/ Apr 3, 2017

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner visits Iraq, U.S. official says

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting Iraq with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said Sunday night. Details about the trip to the Middle East with Gen. Joseph Dunford were not released. A senior administration ...

IS holds terrified civilians as human shields in Syrian city

Mar 29, 2017

IS holds terrified civilians as human shields in Syrian city

Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State’s de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group’s last major urban stronghold. A belt of ...

Car bomb kills at least seven on busy street in Tikrit

Mar 16, 2017

Car bomb kills at least seven on busy street in Tikrit

A car bomb ripped through a busy street in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, police and a doctor said. The bombing hit Al-Ataba Street, which is home to medical clinics as well as shops, also wounding dozens ...