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Secular France may have designs on Notre Dame

International | Millions already pledged to rebuild the iconic Paris cathedral
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/17/19, 03:51 pm

FRANCE: The debate over ways to dismantle the religious character of Notre Dame Cathedral is well underway.

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‘If your enemy is hungry …’

War | An eyewitness account from the last ISIS stronghold in Syria
by Dave Eubank
Posted 4/13/19, 07:24 am

BAGHUZ, Syria—Bullets flew by our faces and smacked into the ground around us. Snipers were shooting at us from the tent-and-truck city that was Baghuz, the last physical stronghold of Islamic State (ISIS). Below us, in a smoke-and-dust-shrouded valley at a bend in the Euphrates River, was the distillation of the most hard-core living ISIS members.

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Iran’s terrorist army

International | Reaction to the United States’ new designation for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/10/19, 04:51 pm

IRAN: Lawmakers dressed in paramilitary uniforms chanted “Death to America” as they convened Tuesday following the U.S. announcement Monday it will designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization—the first time an official armed forces has been so named.

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