In a few months, the Iraq War veteran is expected to become the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.
Tammy Duckworth, the freshman senator and Iraq war vet who lost both her legs in combat, announced she's pregnant with her second child in a Chicago Sun-Times exclusive Tuesday. Her pregnancy is a milestone. She will be the first sitting senator to give birth. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has invited all permanent members of the U.N. Security Council as well as Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia to attend a forthcoming peace congress on Syria, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.
Turkey launched air strikes in northern Iraq on Kurdish militants planning an attack, the army said on Tuesday, just days after Ankara began an offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syria. The strikes took place on Monday in the Zap region of northern Iraq, not far from Turkey's southeastern border, the Turkish military said in a statement. Show More Summary
Ahmed Saadawi’s novel, set in U.S.-occupied Iraq, is an ingenious updating of Mary Shelley’s classic.
Allahu Akbar. An Iraqi court sentenced a German woman to death for joining ISIS in Mosul, Iraq. There is actual footage of the German jihadi bride being captured in Iraq after the collapse of ISIS. Reuters reported: An Iraqi court on...Show More Summary
She fled to Iraq from Europe with her two daughters, both of whom married ISIS fighters themselves.
Senator Tammy Duckworth also called the President 'Cadet Bone Spurs'—a jab at one of the U.S. leader's reasons for avoiding military service.
Now back with his own family in Iraq, 8-year-old Ayham Elias misses the American woman who cared for him in Raqqa
A Yazidi boy in Iraq says he was sent to live with an American family after he was kidnapped by ISIS. The 8-year-old appeared in an ISIS propaganda video after he was taken. He spoke to Holly Williams about the ordeal.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off, state migration authorities said on Monday.
Iraq's parliament has approved May 12 as the date for holding national elections despite calls from the country's Sunni community to delay the vote until the return of nearly 3 … Click to Continue »
The Philippines said Monday it would deport an elderly Iraqi man described as a scientist for Hamas and accused of helping the Palestinian militant group lob missiles at Israel. Iraq tipped off the Philippines about the presence of Taja Mohammad Al Jabori, who was arrested on Sunday, national police chief Ronald Dela Rosa told reporters. Show More Summary
Getty/Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast DALLAS—The last time Safaa Al Shakarchi was in his native Iraq, his wife said someone put a bullet in an envelope and left it on his car—a not-at-all subtle message that it was time for him to leave. Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament has confirmed May 12 as the date for holding a parliamentary election, state TV reported on Monday.
For three years, jihadists made life in Iraq's Mosul impossible. Now, six months after their defeat, even their corpses are polluting everyone's existence as no one wants to move them. The rare few who dare to venture into Mosul's historic centre do so with their nose and mouth firmly covered with masks or scarves to keep out the stench. Show More Summary
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat from Illinois, slammed President Trump as a “five-deferment draft dodger” on the Senate floor Saturday.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), who lost both of her legs during an explosion in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Army, blasted President Trump as a “five-deferment draft dodger” during her remarks on the Senate floor, WTVR reports. Said Duckworth: [...]
The senator and Iraq War veteran lambasted "Cadet Bone Spurs" Trump in a fiery speech on the Senate floor Saturday.