Jul 19, 2015

Czech Foreign Ministry says five nationals are missing in Lebanon

Five Czechs and their Lebanese driver are missing in Lebanon, a spokeswoman for the Czech Foreign Ministry said Saturday. Lebanese media and a security source had reported earlier Saturday that five Czech nationals were missing after their abandoned vehicle was found near Kefraya in ...

Anger in Iraq after marketplace suicide attack toll jumps to 115

Jul 18, 2015

Anger in Iraq after marketplace suicide attack toll jumps to 115

An attack by the Islamic State group on a crowded marketplace in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province has killed 115 people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest single attacks in the country in the past decade. The mostly-Shiite victims were gathered to ...

Jul 18, 2015

Islamic State suicide car bomb kills over 100 in Iraq

More than 100 people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in an Iraqi town on Friday, one of the deadliest attacks carried out by Islamic State militants since they overran large parts of the country. The blast brought down ...

Iraq launches massive operation to rout Islamic State fighters from Anbar

Jul 14, 2015

Iraq launches massive operation to rout Islamic State fighters from Anbar

The Iraqi government began a long-awaited, large-scale military operation Monday to dislodge Islamic State militants from the country’s sprawling western Anbar province, a military spokesman announced. The spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, said in a televised statement that the ...