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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christians in the Middle East, particularly those who have been forced from their homes by violence and persecution, need the ... Such support is especially key now that the Ninevah Plain in Iraq has been liberated from Islamic State and "most Iraqi Christians and Syrians want to ...
A Catholic family working to repair their family home damaged by Islamic State militants poses in 2017 in the Christian town of Karamdes, Iraq. ... Knights of Columbus effort to help Christians who fled to escape the terrorist group Islamic State and the devastation of their towns, with many now living in other ...

A man carries wooden crosses near the entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City Feb. 28. (Ammar Awad/CNS via Reuters). If you reflect on ... Joyce Coronel is a regular contributor to The Catholic Sun and author of "Cry of Ninevah." Opinions expressed are the writers' and not ...
Although the displaced can now return to their homes in Ninevah, Anbar and Salahuddin provinces, tribes whose members were victims of the Islamic ... The numbers are many and there are entire villages that have been involved with IS and fought alongside the group, such as the village of Shoura in ...
A soldier arranges the confiscated weapons used by pro-Islamic State militant groups at the Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City, the Philippines, Dec. 13, 2017. ... 14, 2017. Ninevah Operation Command of the Iraqi military paraded in Mosul to celebrate the full liberation of Iraqi lands of the Islamic State(IS) group.
"God sees that their hearts and minds had changed, that they've truly repented, and God grants Ninevah mercy," he said. "What this story tells us, and why it's so appropriate for Lent, is that repentance is a powerful thing. Repentance changes the city of Ninevah. The entire culture of the city has been altered ...

Brittany Gibbs scored a team-high 16 points, followed by Ninevah Reddick (14) and Kinnedy Lawrence (10). With their shuffled roster, the .... Grizzard signs: One of Pitt County's most easily recognizable football players signed this week to play at Garden City Community College. Farmville Central guard ...
Holly Richardson: Utah needs to free members of the media from their noncompete shackles. (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Mike Schultz, R-Hooper on the floor of the House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City Friday February 2, 2018. 7. By Holly Richardson. · Published: ...
OMAHA, Nebraska - From a town of just over 900 people, a Knights of Columbus council and its 162 members hope to have a big impact halfway ... of Columbus effort to help Christians who fled to escape the terrorist group Islamic State and the devastation of their towns, with many now living in other ...
"Maybe the Americans and Baghdad government are not very aware of what is happening in these villages," he said. ... are still sheltering in Irbil or in the camps for internally displaced people in Kirkuk and Sulaimaniyah," Archbishop Mirkis said of the northern Iraqi cities providing Christians with refuge.
"God sees that their hearts and minds had changed, that they've truly repented, and God grants Ninevah mercy," he said. "What this story tells us, and why it's so appropriate for Lent, is that repentance is a powerful thing. Repentance changes the city of Ninevah. The entire culture of the city has been altered ...
... against the high school of about 1,500 students on the city's east side. Meanwhile, additional reports of threats by students were investigated at Hauser High school in Hope and at the Edinburgh Educational Resource Center, police said late Wednesday afternoon. Hope Town Marshal Matt Tallent said ...
Hope Town Marshal Matt Tallent said his department is investigating two separate incidents involving Hauser students. ... website, is a non-traditional educational opportunity for at-risk students from Edinburgh Community, Ninevah-Hensley-Jackson and the Southwestern school Corp. in Shelby County.
Brittany Gibbs scored a team-high 16 points, followed by Ninevah Reddick (14) and Kinnedy Lawrence (10). With their shuffled roster, the .... Grizzard signs: One of Pitt County's most easily recognizable football players signed this week to play at garden City Community College. Farmville Central guard ...
The capital city of Maysan, Amarah, may suffer a major disaster as a result of drought, as waves of displacement will ensue, the marshes will dry out, the livestock will ... Parts of southern Iraq are going through a phase no less serious than the situation in the Sunni areas of Anbar, Salahuddin and Ninevah.
Mike Schultz, R-Hooper on the floor of the House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City Friday February 2, 2018. .... Ninevah Madsen said it well: "Just know for every one of me who is willing to speak out, there are dozens of other current Utah journalists sitting on the sidelines -- silenced ...

