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Churches open doors to refugees fleeing ISIS


ERBIL, Kurdistan — Where can you go when you’ve lost almost everything? Throughout northern Iraq and Syria, the scourge of ISIS, the Islamic State, has forced thousands and thousands into a life without homes, jobs and family. While they face …

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Syrian Kurds rescue Yazidis from Iraq mountain

The stranded Yazidi refugees trapped on Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq are finally being rescued. They’ve been stranded for more than a week with little food and water after Islamic State fighters, also known as ISIS, forced them from their …

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Famine in South Sudan ‘worst in the world’

JUBA, South Sudan — An escalating civil war is preventing humanitarian aid from reaching those most affected by famine in South Sudan, says a senior mission’s strategy leader for sub-Saharan Africa. “Pray for doors to open in good time,” IMB’s …

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