Did an Apparition of Mother Mary Appear This Past Winter Over Northern Iraq?

It’s astonishing what a night of restless insomnia can yield for a news blogger who is forever trying to catch up on the missed headlines and under-reported news stories that urgently need to go up. I’m at the website of L. A. Marzuli, and here’s the story:  https://lamarzulli.wordpress.com/tag/iraq/

So… what exactly is this?

Iraq apparition


Cited:  “These apparitions, which occurred over the town of Alqosh on the night of Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, have been compared to those of Our Lady of Zeitoun in Egypt, given that they are apparently to be classed under the rare category of visio sensiblis, whereby they are fully visible to all present, and can even be captured on camera.”

The Recent Marian Apparitions in Northern Iraq and the Sign of Jonah

What makes this query more interesting is that when I went to YouTube to look into it – Mother Mary apparitions are taking place all over the world: Vietnam, Africa, India, Iraq – all in the past year. Have a look: