There are few therapists working today in Iraq, where mental health is a low priority in a country battling the jihadists of Islamic State, or ISIS. But in a nondescript apartment in this Kurdish city nestled in the mountains of northern Iraq, German psychologist Jan Ilhan Kizilhan runs a clinic for women who are victims of ISIS.
Only a few days have passed since the terrorist bloodbath in Paris, but it is already clear that the conclusions France and the West have drawn from the carnage are not only wrong, but likely to guarantee more of the same. In short, they seem to believe that the terrorist acts of Nov. 13 were organized and carried out by ISIS and, therefore, destroying ISIS will prevent future terror and should become the priority.
Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists now have in their crosshairs a Syrian Christian town believed mentioned in the Old Testament.
Reverses Earlier Ruling of 4 Years, 800 Lashes
A Saudi court sentenced a Palestinian man to death for apostasy on November 17, 2015, for alleged blasphemous statements during a discussion group and in a book of his poetry.
On November 23, 2015, the media office of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Al-Khayr province, Syria, released a new video featuring ISIS fighters praising the November 13 attacks in Paris, calling on France to either convert to Islam or pay the Jizya poll tax, and threatening to attack the U.S, Europe, Russia, Iran, China and Tajikistan.
Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.