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  • Night raid in Syria: The special-forces op that killed Islamic State's money man

    Night raid in Syria: The special-forces op that killed Islamic State's money man
    Under the night sky, a fleet of Black Hawk helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft carrying Army Delta Force commandos took off from Iraq and slipped across the border into eastern Syria, military and intelligence officials said. The goal: capture an...
  • Iraq sends troops to Ramadi, largely held by Islamic State

    Iraq has sent reinforcements to help its battered forces in Ramadi, a city now largely held by the Islamic State group after militants seized the main government compound the day before, a military spokesman said Saturday. The spokesman of the Joint...
  • Islamic State tightens grip on Ramadi; executions reported

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State group Saturday consolidated its control over Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest province, whose capture by the militants on Friday was the worst defeat for the Iraqi government since the fall of Mosul nearly a year ago....
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Nepal's army says all 8 bodies recovered near crashed US Marine helicopter The bodies of all eight people on board the U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said Saturday....
  • Iraq sends troops to Ramadi, largely held by Islamic State

     Iraq sends troops to Ramadi, largely held by Islamic State
    Iraq has sent reinforcements to help its battered forces in Ramadi, a city now largely held by the Islamic State group after militants seized the main government compound the day before, a military spokesman said Saturday. The spokesman of the Joint...
  • US military maintains its strategy against IS is working

    Despite major new setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against Islamic State militants insists that its strategy is working and that the militants' takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting gains...
  • Islamic State's advance raises new questions about US, Iraqi strategy

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State's capture Friday of the Iraqi provincial capital of Ramadi provides new evidence of the Iraqi army's weakness, the terrorist movement's resilience and the shortcomings of the Obama administration's strategy for defeating the...
  • Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

    Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi
    Islamic State militants seized the main government headquarters in Ramadi, raising their black flag over the compound and setting it ablaze hours after a series of suicide car bombings heralded the start of a major new offensive by the extremists on the...
  • US plays down IS militants' gains in Iraq

    Despite major new setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against Islamic State militants insisted Friday that its strategy is working and that the militants' takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting...
  • Latest war adds new generation of mental trauma in Iraq

    The group of women, members of Iraq's Yazidi religious minority, first did deep breathing as a relaxation technique. Then, as their children played in the center of the room, they talked about the traumas they had lived through when Islamic State...
  • Jeb Bush learned nothing from Iraq War debacle

    If there was one question Jeb Bush should have prepared for -- should have had down cold -- it was the one he blew in an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly on Monday. He blew it again on Tuesday and, amazingly, yet again on Wednesday. It wasn't a...