Seven governorates across Iraq -- including Ninawa, which encompasses the county's second-largest city of Mosul -- suffered about $46 billion in total damages. In addition, Iraq's security sector sustained $14 billion in total damages, while Iraqi banks lost $10 billion in cash assets, according to the minister.
Seven governorates across Iraq -- including Ninawa, which encompasses the county's second-largest city of Mosul -- suffered about $46 billion in total damages. In addition, Iraq's security sector sustained $14 billion in total damages, while Iraqi banks lost $10 billion in cash assets, according to the minister.
Seven governorates across Iraq -- including Ninawa, which encompasses the county's second-largest city of Mosul -- suffered about $46 billion in total damages. In addition, Iraq's security sector sustained $14 billion in total damages, while Iraqi banks lost $10 billion in cash assets, according to the minister.
An Ashtabula man told city police the vehicle he was driving -- a 2003 Chevy Blazer belonging to another person -- was taken at gunpoint in the late ... The driver found them in the 7000 block of Ninevah Road, where he was approached by Dodge and a currently unidentified black male, "who wanted a ...
The PMU factions continue to maintain a significant presence in some areas of Diyala, Ninevah, Salahuddin and Anbar after helping liberate them from the Islamic State (IS), which seized some one-third of Iraqi territory in 2014. These factions believe they have the right to remain in Sunni areas as the ...
He has already met with a Yazidi woman whose family was killed in Iraq's Ninevah Plains and with members of a Syrian Orthodox Christian community. The other area of focus will be on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Brownback said. During his confirmation process, some feared that Brownback ...
Baghdad - 6 February 2018: Iraqi security forces arrested IS (Islamic state terrorist group) media official in south of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, ... Iraqi national agency quoted the source as saying in a statement that the Iraqi troops arrested Mezher Hamad al Juhish in a village in southern Mosul city.
The Daesh militants the document lists are accused of fighting in Iraq's second city Mosul and the surrounding province of Ninevah, as well as in the provinces of Kirkuk, Diyala and Anbar. Daesh seized a third of Iraq's territory during a lightning advance in 2014, before being beaten back by security forces ...
Like the wise men who made a journey to worship a child, Jonah heeded God's call to go to a foreign city. But unlike the wise men from the East, Jonah initially resisted and rebelled against God's call to go to Ninevah. Jonah decided what he wanted to listen to from God and what he wanted to deny and ...
Kader Qachagh, the head of the KDP's Ninevah branch, announced Jan. 18 the party's participation in the eastern part of the Kurdistan Region, such as Mosul, Sinjar and Makhmur. Such a decision has questioned the party's contradicting stance when it comes to running in the elections in Kirkuk and Mosul ...
7 Russian declaration that IS had been defeated in Syria, some villages and areas in the east near the Iraqi border remain under the extremist group's control. The former rapper and IS convert known as Deso Dogg was reportedly killed Jan. 17 in an airstrike on Gharanij, one of the three main towns of the ...
She is one of an estimated 10,000 people killed in the nine-month-long battle to recapture Iraq's second-largest city from ISIS, according to Mosul's municipality chief Abdul Sattar al-Habbo. That figure isn't officially acknowledged by Iraqi forces or the United States military, which claims coalition airstrikes ...
But Aed al-Louayzi of Ninevah's provincial council said several civilians have been robbed or killed inside the city itself, some by assailants disguised as soldiers. He says the attacks have been the work of Daesh members from the areas of Tal Afar and Hatra, both towns also recaptured last year from the ...
Sunnis are a minority in Iraq, but in Mosul they form the majority and also have a presence in villages around the city. The Shabak minority has a small ... Today, several months after Ninevah Province was rid of Daesh, "we are directly responsible for the security of citizens," Jamil said. Because of their local ...
"A majority of the residents of Sunni areas are still displaced after Iran, Daesh and their agents destroyed their towns," the spokesperson for the alliance of Arab tribes in Ninevah, Sheikh, Muzahim Al-Hawyeet, said in a statement. He called on the Iraqi government to "postpone the upcoming parliamentary ...
A CSX train rolls towards the Ninevah Road intersection on Thursday afternoon in Saybrook Township. ... "As a result of those productive conversations, CSX has provided city leaders and first responders with direct contacts for local CSX personnel should any urgent issues arise," she said. "After a full ...
The Shia from the east with their patchwork of militias already inside Iraq clearing a path across the Christian and Sunni villages across the Ninevah Plain to bore through southern Syria and ultimately reach the sea via Lebanon. There have been Iranian engineers surveying routes to build a natural gas ...
