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  • WFP provides food aid in South Sudan
    Roundup of funding shortages for UN hunger relief
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the lead agency fighting hunger, requires voluntary donations for its aid missions. Without these contributions they cannot feed the hungry in Syria, Iraq, South Sudan and many other countries in need...
  • Kobani, Syria airstrike
    US kills ISIS leaders
    The United States announced last night that several high-ranking ISIS leaders were killed in airstrikes in Iraq. The attacks took place over the last several weeks and are known to have killed three of the top-ranking members of the terrorist...
  • Winter and hunger facing displaced persons in Iraq
    Iraqis facing winter, hunger and ISIS
    The United Nations, in a new report, says that over two million Iraqis urgently need food and other humanitarian aid. These are war victims forced from their homes and towns by the terrorist group ISIS.Fighting between the government and ISIS...
  • ISIS battleground
    Would an ISIS knock-out in Mosul end it?
    Many Americans are experienced with war and war strategy. We have lived with it and some have been trained in it and have served in battle. General Dempsey spoke about the possible necessity of sending American troops into battle in Mosul, Iraq...
  • Food vouchers to feed the hungry in Iraq
    How a piece of paper can feed Iraqi war victims
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is leading the hunger relief mission in war-torn Iraq. One way they accomplish this is with a piece of paper. It's actually a food voucher. With financing from WFP and its donors, the voucher allows someone to...
  • Teddy Bear Humanitarian Mission over Iraq
    Veterans Day and the gospel of food for hungry children
    As we celebrate this Veterans Day, let’s recall a recent U.S. military mission led by a teddy bear. When the Air Force was called upon to drop humanitarian supplies in Iraq, a soldier attached a teddy bear to the cargo.The bear was donated...
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    Army Chaplain Came Back From Iraq With PTSD
    This Veterans Day take a moment to remember all American veterans, whoever they are. We don’t normally think of a priest having PTSD, but Father Patrick Van Durme, a Rochester diocesan priest who has served as an Army chaplain since 2008...
  • Veterans Day
    Veterans Day : A Time For Remembrance And Respect
    This Veteran's Day - truly take a moment to think about the hundreds of thousands of young military men and women… Who WILLINGLY, if only naturally reluctantly - shed their blood … their limbs … their very lives…...
  • U.S. Air Force brings food to hungry Iraqis
    U.S. military airdrops food for Iraqi tribe
    The U.S. Air Force recently dropped 7,000 meals for the Iraqi Albu Nimr tribe. Located in the village of Zauiyat Albu Nimr, the tribe had come under assault by the ISIS terrorists. Over 300 were reportedly killed by ISIS after weeks of fighting...
  • U.S. troops in Iraq
    First U.S. troops arrive in Western Iraq to counter ISIS
    U.S. officials said the first American troops have deployed to Iraq's volatile western Anbar province to fight against Islamic State on Monday, to prepare the way for a larger military presence in the few weeks. The U.S. Pentagon said...
  • Barack Obama
    Obama calls for another $5 billion in taxpayer money to increase troops in Iraq
    The midterm elections are over and done with and Washington is back to business. With their eyes set on expanding military action in Iraq, the Obama administration is calling for over $5 billion in taxpayer money to help in the efforts.Ever since...
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    Obama doubles down: Thousands of U.S. troops slated for Iraq
    The man who promised to end United States involvement in what he termed "Bush's War" has just doubled on the total amount of American combat troops into war torn Iraq. As reported by the Associated Press news service via KABC-TV in...
  • Iraq
    Ratcheting up in Iraq: 1500 additional 'trainers'
    What is the driver for 1500 additional troops being sent to Iraq? Is it U.S. foreign policy and strategy or is it a request from the Iraqi government to increase their own troop training? Is that consistent or what?Remember that Congressional...
  • WFP provides food aid in Iraq
    An update on Iraq hunger emergency
    The attacks by the terrorist army ISIS in Iraq has displaced nearly two million people and created a hunger crisis. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has fed 1.4 million Iraqis since fighting escalated back in June.More Iraqis are fleeing daily to...
  •  A Islamic State (ISIS) black flag flies neasr the Syrian town of Kobani
    ISIS has slaughtered Iraqi tribesmen and women in Anbar province
    The American led coalition air assault against ISIS does not seem to have weakened the heavily armed group of militants as reports of atrocities continue to circulate from Iraq and Syria. Fox News reported on Nov. 1, 2014 that ISIS militants...