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Entry Title Date
Expressing Sense Of House On The Current Situation In Iraq August 1, 2014
Ed Royce, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Foreign Affairs be discharged from further consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 683) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the current situation in Iraq and the urgent need to protect religious minorities from persecution from the Sunni Islamist insurgent and terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) as it expands its control over areas in northwestern Iraq, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House."
Is Anybody Listening? August 1, 2014
Frank Wolf, R-VA
"Less than two weeks ago, on July 19, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, more commonly referred to as ISIS, ordered Christians to convert to Islam, pay taxes levied upon non-Muslims, or be killed."
All Christian Churches And Institutions In Mosul, Iraq Destroyed By Isis Terrorists July 29, 2014
Frank Wolf, R-VA
"Mr. Speaker, I submit the following list of Christian churches and institutions in Mosul, Iraq, that have been destroyed by “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” (ISIS) since the Islamist terrorist group captured the city on June 10. According to the Assyrian International News Agency, all of the 45 Christian sites in Mosul have been destroyed, occupied, converted to mosques, converted to ISIS headquarters or otherwise shuttered."
Israel’S Right To Protect Itself July 29, 2014
Jackie Walorski, R-IN
"Everyone, whoever has the means—especially in the Islamic world—should do what they can to arm the Palestinian nation … The Zionist regime deeply regrets starting this war, but it has no way out."
Has Last Christian Left Iraqi City Of Mosul After 2,000 Years? July 29, 2014
Frank Wolf, R-VA
"Samer Kamil Yacub was alone when four Islamist militants carrying AK-47s arrived at his front door and ordered him to leave the city. The 70-year-old Christian had failed to comply with a decree issued by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS. Yacub’s hometown of Mosul had boasted a Christian community for almost 2,000 years. But then the al Qaeda-inspired fighters who overran the city last month gave Christians an ultimatum. They could stay and pay a tax or convert to Islam—or be killed. Yacub, 70, was one of the few Christians remaining beyond last Saturday’s noon deadline. He may have even been the last to leave alive. “A fighter said, `I have orders to kill you now,”’ Yacub said just hours after the Sunni extremists tried to force their way into his home at 11 a.m. on Monday. “All of the people in my neighborhood were Muslim. They came to help me—about 20 people—at the door in front of my house. They tried to convince ISIS not to kill me.”"

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