Iraq

Don’t Defeat ISIS, Yet

By RAMZY MARDINISEPT. 27, 2016 Photo Peshmerga forces during an operation to liberate villages under the control of the Islamic State southeast of Mosul, Iraq, in August. CreditAndrea Dicenzo/European Pressphoto Agency ERBIL, Iraq — A military push to recapture Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, and the rest of Nineveh Province […]

Even the Islamic State Has Banned the Burqa for Security Reasons

Although facing defeat in Iraq, the group continues to implement gruesome killings and new rules for everything from soccer to divorce. A round-up. Tue, September 6, 2016, https://www.clarionproject.org/news/even-islamic-state-has-banned-burqa-security-reasons   In an ironic twist of fate, the (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)Islamic State has banned the wearing of burqas (that they had made obligatory on every […]

Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

AUGUST 25, 2016  Author: Lea Speyer A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against Christians in the Middle East. In an op-ed in the UK’s Telegraph on Tuesday, Prince Hassan of Jordan, founder and president […]

600 Kyrgyz join ISIS in Iraq and Syria

ISIS members. File photo. (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The National Security Committee of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan revealed that about 600 Kyrgyz citizens, including 100 women, have joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Spokesman of the National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan Rashad Sulimanov said, “Over 600 Kyrgyz citizens, including 100 women, have […]