Iraqis storm parliament, demanding political reform

May 1, 2016

Iraqis storm parliament, demanding political reform

Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months. Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been holding demonstrations ...

Islamic State fighters come from 70 countries, analysis shows

Apr 20, 2016

Islamic State fighters come from 70 countries, analysis shows

Fighters from more than 70 nations have joined the ruthless Islamic State group, researchers said after examining thousands of records. The treasure trove came from an IS defector who handed over 11,000 personnel files to the U.S. television network NBC, although more than half ...