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Pleading the cause of Middle East Christians

Last edited 30th October 2016

I would like first of all to apologize if I become too emotional. Because I'm not talking about theories based on socio-political and religious-historical analysis of the tense relations between Islam and Christianity. My intention is to raise awareness of the real threat to the very survival of Christians in Syria and Iraq. “Will we ever return?”

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Yemen air strikes kill prisoners and civilians as president rejects peace plan

Last edited 30th October 2016

Sanaa: Dozens of prisoners and security personnel are feared dead after Saudi-led air strikes battered two prisons inside a security headquarters in a western port city in Yemen. Security and medical officials say the air strikes bombed the al-Zaydiya security headquarters in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Saturday.

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90 migrants believed dead off Libya

Last edited 27th October 2016

More than 90 migrants are believed dead after their rickety boat was damaged shortly after leaving the Libyan coast.

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Isis Seize and Kills Dozens in Strongholds around Mosul to Quell Uprising

Last edited 25th October 2016

Islamic State has seized and killed dozens of people in areas around Mosul that it still controls in an apparent bid to quell opposition and instil fear as opposition forces march on the group’s last Iraqi stronghold.

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‘Gay Cake’ Ruling is a Defeat for Freedom of Expression, Says Gay Rights Campaigner Peter Tatchell

Last edited 24th October 2016

Gay rights campaigner, Peter Tatchell has criticised the decision by an appeal court in Belfast to uphold a legal ruling against a Christian bakery, saying that the ruling has “opened a can of worms.”

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Iraqi General Urges ISIS Militants in Mosul to Surrender

Last edited 19th October 2016

A senior Iraqi general on Wednesday called on Iraqis fighting for ISIS in Mosul to surrender as a wide-scale operation to retake the militant-held city entered its third day.

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Saudi Arabia Executes Prince for Murder

Last edited 18th October 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud.

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Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Last edited 16th October 2016

Radical Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls kidnapped from the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 in a deal with the national government.

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Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Head Discussing 'Revolution' Against Bishops

Last edited 13th October 2016

In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with a progressive figure whether it is possible to “plant the seeds of the revolution” against the U.S. bishops and their stances.

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Australian Opposition Blocks Government Plans for Public Vote on Same-sex Marriage

Last edited 11th October 2016

The Australian opposition on Tuesday decided to block government plans for a public but non-binding vote on recognising gay marriage, arguing it would better if the issue was decided in Parliament.

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