Iraq

Last fall, as coalition troops broke through the last major strongholds held by the so-called Islamic State, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech to the advocacy group In Defense of Christians in Washington, D.C. In what attendees said was an unexpected move, he focused a sizable portion of
Mass for Iraqi Christian refugees at Our Lady of Peace Center on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital, Amman, in January 2016. (CNS photo/Dale Gavlak) 
Matthew Petti July 06, 2018
Few of the refugees are interested in returning to Iraq. “Return to what?” asks one Chaldean-Assyrian refugee. He says that “Iraq is a Frankenstein, not a state” because of the persistent ethnic and sectarian divisions.
The true story of a young recruit who takes on three deployments in Iraq over five years.
New Army chaplains attend a March 14 morning Mass in a small chapel at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., where they are training at the U.S. Army's Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth) 
Jesse Bowman November 09, 2017
In Iraq, I witnessed death and tragedy, and without faith, I had no way to process it.
Israel's 1978 Antiquities Law was tightened in 2012 and again last year, so that all licensed dealers are now required to share images of everything in their inventory.
He said the West ignores Syrian and Iraqi Christians because they are neither oil-rich nor a terrorist threat.