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  • Watertown Native Killed In Iraq

    Watertown Native Killed In Iraq
    Army Pfc. Gebrah P. Noonan, of Watertown was killed in Iraq this week, according to the Associated Press. His remains arrived at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Department of Defense announced the death of Noonan who was supporting...
  • In Iraq fight, both sides guilty of atrocities: U.N.

    In Iraq fight, both sides guilty of atrocities: U.N.
    Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict Monday. Iraq's human...
  • Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on...
  • Islamic State poses global threat, Iraqi minister says

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamic State has committed barbaric acts against civilians in Iraq, threatening the country's territorial integrity and posing a global threat, the Iraqi government's human rights minister said on Monday in an appeal for...
  • Disputed Kurdish oil tanker reappears off Texas coast, still full

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A tanker carrying disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil reappeared on satellite tracking on Monday near Texas, days after having gone silent with a $100 million cargo, but the latest vessel data showed it had not offloaded at sea....
  • Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August: U.N.

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August, the United Nations said on Monday, as sectarian violence raged in the center and north of the country. Another 1,370 Iraqis were wounded and 600,000 people forced to flee, the U.N....
  • Ukraine crisis may solve NATO's 'identity crisis'

    World leaders, diplomats and experts have often fretted about the future of NATO and whether the end of its mission in Afghanistan would also be the end of its relevance. But as 60 leaders, including President Obama, converge on Cardiff, Wales, this...
  • For Kentucky town that gave much, new worries over Iraq

    LONDON, Ky. On an unseasonably cool August day, Zola Hamlin pulled up to a small cemetery on the outskirts of town, saluted the headstone of her fallen grandson and offered a somber thought for the parents and grandparents of future soldiers who might get...
  • Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli
    Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated...
  • As Islamic State fighters begin to blend in, defeating them no easy matter

    BAQIRTA Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After their lightning takeover in June, flag-waving Islamic State militants paraded through the captured Iraqi city of Mosul in looted U.S.-built Humvees, armored cars and pickup trucks mounted with heavy machine guns....
  • U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose 'very serious threat' to U.S.: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in Iraq and Syria pose a "very serious threat" to the United States, a top Republican lawmaker said...