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November 23, 2014

Iraqi Christians pray during mass in an Erbil church, July 20, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:48 GMT
Christians have lived in the Middle East for centuries. When the Islamic State was announced however, persecution, forced conversions and mass murder resulted in thousands fleeing Iraq and Syria. Will this be the end of a holy minority in the region?

November 21, 2014

Iraqi federal troops and members of Kurdish and Shiite militias hold a post in the Diyala province. (AFP/Younis Al-Bayati)
18:00 GMT
The troops will help volunteers from Iraq’s Sunni tribes who have been joining training centers at army bases.

November 12, 2014

Rumors continue to grow over the fate of the ISIL leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (AFP/File)
10:40 GMT
Speculation continues to grow after a US air strike allegedly killed ISIL's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. If rumors are true, what will happen to the notorious jihadi group?