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  • Suicide bombing, clashes with IS militants kill 23 Iraqi troops, allied fighters in west

    A suicide blast targeting Iraqi security forces and subsequent clashes with Islamic State extremists on Tuesday killed at least 23 troops and pro-government Sunni fighters in the country's embattled western province of Anbar, officials said. The day's...
  • Amid war against Islamic State, Iraqi Shiite militias seek to keep Sunnis out of their towns

    Sunni residents of this tiny village north of Baghdad are all gone. Their homes now have Shiite graffiti scrawled on the walls. Shiite banners, many emblazoned with images of revered saints, are hoisted on the roofs. The only people here now are Shiite...
  • Investigators: Shooter at VA hospital was ex-employee

    An Army veteran who fatally shot a psychologist at a West Texas veterans' hospital before killing himself was a former clerk at the clinic and had threatened the doctor in 2013, the FBI said Wednesday. The FBI identified the gunman in Tuesday's shooting...
  • Suspects in Paris terror attack reportedly returned from Syria last summer

    BERLIN The terror attack Wednesday that killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper known for running cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad wasn't a total surprise. Europe, France and even the newspaper have been preparing for such an attack...
  • One suspect seized in Paris terror attack; assailants reportedly tied to Syria fighting

    BERLIN The terror attack Wednesday that killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper known for running cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad wasn't a total surprise. Europe, France and even the newspaper have been preparing for such an attack...
  • Hunt for 2 suspects in French shooting that killed 12; 1 surrenders to police

    One man sought in the deadly shooting at a French satirical paper has turned himself in, and police hunted Thursday for two heavily armed men with possible links to al-Qaida in the military-style, methodical killing of 12 people at the office of a...
  • Iraqi Kurd force feels optimistic in battle with Islamic State

    Iraqi Kurd force feels optimistic in battle with Islamic State
    As she surveyed the view from the slopes of this strategic peak near the Syrian border last week, a young Kurdish fighter was optimistic. Beyond the grazing sheep and tents of those displaced from the city of Sinjar below, she could see the road leading...
  • Veteran uses military skills in limo business

    Veteran uses military skills in limo business
    Zachary Morgan started Elevation Limousines after attending a workshop last year by Edge4Vets, a Fordham University program that helps veterans transfer their military skills to civilian jobs. When stationed in Iraq, Army Sgt. Zachary Morgan found...
  • Suspicions grow of Yemen link to Paris gunmen

    IRBIL, Iraq As French police and security forces scoured the country for the two brothers suspected of massacring 12 people at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, intelligence officials in Europe and the United States were conducting a search of...
  • Our mistake: Thinking that all countries should be structured like U.S.

    Our mistake: Thinking that all countries should be structured like U.S.
    The United States has the most potent military in terms of firepower and operational capacity in history. Our military overthrew Saddam Hussein and crushed the Taliban in a matter of weeks. Our forces can direct a rocket from Nevada through a window in...
  • French police detain 9 in hunt for 2 brothers in Paris newspaper attack; widen terror alert

    Police SWAT teams backed by helicopters tracked two heavily armed brothers with al-Qaida sympathies suspected in the newsroom massacre of a satirical French weekly that spoofed Islam, homing in Thursday on a region north of Paris as the nation mourned the...