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A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...the Sunday Mass was not celebrated anywhere in Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq. Mosul's many churches were closed by Sunni Muslim...great majority of the Christian population of Mosul fled in terror when ISIS militants took control...
Photo: Stryker memorial

...Fallon, Nev., in the Northern Lights Chapel on Fort Wainwright. The two pilots of the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force 49 died when their helicopter came in contact with wires and experienced a hard landing in Mosul, Iraq.
Analysis: US-led airstrikes produce few gains

...Islamic State group's grip on the strategic Mosul Dam, enabling peshmerga and Iraqi troops...But the warplanes have largely avoided Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and the...State group in terms of before and after Mosul, alluding to the watershed moment when...
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My Turn: What we can do about violent religious persecution

...demolished. This follows the brutal expulsion less than a month ago of the Christians and other religious minorities of the city of Mosul and the confiscation and in some cases, destruction of churches and other houses of worship in the city by the so-called...
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...been forced to flee a second time after first having sought refuge in Syria. Driven from their homes in Baghdad, Basra and Mosul in the chaotic sectarian civil war that erupted in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Christian community...
Sunni protesters dig in as tensions flare in Iraq

...cities with large Sunni communities, including Samarra, Tikrit and Mosul.Abdul-Hameed Younis Hamouda, a 60-year-old tribal leader and one of the organizers in Mosul, acknowledges that the government has addressed some of the protesters...
Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

...people and wounding six. Three soldiers were killed and five were wounded in a bombing of their patrols in the northern city of Mosul, the officials said.Militants also carried out two attacks in Latifiyah, a mainly Sunni town 30 kilometers (20 miles...
Alaska National Guard crew honored in Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq - Aviators, Army soldiers and civilians...Forward Operating Base Q-West, south of Mosul, is the Iraq home of the battalion. The...They were stationed at different bases in Mosul. Chief Warrant Officer Scott Frickson remembered...
Murkowski visits troops in Iraq

...Wednesday, the governor had lunch with troops stationed in Mosul. Tuesday he met with soldiers near the Iraq-Kuwait border...was a big day," Haller said. Murkowski visited units from Mosul, including about 60 soldiers from the 207th Aviation Battalion...
Army makes clearer how soldier died of a terror cell in Iraq - not caught in an ambush as Alaska military officials initially reported, an Army commander in Mosul said Tuesday. Pvt. Christopher Alcozer, 21, was fatally shot by an insurgent after 150 U.S. forces and 35 Iraqi soldiers...


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