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Topic: Iraq

US cardinal urges solidarity with Iraqi Christians

‘We can’t ignore our solidarity with brothers and sisters of our faith,’ says Cardinal Wuerl

Pope Francis phones to comfort priest at refugee camp in Iraq

The priest had sent a message telling the Pope: ‘I’m afraid of losing your children’

We have to defeat Islamism on the battleground of ideas

The Islamic State may be defeated militarily, but its ideas will still attract young zealots

Middle Eastern Patriarch calls for eradication of the Islamic State

Christian leaders call for Muslim leaders to stand up against extremists after harrowing visit to Iraq

The tragedy of the Yazidis of Iraq

The Middle East is increasingly a place to conceal one’s religion

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James Foley’s letter to family described solace he found in prayer

‘I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray,’ wrote murdered American journalist to his family

US launch fresh air strikes against ISIS following Foley video

American forces have conducted 14 new strikes since Tuesday

Blair’s Iraq War created the precedent that allows Cameron and co to get away with doing nothing

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

Priest comforts Foley family after ‘killing of journalist’

Islamic State have released a video appearing to show murder of James Wright Foley