journal:

“I think all of us here in this room, all of us in America, have paid for our gas...

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Mass Grave Discovered in Territory Recovered From ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30am 11/12/2016 at 7:30am
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Iraqi soldiers in an area recently recovered from ISIS near Mosul made a gruesome discovery in what appeared to be a mass grave.

The New York Times reported:

In a Field South of Mosul, Investigators Probe Mass Grave

The stench of death drew Iraqi soldiers to the unsettled plot of land freshly liberated from...

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Iraqi Forces Begin Mission to Take Mosul From ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/17/2016 at 12:00pm

The Iraqi forces have started the offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (ISIS), who has held the country’s second largest city for two years.

The New York Times reported:

About 4,000 Kurdish pesh merga troops are involved in the operation to retake 10 villages, the opening phase of a battle that...

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Military Wants 500 More Troops in Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:00pm 9/23/2016 at 7:00pm

The military has requested approval to send 500 more troops to Iraq to assist in missions to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. The White House needs to approve the request, but officials promise the troops would not see combat. Instead they would help the Iraqi military coordinate...

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Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq to Fight ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/12/2016 at 4:30pm

President Barack Obama, who promised less fighting in the Middle East, has decided to send 560 more troops to Iraq to help battle against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Mosul.

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visited Baghdad on Monday:

“With the retaking of Qayara West airfield, the Iraqi Security Forces have once again...

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ISIS Terrorists Murder Over 120 in Baghdad

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 6:14pm 7/3/2016 at 6:14pm

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a massive bomb that killed over 120 in Baghdad, their third attack in three countries in a week.

The bomb exploded after midnight in Karrada, a neighborhood filled with shops and restaurants filled with people making plans before the end of Ramadan. The dead...

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Islamic State Testing Weapons-Grade Chemicals on Humans

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:30am 5/24/2016 at 11:30am

Revolting details have come to light about Islamic State’s secret chemical weapons program. British newspaper The Telegraph reported that ISIS has been testing lethal chemical on humans, as well as setting up labs and moving chemical weapons stockpiles to residential areas of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

The report claims that ISIS has been experimenting on...

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Police Fire Tear Gas at Migrants Demanding Passage Across Greek-Macedonian Border

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 29, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/29/2016 at 2:30pm

Iraqi and Syrian migrants rioting at the border used posts to break through the border fence and began hurling rocks at police officers. Macedonian police fought back with tear gas Monday.

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Trump 2000 – Saddam has WMD (UPDATE – 2002 Supports Invasion)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 1:00pm 2/18/2016 at 1:00pm
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At the South Carolina Debate, Donald Trump accused George W. Bush of lying us into the Iraq War by knowningly claiming there were WMD in Iraq when he knew there were none.

While Trump has backed away from that statement slightly saying it might have just been a mistake, though not admitting...

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Code Pink Gives Trump “Pink Badge of Courage” for Bush-bashing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 2/16/2016 at 1:00pm
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Following Trump’s eye-brow raising assertions that President Bush was not only responsible for 9/11 but purposefully and intentionally lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, he faced a barrage of criticism from the right.

Those on the right argued that he was not only wrong but that he sounded a bit...

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ISIS Destroys 1,400 Year Old Monastery in Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:00am 1/21/2016 at 10:00am

Fifteen years ago when the Taliban controlled Afghanistan, they destroyed ancient Buddhist statues. Today, ISIS is following their lead in other parts of the region, most recently by destroying a Christian monastery in Iraq.

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ISIS didn’t need Trump to recruit and grow, it had the Obama-Clinton foreign policy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/22/2015 at 2:30pm
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Hillary Clinton flat-out lied when she claimed during the Democratic Debate on December 19, 2015, that ISIS was showing videos of Donald Trump’s immigration comments as a recruiting tool.

Despite the lack of any proof of the video claim, Team Hillary is refusing to apologize, and instead has fallen back on the...

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Germany Reintroduces Border Controls at Austrian Border

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:17pm 9/13/2015 at 1:17pm

In a surprise move today, Germany has announced that it is reversing current policy with regard to refugees entering the country from Austria.  While Germany continues to accept refugees, the border controls are designed to instill some order to the process. 

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Rick Perry chokes up discussing military sacrifice

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 6:00pm 8/27/2015 at 6:00pm

Joining Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott at a Presidential town hall forum in South Carolina Thursday, Governor Rick Perry took questions ranging from entitlement reform to national security.

During a particularly emotional moment, Governor Perry went off script to discuss his deep-rooted feelings about military service.

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Obama’s Plan for ISIS: Leave It for the Next President

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/13/2015 at 6:00pm

As a direct result of Obama’s amateurish, quasi-idealistic, and completely ideological failings in Iraq, we will almost certainly end up sending ground troops back in order to undo the damage wrought by the failed Obama doctrine.

Obama knows this, of course, and his plan is to run out the clock rather than...

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Are we doing enough for Iraqi Christians?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 12, 2015 at 11:50am 6/12/2015 at 11:50am

A docudrama called Sing a Little Louder is based on a powerful true story from World War II.

Set in World War II Germany, the film tells the story of a young German boy who’s church was located next to the train tracks. Every Sunday at the same time, trains taking...

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