Mosul

Type: City
Name: Mosul
Latitude: 36.299999
Longitude: 43.200001
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Apathy over plight of Iraqi Christians is shameful

British Prime Minister David Cameron caused consternation among the secular intelligentsia in 2011 when he declared: 'We are a Christian country and we should not be afraid to say so.' Yet where is a 'Christian foreign policy',  asks  The Tablet in an ... [Published CathNews - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

War on heritage sparks fight back

31 Jul 2014MOSUL — The dynamiting of some of Mosul’s most precious heritage has spurred a group of students and officers into the first act of armed resistance against the Iraqi city’s jihadist rulers.Islamic State (IS) fighters have faced few challenges ... [Published The Witness - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Mosul, jihadist, Anwar Ali
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

ISIL major threat for Iraq: UNSC

The United Nations Security Council has voiced concerns over the crisis created by ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Iraq, calling them “a major threat." The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday, expressing the 15-member world body’s ... [Published Press tv - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Report: Jihadists Destroy Historic St. George Mausoleum in Mosul

:48 AM PDT post a commentJihadist militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have destroyed the mausoleum of St. George, the city’s patron saint, in Mosul, according to L’Osservatore Romano . The same group took over Mosul in June, ... [Published Breitbart.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

ISIS Occupied or Destroyed All Christian Institutions in Mosul

For over 2,000 years, Christians and Muslims lived in peace in Mosul, Iraq, the country's largest city. That all changed on June 10, 2014 when the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, invaded the city and evicted its Christian population. With the Christians ... [Published Town Hall - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 13 reports

Eastern church shuns France's asylum offer

BEIRUT: The Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and the Levant has strongly criticized France’s offer to grant Iraqi Christians political asylum, describing the move as an attempt to empty the region from the adepts of Christ.In a statement Wednesday the ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

ISIS Defends Destruction of Religious Sites in Iraq

ISIS defends its destruction of religious sites in Mosul, says the use of mosques built on graves is idolatry. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 7 reports

The Iraq War’s Key Players: Where Are They Now?

It has been over a decade since the United States launched a war to topple Saddam Hussein. Three years ago the last U.S. troops left Iraq.Over the course of the war, nearly 4,500 U.S. troops and an estimated  120,000 Iraqi civilians lost their lives, ... [Published PBS - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Lebanon's Christians React to Crisis in Mosul

By Jean AzizAL MonitorPosted 2014-07-29 23:49 GMTLebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil looks on during a news conference in Beirut, May 29, 2014 (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir). The tragedy that befell the Christian population in Mosul has raised ... [Published AINA - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 11 reports

Forced From Mosul, Centuries Old Christian Community Vanishes

By: Mohammed A. Salih, Contributor for Al-MonitorAl-MonitorERBIL, Iraq — When fighters from the extremist Sunni groups led by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) rolled into the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on June 10, Rami and his extended family ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 6 reports

Mosul Residents Fight Back as ISIS Tries to Destroy 840-Year-Old Muslim Monument

The Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, is in control of Mosul in Iraq, but the terrorist group is pushing their luck by targeting historic mosques and shrines. The last straw for the residents is the Crooked Minaret. The jihadists marched towards ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Iraq Forms Brigades of Sunnis, Kurds in Bid to Take Back Mosul

http://www.worldtribune.comPosted 2014-07-29 10:22 GMTBAGHDAD -- Iraq has formed units to recapture a key city from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.Officials said the government of Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki has approved the formation of units meant ... [Published AINA - Jul 29 2014]

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'A culture and civilisation is being destroyed and our political leaders are silent,' Mr Campbell said. "Why is the UK silent on the ethnic cleansing of Christians from Mosul?"
"We are ready, if they wish, to facilitate their asylum on our soil. We are in constant contact with local and national authorities to ensure everything is done to protect them" both ministers said
...indifference of the American people," Sabbagh said, blaming media distortions and neglect for diverting attention from the plight of the persecuted. "We have relatives there. We speak to them. We know directly what is going on. This is something that is really scary for us."
Mark Twain is popularly credited with saying that "history does not repeat itself -- but it does rhyme." So I ask you, in a time when thousands of people petition the White House to release its recipe for its favorite honey ale, to remember to also consider...

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Iraq: Pro-Government Militias’ Trail of Death [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Iraq Attacks on Sunnis in At Least 3 Provinces (Baghdad, July 31, 2014) – Government-backed militias have been kidnapping and killing Sunni civilians throughout Iraq’s Baghdad, Diyala, and Hilla provinces over the ...
Iraq: Security Council Extends Mandate of Unite... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Iraq SC/11501 Security Council 7230th Meeting (AM) The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for another year until 31 July 2015. The 15-member body ...
ISIS Occupied or Destroyed All Christian Instit... [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
For over 2,000 years, Christians and Muslims lived in peace in Mosul, Iraq, the country's largest city. That all changed on June 10, 2014 when the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, invaded the city and evicted its Christian population. With the ...
As Christians Are Purged and Murdered, Obama St... [Published Right Wing News blog - 13 hours ago]
He did say he would “stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” The winds couldn’t get much uglier than they are now. Enabled by Obama’s withdrawal of US forces from Iraq, the Islamic State (a.k.a. ISIS) is purging ...
Archbishop of Lyon Visits North Iraq; France Of... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Cardinal Philip Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyon, travelled to north Iraq to meet with Christian refugees, who were expelled from Mosul. The Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, purged Mosul of all its Christians and imposed Sharia law. Archbishop ...
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Christians given ultimatum by Islamic State fig... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 20 2014]
Iraqi Islamic State leader purported to make pu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 05 2014]
Iraqi Christians flee ISIL fighting [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 28 2014]
After the takeover in Mosul [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 26 2014]
Iraq refugees flee the violence [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 17 2014]
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IOM Helps Displaced Families Fleeing Mosul [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 16 2014]
IOM Races to Aid Newly Displaced in Iraq [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 13 2014]
IOM Tracks Iraqi Displacement as 500,000 Flee F... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 11 2014]
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