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  1. The Yazidis Of Iraq Are Disappearing From The Country

    06.19 / 17:53 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    It has now been a year since a UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry determined that ISIS' violence against the Yazidis constitutes a case of genocide, defined by the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide as "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or…
  2. Iraqi Forces Storm Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul

    06.19 / 16:54 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    (Reuters) -- Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, in an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month-old campaign to seize the militants'…
  3. Trump's Enthusiastic Words on Religious Freedom Must Be Met With Action

    06.19 / 16:54 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., has given President Trump a grand opportunity to do something he has yet to do in his first months in office: make significant progress on religious freedom for persecuted Christians and other religious minorities around the…
  4. Assyrian-Americans From Iraq Disappointed With Trump

    06.19 / 16:54 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Standing in the living room of her brother's home in Sterling Heights, Lina Denha wipes away tears with a tissue as she recalls how federal agents arrested him early one Sunday morning this…
  5. EU Discourages Iraqi Kurds From Holding Independence Vote

    06.19 / 16:54 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    (AP) -- The European Union is discouraging Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region from holding an independence referendum in September. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday "that unilateral steps must be avoided, and that all open questions must be resolved through consensual positions" based on Iraq's…
  6. U.S. Warplane Downs Syrian Army Jet in Raqqa Province

    06.19 / 14:02 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    (Reuters) -- A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near…
  7. Iraq Breaks Islamic State Siege in Fight for Mosul's Old City

    06.18 / 19:09 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    (UPI) -- Iraqi officials said security forces launched an offensive on Sunday in Mosul's Old City to capture remaining territory from the Islamic…
  8. US Cautiously Welcomes 48-hour Truce in Southwest Syria

    06.18 / 17:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    The US welcomed Saturday a 48-hour cease-fire in southwest Syria, cautiously embracing a de-escalation process between the Assad regime and the opposition while "continuing the fight" against Daesh and…
  9. Iraqi Forces Launch Assault to Take Old Mosul City

    06.18 / 17:15 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Iraqi forces have begun their assault on Mosul's Old City as they press their battle to retake the the rest of the northern city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)…
  10. Franklin Graham Asks Trump for 'Consideration' on Undocumented Iraqi Assyrians

    06.18 / 00:50 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    Evangelical minister and top President Trump supporter Franklin Graham on Friday issued a plea to the White House to investigate Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detaining Iraqi Christians who are in the United States…
  11. Nimrud: Restoring a City Destroyed By Islamic State

    06.17 / 23:48 aina.org Aina.org - Technology
    A soldier stands guard by the ruins of the archaeological site of Nimrud, about 30km south of Mosul, which was recaptured from Islamic State in…