War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

Sep 24, 2016

War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

War crimes investigators collecting evidence of the Islamic State group’s elaborate operation to kidnap thousands of women as sex slaves say they have a case to try IS leaders with crimes against humanity but cannot get the global backing to bring current detainees before ...

Sep 13, 2016

Furukawa lifts Japan past Iraq with late jumper

A clutch Takatoshi Furukawa corner jumper with just four seconds remaining capped off a big comeback and lifted Japan to a 67-65 win over Iraq in their second-round opener at the FIBA Asia Challenge in Tehran on Monday. Furukawa’s game winner, which was assisted ...

Sep 1, 2016

Seven Arabs convicted of belonging to al-Qaida go to gallows in Iraq

Iraq on Wednesday hanged seven men of various Arab nationalities who were convicted of belonging to the al-Qaida network, officials said. The seven were detained more than four years ago and found guilty of terrorist activities with the organization that later formed the backbone ...