Middle East

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Muslims In Colorado On Lookout For ISIS Recruiting

Colorado’s Muslim community is helping in the FBI after three teenage girls from Aurora have been accused of trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria.

10/23/2014

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Possible Romantic Connection Could Have Lured Teen Girls To ISIS

There are several theories surrounding possible motives that prompted three teenage girls from Aurora to allegedly try to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.

10/22/2014

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FBI: Denver Girls May Have Tried To Join Jihadis

The FBI in Denver says it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

10/21/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

Deborah Avant, DU Professor and the Director of International Security and Diplomacy Center (credit: CBS)

Middle East Experts Meet At DU To Discuss Stopping ISIS

President Barack Obama says he has a plan to defeat ISIS and experts on the topic met at the University of Denver on Monday who agree with the president on broadening the U.S. mission.

09/08/2014

Prayers for Peace at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver (credit: CBS)

Cathedral Hosts ‘Prayers For Peace’ In Middle East

Hundreds of people gathered to pray for peace in the Middle East during the most recent crisis in Iraq. Some faith leaders are calling on President Obama to do more.

08/12/2014

Archvishop Samuel Aquila at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver in July 2012. (credit: CBS)

Denver Religious Leaders Want ISIS Stopped

The Catholic archbishop of Denver and other religious leaders in the city are asking President Obama to stop Iraqi militants threatening Christians in Iraq.

08/11/2014

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Activists At State Capitol Demand Israel Get Out Of Gaza

As violence worsens in the Middle East, protestors in Denver took a stand at the state Capitol.

08/02/2014

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Supporters Of Both Sides Of Middle East Conflict Demonstrate At State Capitol

The crisis in the Middle East Is hitting close to home for many Coloradans, and on Sunday pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protestors gathered on the steps of the state Capitol.

07/27/2014

Doctors Without Borders in Jerusalem (credit: Sarah Woznick)

CU Hospital Nurse In Jerusalem Has Witnessed Intense Violence

As the fighting intensifies in the Middle East, there are plenty of people caught in the middle working for humanitarian efforts, including one woman from Colorado.

07/22/2014

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