Khizr Khan was on the undercard of a Democratic National Convention schedule on Thursday that included the keynote address by Hillary Clinton, but instead the father of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq ended up stealing the spotlight with an emotional address that tore into Republican candidate Donald Trump. Show More Summary
The father of a Muslim American soldier who was killed in Iraq delivered impassioned remarks on diversity.
Khizr Khan, the father of Army Captain Humayun Khan—killed by a speeding car bomber after sending his unit and civilians to take cover, posthumously awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart —stood by his wife and issued a very direct challenge to Donald Trump. Show More Summary
At the DNC, the father of Muslim-American killed in Iraq offered a strong condemnation of Donald Trump's proposal to bar Muslims The post Khizr Khan to Trump: ‘Have you ever read the U.S. Constitution?’ appeared first on Macleans.ca...
Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: Hillary Clinton is first woman to accept Democratic nomination July 28, 2016, 7:22 p.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention:• In her acceptance speech Hillary Clinton will say the nation is facing a "moment of reckoning" but...
The proud Muslim-American father of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq brought the house down Thursday night at the DNC.
The son of Khizr Khan, Muslim American war hero Capt. Humayun Khan, died in combat in Iraq in 2004. Tonight, that father spoke at the Democratic National Convention. He spoke out against Donald Trump's characterization of Muslims from the perspective...
Six U.S. air strikes against al Qaeda and Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria killed 14 civilians and injured another between July 28 last year and April 29 this year, the U.S. military said on Thursday. The strikes took place against...Show More Summary
YouTube Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran of the Iraq War who lost both legs when the helicopter she was piloting was shot down, just said to Donald Trump, "I didn't put my life on the line for democracy for you to invite Russia to interfere." And with that great start, here's our first thread of the evening for the final night of the 2016 Democratic convention
Prime Minister Abadi says Shia forces will be subjected to military law if they are integrated into Iraq's armed forces.
As Islamic State militants continue to lose seized territory in Syria and Iraq, the group has claimed a number of deadly terror attacks in countries around the world over the past two months. There have been at least 14 attacks outside...Show More Summary
This may come as a shock to some people, but Bradley Cooper—the Oscar-nominated actor from Philadelphia—was never a U.S. Navy SEAL sniper in the Iraq War. The confusion is understandable because he did pretend to be one in front of Clint Eastwood’s cameras in the process of making a biographical film about controversial war hero Chris Kyle. Show More Summary
Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: It is Hillary Clinton's big day July 28, 2016, 9 a.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention. Here's what you missed yesterday: • Watch Day 3 in under three minutes• President Obama closed the night with a rousing call for hope...
Don't expect terror attacks to end with the Islamic State's defeat in Iraq and Syria. Though that defeat is on the horizon, "through the fingers of that crush are going to come hundreds of really dangerous people and they are going to flow primarily to Western Europe" and possibly into...
The US-led coalition forces launched 14 strikes in Syria and 11 strikes in Iraq against the Daesh terrorist group, according to the US Central Command (CENTCOM).
In its jails in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State terror group uses a new method of torture to extract confession from prisoners. "The Flying Carpet" is a hinged board, to which inmates are strapped and then bent in half, breaking their backbones, a dissident group has revealed.
We're reaching Iraq levels of human tragedy. Syria remains an open sore. Inside Syria, the war continues. Death tolls have long become meaningless. Estimates range towards half a million dead, half the population displaced and life expectancy down by 15 years. Show More Summary
The former security official was part of the opening line-up for President Barack Obama, who Panetta has blamed in his memoir for the rise of ISIS and the wars in Syria and Iraq. The post Protesters Explain Why They Chanted ‘No More War’ At Former CIA Director appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Dan Nevins, an Iraq War veteran, uses yoga to help others prevail over injury and trauma. The post Good Karma: How Army Vet Dan Nevins Found Hope Through Yoga appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Democratic National Convention live updates: National security, climate change, abortion rights take center stage July 27, 2016, 5:32 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us.• President Obama will headline the roster of speakers tonight, along with...