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  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • Maliki clings to power in Iraq despite criticism

    BAGHDAD Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki in an unusual midnight address likened some of his political opponents to terrorists and announced that he would take the country's president to court over alleged constitutional violations. His...
  • U.S. strikes continue against Islamic State in Iraq

    BAGHDAD More American air strikes pounded Islamic State positions in Northern Iraq on Sunday while lawmakers in Baghdad struggled to choose a prime minister to lead them in forming a new government. U.S. Central Command reported that piloted and unmanned...
  • As militants overrun Christian communities in northwest Iraq, thousands are forced to flee

    IRBIL, Iraq They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night and even whether they belong in this...
  • In backing Kurds, Obama 'confident' in protecting refugees

    IRBIL, IRAQ As fighting continued in Iraq on Saturday, President Barack Obama said from the White House that the United States has been successful in destroying arms and equipment in Iraq through a series of targeted airstrikes. "We have to make sure...
  • With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home

    With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home
    They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night — and even whether they belong in this...
  • U.S. hits Iraq militants' artillery and vehicles, airdrops more aid

    U.S. warplanes and drones struck artillery and military vehicles of a militant Islamist group Friday in an effort to halt its advance toward this booming northern Iraqi oil center, now clogged with displaced people sheltering at churches, factories and...
  • At Kurds' front line, grim determination to confront Islamic State

    KALAK, Iraq The main front line between militants from the Islamic State and Kurdish fighters defending their capital, Irbil, was pitch black Friday night. Local residents had either fled or had turned off their lights and were staying indoors while the...
  • Obama sends U.S. planes to aid Iraqi refugees, threatens Islamic State with airstrikes

    IRBIL, Iraq The United States on Thursday took direct action for the first time to counter the Islamic State's advances in Iraq, dropping humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people who fled their homes when the extremist group captured the...
  • Obama sends US planes to aid Iraqi refugees, threatens Islamic State with airstrikes

    IRBIL, Iraq The United States early Friday took direct action for the first time to counter the Islamic State's advances in Iraq, dropping humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people who'd fled their homes when the extremist group captured the...
  • Obama says he has authorized airstrikes in Iraq, aid to Yazidi refugees

    IRBIL, Iraq The United States intervened militarily in Iraq early Friday morning for the first time since Islamist militants seized control of nearly half the country, dropping humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people who fled their homes when...
  • Islamic State grabs more territory in Iraq, reportedly seizes major dam

    A breakaway Al Qaeda group that already holds sway in large swaths of Iraq and Syria made new territorial gains Thursday in northern Iraq, reportedly overrunning a major Christian town and seizing the nation’s largest dam. The fresh advances by...