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World Vision suspends operations in key South Sudan state over escalating violence

(RNS) Amid killings, rapes and abductions, the international evangelical humanitarian agency World Vision indefinitely suspended its operations in South Sudan’s Unity State over the escalating conflict. Multiple other aid agencies, including Doctors Without Borders, have taken similar action. On Wednesday (May 13), gunmen torched towns in some of the heaviest fighting in the 17-month-long conflict in […]

An urgent call to stop the horrific suffering in Iraq

Iraq is divided and suffers many difficult challenges politically, economically and socially. Peace and reconciliation is critical and dialogue within the country is of utmost importance in order to bring about a lasting resolution to this humanitarian crisis.