Attacks Kill 37 People in and North of Iraq's Capital
Samarra and surrounding areas have been under constant attacks by the Islamic State group, which holds about a third of Iraq and neighboring Syria in its self-declared caliphate. Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants ...
Iraq bombs kill dozens in attacks north of Baghdad
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Attacks in Iraq Kill 37
Twin bombing targets marketplace in Iraq's east
Clashes between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Shia fighters took place in the suburbs of Samara, 95km north of Baghdad. At least 13 army soldiers and Shia fighters were killed and 42 have been injured. Samara and surrounding areas ...
US suspects accused of sending military supplies to terrorists in Syria, Iraq
(CNN) Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say. The Bosnian immigrants, including a husband and a wife, were arrested ...
US-led coalition launches air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S.-led coalition launched 11 air strikes in Iraq and nine in Syria since early Friday against Islamic State militants, the Combined Joint Task Force said. Four of the strikes in Syria hit Islamic State positions near the ...
US-Led Coalition Confirms 20 More Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq
Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday showing the destruction of priceless antiquities in northern Iraq. Running for more than five minutes, the video records men toppling statues in a museum and smashing them with sledgehammers, and ...
Kurdish Fighters Rout IS Militants From Town Near Iraq
Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region ...
Kurdish fighters rout ISIS militants from town near Iraq
Kurdish fighters rout Islamic State militants from town near Iraq
Kurdish fighters rout IS group militants from town near Iraq
From Iraq to New York, a Busy Week for Islamic State Group
The militants' once seemingly unstoppable push across Syria and Iraq has slowed to a crawl in recent months as the United States, its Arab allies and even rival Iran work to roll back the group and ultimately defeat it. Despite those efforts, the ...
San Jose Syrian Christian church prays for communities in Syria, Iraq
After 6000 Years, Time For A Renovation At Iraq's Citadel
A map of the northern Iraqi city of Erbil looks like a dart board: circles, radiating outward from a central core. The bull's-eye sits high on a hill, crowned by ancient walls. The Erbil Citadel has stood here for at least 6,000 years. It's one of the ...
Rubin: Jeb Bush, Iraq and the truth
The former Florida governor briefly admitted in his speech that "there were mistakes made, for sure" in the Iraq war. He limited those to his brother's use of intelligence on Saddam's nuclear weapons program that "everyone embraced," but turned out to ...
Video shows ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq
New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq. Men shove statues off pedestals, and use hammers and drills to destroy what's left. An unnamed militant offers the following explanation ...