From his opening story about the vast shipments of cash to Iraq in the early days of the U.S. invasion to his final chapter on the U.S. government’s attacks on Diane Rourk and the four NSA whistleblowers, James Risen paints a brilliant...Show More Summary
A new bipartisan bill aims to sharpen the United States’ response to looting in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other countries impacted by war, political instability, or natural disaster, The Art Newspaper reported. New York Democratic...Show More Summary
Listening to Martin Dempsey speak over the past months, one might conclude that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is uncomfortable waging war in Iraq under the White House banner of 'No Boots on the Ground.' Time and again this fall, Dempsey has said U.S. Show More Summary
Women and children dead in coalition action in Anbar, shortly after alleged ISIL killings of Sunni Arab tribe members.
The United States welcomes an agreement between Iraq's central government in Baghdad and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, U.
The report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team established pursuant to resolution 1526 (2004) on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and the Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, which...Show More Summary
We're three months into our newest war, the one against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and nobody's happy with how it's going.
Columbia Prof. Rashid Khalidi is dead-on with his assertion that we're the biggest enablers to Israel's illegal occupation...!
Here's the most sobering statistic you'll see today: American-Indian and Alaskan Native children experience PTSD at the same rate at veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to a new report from a Department of Justice...Show More Summary
Women belonging to Iraq's Yazidi minority, who follow a religion that is neither Christian nor Muslim, have borne much of the worst of the horrors to which Islamic State terrorists subject so-called "infidels." Turned into sex slaves...Show More Summary
Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaeda branch on Friday denounced the Islamic State group for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria and Iraq and for aggressively seeking to expand its area of influence. The al-Qaeda Yemeni...Show More Summary
Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni, the top ISIS leader in the terror group's Iraq stronghold of Mosul, has reportedly been killed by an airstrike, local sources said on Thursday.
- Iraq announced a partnership with Turkey to fight against the Islamic State, as well as coordinate attacks - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is considering a presidential pardon for the three Al-Jazeera journalists - Officials...Show More Summary
Outgoing Foreign Secretary William Hague admitted this week that in the 1980s British companies sold precursor chemicals to the Syrian government that Damascus used to manufacture lethal sarin. But even as late as 2012, British firms...Show More Summary
For the first time since the Islamic State seized most of the Nineveh province in northern Iraq over the summer, a Christian mass was successfully held at a church in a small Iraqi village nearly 20 miles north of the ISIS stronghold of Mosul this past Sunday, Iraqi News reports indicate.
A propaganda film released by the Islamic State shows three jihadi fighters calling on Muslims in France to carry out terrorist attacks there or join the jihadist group's efforts in Iraq and Syria. The seven-minute video was released by Al Hayat Media Center, an affiliate of the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS and ISIL). Show More Summary
When the Iraq War was a live issue in American politics, some of the supporters of the war made the following strange argument: Saddam Hussein was a bloodthirsty dictator; he had jails where opponents of the regime were tortured and killed. Show More Summary
Ahmet Davutoglu's visit to region that shares border with Turkey will address energy and security issues.