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A health worker tests a man as part of security measures to avoid the spread of coronavirus, at the
Eastern Syria defeated ISIS but has been given no coronavirus test kits

The region lacks an ability to test for coronavirus and does not have the hospital capacity to deal with a new crisis.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, October 7, 2019
Turkey’s war on Kurds and the fate of the European project

While European leaders pay lip service to the sacrifices of Kurdish forces, they refuse to stop Erdogan while simultaneously stressing the need for Kurds to continue fighting on the West's behalf.

Yazidi woman kept as sex slave by ISIS confronts her rapist

"Do you have feelings? Do you have honor? I was 14 years old, as old as your daughter, your son, or your sister. You destroyed my life."

01/12/2019
The statue of an Iraqi torturer whipping a victim with an electrical cable
When ethnic or religious persecution comes...

Jews around the world are seeing an upsurge in antisemitism not at all unlike its development in Europe and Iraq in the 1920s and 30s.

Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards
Saturday people, Sunday people and the ‘Mohammadian army’

“In his tweets in Turkish and Arabic, however, Erdogan described his forces as ‘the heroes of the Mohammadian army’ – a term dating back to the Ottoman Empire,” the report continued.

Kristallnacht, ISIS and today’s crisis in Syria

I am not an expert on the Holocaust, but I have spent time among many Yazidi survivors of ISIS and its crimes.

Turkey bombs Sinjar villages in Iraq where genocide survivors live

Three were injured in the airstrike on Tuesday, the third airstrike in two days.

We must not grow numb to the Yazidi genocide

Despite centuries of persecution, the Yazidis have never forsaken their faith, which only attests to their remarkable sense of identity and strength of character.

Women walk through al-Hol displacement camp in Hasaka governorate, Syria April 1, 2019
Concentration of ISIS supporters in Syrian camp created hell-hole and threat

More than 50,000 men and women from all over the world joined ISIS. This included 5,000 supporters from European countries.

Yazidi women attend a ceremony on International Women Day, March 8, at Lilash Temple in Iraqi Kurdis
My Word: Jihadi brides and forgotten victims

Compassion should not override common sense.

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