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Fight against IS will go on, King Abdullah tells European Parliament

by Gavin Drake

Posted: 13 Mar 2015 @ 12:31

KING ABDULLAH II of Jordan has condemned the persecution of Arab Christians. He was "outraged and grieved" by recent attacks, he said.

In a speech to members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, he described the actions of the so-called Islamic State (IS) as "an offence against humanity as well as Islam"; and said that "Arab Christians are an integral part of our region's past, present and future."

He described IS - which he referred to by the Arabic ...

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