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UN refugee agency hands out aid to those uprooted from Mosul

By AP – Dec 05,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

Iraqis who fled the fighting between Iraqi security forces and the Daesh terror group militants settle at a camp for internally displaced people in Khazir, near Mosul, Iraq, on Monday (AFP photo) 250 more words

Asia

Saddams Victory over America Palace

In 2010 I was in Baghdad. I realize I’ve shared this story on Facebook a few times, but if you’re reading this you enjoy my writing or don’t have anything better to do at the moment. 502 more words

Morning Prayer 6.12.16, Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c. 342

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit. 2,450 more words

Jesus Christ

Bush, Blair and Howard - Three reckless adventurers in Iraq (Part 15) - » The Australian Independent Media Network

The Iraq Inquiry Report (2009-2016) documents how Tony Blair committed Great Britain to war early in 2002, lying to the United Nations, to Parliament, and to the British people, in order to follow George Bush, who had planned an aggression on Iraq well before September 2001. 25 more words

Iraq

Daesh tank destroyed by RAF Tornado using Brimstone missile

Video posted on the Ministry of Defence’s YouTube channel today. On Tuesday 29th November 2016, a Tornado GR.4 scored a direct hit with a Brimstone missile on one of the few main battle tanks (MBTs) operated by Daesh, some ten miles west of Mosul.

Military

The Battle for Mosul: Concept Versus Reality

Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq, after Baghdad. It is a city of 1.5 million people (according to UN estimates). It is a city where Sunni Arabs, Shia Arabs, Kurds, Yezidis, Armenians, Assyrians, Turkmens, and even some followers of Christianity have coexisted for a very long time. 1,198 more words

US

U.S. and allies such as Canada need to be in Iraq over the long term, says U.S. defense secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is making a pitch for American and allied forces to stay in Iraq, even after the expected defeat of the Islamic State group. 245 more words

Defence Watch