Meanwhile, in the Ninevah Plain town of Telaskov, Christians celebrated Christmas by gathering for Mass at the newly renovated Church of St. George. In church, children dressed in Santa Claus costumes sang "Jingle Bells" in Aramaic, the language of Jesus. Twenty miles north of Mosul, Telaskov is one ...
2 January 2018 - Amman, Jordan/Erbil, Iraq: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq and Generations For peace have launched a new partnership to support transformational leadership training for youth leaders from six cities in Iraq. The partnership is UNFPA's first-ever support to ...
The U.N. is repairing some infrastructure in nearly two dozen towns and cities around Iraq, but funding for it is a fraction of what will be needed. ... international community," said Abdulsattar al-Habu, the director of Mosul municipality and reconstruction adviser to Ninevah Province, where the city is located.
More than half of that Christian population has migrated due to discrimination, threats, abductions and the expulsion from their homes in Ninevah Plain by the Islamic State in 2014, he said. "This is our ... He also called on them "to pray for Jerusalem to remain a holy city for Christians, Muslims and Jews.".
Iraqi boys visit the burned out main church as others attend the first Palm Sunday procession in the Christian city of Qaraqosh since Iraqi forces retook it ... The church next door is still partly burned and damaged a year after the Christian town on Iraq's Ninevah plains was liberated from the Islamic State (IS).
They explained on SkyWatch TV that their idea came from a biblical story about Ninevah, a sinful city that was worthy of destruction until the king repented and proclaimed three days of prayer and fasting. According to McGuire and Anderson, "judgement was averted for, like, another century." They also ...
Towns are being rebuilt. The Knights, for example, raised $2 million to rebuild one Christian town, Karamles, in the Ninevah Plain, after it was freed from IS. Archbishop Warda recently said, "Knowing we are not forgotten gives us hope." But the bitter truth is that Iraqi Christians are forgotten by most ...
You would think the great prophets of the Bible were willing, ready and able when God called them to their mission. But almost all of them were really hoping God would pick someone else for the job. Jonah is probably the best example. God called him to preach to the people of Ninevah, the capital city of ...
She is one of an estimated 10,000 people killed in the nine-month long battle to recapture Iraq's second largest city from ISIS, according to Mosul's municipality chief Abdul Sattar al-Habbo. That figure isn't officially acknowledged by Iraqi forces or the United States military, which claims coalition airstrikes ...
But Aed al-Louayzi of Ninevah's provincial council said several civilians have been robbed or killed inside the city itself, some by assailants disguised as soldiers. He says the attacks have been the work of Daesh members from the areas of Tal Afar and Hatra, both towns also recaptured last year from the ...
Mosul, Iraq -- Cries of joy and seasonal hymns once again filled St. Paul Cathedral in Mosul as Christmas Mass was celebrated there for the first time in three and a half years, following the northern Iraqi city's liberation from Islamic State militants. The Iraqi national anthem opened the Mass as women ...
The woman is Sukaina Ali Younis, founder of the new orphanage and in charge of women's and orphans' affairs in Mosul's Ninevah governorate. NPR ... With the war on ISIS almost over, those children are still emerging months after ISIS was driven out of Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqa. ISIS considers ...
According to information obtained by Al-Monitor, the scope of infection is not only limited to Diyala and Anbar, but also extends to the province of Ninevah. The assistant director of health in Ninevah, Dr. OSS Hamdani, noted the alarming spread of Baghdad buttons, saying, "The cases we see are facts that ...
More than half of that Christian population has migrated due to discrimination, threats, abductions and the expulsion from their homes in Ninevah Plain by the Islamic State in 2014, he said. "This is our ... He also called on them "to pray for Jerusalem to remain a holy city for Christians, Muslims and Jews.".
The U.N. is repairing some infrastructure in nearly two dozen towns and cities around Iraq, but funding for it is a fraction of what will be needed. ... international community," said Abdulsattar al-Habu, the director of Mosul municipality and reconstruction adviser to Ninevah Province, where the city is located.
But the Chaldean and Syriac people of the Ninevah plain in Iraq need support ... to rebuild the town they call Qaraqosh, Iraq's largest mainly-Christian community. But smaller villages on what is now the frontline between the forces ... One village where 60 homes had been rebuilt was abandoned a second ...


 

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