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  • The Mosul Museum video from Islamic State could be a staged drama

    The Mosul Museum video from Islamic State could be a staged drama
    The Islamic State wants the global community to know that there's a new sheriff in town. So it wrecked a museum full of precious sculptures and on Thursday posted video of the vandalism on the Internet. At least, that's what their video wants you to...
  • Make deal with Iran -- and keep Plan B's in back pocket

    President Obama is clearly right — and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is wrong — about the Iran nuclear negotiations. But the broader and more consequential question of Iran's place in the world is much more complicated. As I've...
  • Getty Trust chief: Islamic State attack on Iraq museum 'heartbreaking'

    To the editor: The tragic destruction of antiquities at the museum in Mosul, Iraq, demands our outrage. As civilized people, we can't allow the destruction of the world's cultural heritage by a small group of fanatics. ("Islamic State says it destroyed...
  • From Iraq to New York, a busy week for Islamic State group

    Little known to the wider world 18 months ago, the Islamic State extremist group has muscled its way into the international spotlight by carving out a self-declared caliphate in the heart of the Mideast, beheading its opponents and foreign journalists,...
  • Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq's capital

    A series of attacks targeting public places and Shiite militia checkpoints in and north of Iraq's capital killed 37 people Saturday, authorities said. The first bombs exploded near the market in the town of Balad Ruz, 70 kilometers (45 miles) northeast...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day...
  • GOP contenders push for military action against ISIS

    The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East. As war-...
  • Islamic State says it destroyed ancient artifacts in Mosul, Iraq

    Islamic State says it destroyed ancient artifacts in Mosul, Iraq
    A video released Thursday appears to show Islamic State militants methodically destroying centuries-old artifacts in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which would be the group’s most brazen attack to date on antiquities regarded by the extremists as...
  • UNESCO condemns attack on Iraq museum shown in alleged Islamic State video

    UNESCO condemns attack on Iraq museum shown in alleged Islamic State video
    A shocking online video released Thursday, purportedly showing Islamic State forces destroying priceless antiquities in a museum in Iraq, has drawn condemnation from the head of UNESCO, the United Nations body that is mandated to oversee cultural heritage...
  • Translating trust in Iraq, one Arabic greeting at a time

    Translating trust in Iraq, one Arabic greeting at a time
    The United States has sent its most potent weapon to Iraq to battle Islamic State. She's a 5-foot-6-inch, 60-year-old grandmother. When I served as a military advisor to Iraqi security forces in 2011, Um Safa was our cavalry battalion's chief interpreter....
  • Islamic State fighters reported to have seized 220 Christians in Syria

    Islamic State fighters reported to have seized 220 Christians in Syria
    Islamic State fighters have taken some 220 Christians captive in northeastern Syria in the last three days, activists said Thursday. The militants began abducting Assyrian Christians on Monday, when they attacked a cluster of villages near the town of...