Displaced women and children wearing protective masks wait in the medical center of a camp in Dahuk, Iraq, March 7, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Ari Jalal, Reuters)
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceApril 20, 2020
International Catholic relief organizations are beginning to express concern about how the pandemic is affecting the people of Iraq and are assessing how to assist them in their time of need.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 03, 2020
Analysts say Soleimani was a "much more powerful figure" than former al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden
An injured child receives medical attention after a bombing March 4 in Douma, Syria. Cardinal Mario Zenari, the apostolic nuncio in Syria, said "I have never seen so much violence as in Syria." In remarks March 9, he likened the situation to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA)
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceMarch 12, 2018
People in and around Afrin are facing the warplanes, tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons of NATO’s second-largest standing army, Turkey.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 17, 2017
The Iraqi Catholic clergy do not want to see a safe corridor set up for Christians.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceOctober 18, 2016
International humanitarian organizations are warning that Iraqis, mainly Sunni Muslims, left in Mosul are "now in grave danger."