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  • A look at the Islamic State group's reach into North Africa

    The mass beheadings of Egyptian Christians by militants in Libya linked to the Islamic State group have thrown a spotlight on the threat the extremists pose beyond their heartland in Syria and Iraq, where they have established a self-declared proto-state....
  • Jeb Bush on foreign policy: Mistakes made in Iraq; I am my own man

    WASHINGTON Jeb Bush declared Wednesday he's his own man, taking on one of his biggest hurdles if he decides to seek the presidency his familial ties. Speaking before the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the likely Republican presidential candidate laid...
  • Islamic State might be harvesting organs, Iraq envoy to U.N. says

    Islamic State might be harvesting organs, Iraq envoy to U.N. says
    Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations asked the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic State group is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations. Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim told reporters that in the...
  • Wishy-washy warfare: Their Take

     Wishy-washy warfare: Their Take
    Wishy-washy warfare It was one of the more embarrassing moments in an embarrassing year — decade? — for Congress. As Islamic State rampaged through Syria and Iraq over the summer, Congress stayed on vacation rather than debate and vote on...
  • UN Security Council to meet Wednesday on Libyan crisis

    The U.N. Security Council prepared to meet in emergency session on Libya on Wednesday, as permanent council members expressed initial support for a resolution on a response to the country's crisis. Egypt is pressing the council to take action after the...
  • Iraq envoy to UN: Islamic State might be harvesting organs

    Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations asked the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic State group is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations. Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim told reporters that in the...
  • The uses, and abuses, of history in the Middle East conflict

    PARIS -- Egypt has just joined the war against the Islamic State in the Levant (also known as ISIL or, in Arabic, Daesh). Its air force has attacked the jihadist army in retribution for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts held in Libya, whom they...
  • Turkey's border with Syria

    This is in response to “In Turkey, a bloody artery; Escape to Syria of Charlie Hebdo suspect shows country’s role as jihadi highway” (News, Jan. 29). The Turkish Consulate and community strongly reject the baseless accusations...
  • Report: Iranian fighter killed in clashes with IS in Iraq

    An Iranian news agency is reporting the death of an Iranian fighter during a battle with the Islamic State group in Iraq. Tuesday's report by the semi-official Fars agency identifies the fighter as Mohammad Hadi Zolfaghari. It says he died fighting...
  • Report: Shiite militias escalate abuse of Sunnis in Iraq

    An international rights group said Shiite militias allied with Iraqi security forces have escalated a campaign of abuse against Sunni residents in recent months, as gunmen assassinated a prominent Sunni tribal leader during an ambush in a Shiite...
  • Today in History

    Today is Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2015. There are 317 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, 1865, during the Civil War, Columbia, South Carolina, burned as the Confederates evacuated and Union forces moved...