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  • Jordan's overland trade paralyzed by Iraq, Syria border woes

    Jordan's overland trade has largely been paralyzed by recent border attacks from insurgents in neighboring Syria and Iraq — a spillover of regional turmoil threatening a close Western ally that has thus far succeeded in fending off Islamic...
  • UK trial: US soldier describes chaos after Iraq explosion

    A U.S. soldier has testified at a British court about the carnage after an explosion caused by an improvised bomb in Iraq in 2007. The soldier was testifying at the trial of a British man accused of making the bomb that killed a fellow U.S. soldier on...
  • Iraqi Shiite cleric threatens US over budget provision

    An influential Shiite cleric threatened Wednesday to attack U.S. interests in Iraq and abroad over a congressional provision to send arms directly to Sunni and Kurdish fighters. The proposed measure in the House Republicans' defense authorization bill...
  • Iraqi official blames media for Islamic State war failures

    Iraq's interior minister summoned dozens of journalists Wednesday to partially blame them for security force setbacks amid the war against the Islamic State group, laying bare the Baghdad's Shiite-led government sensitivity to criticism. The comments...
  • Saudi Arabia foils US Embassy attack, arrests 93 suspects

    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds where foreigners live. The list of targets...
  • Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar

    Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-...
  • Iraqi Kurds arrest alleged IS cell behind US mission attack

    Kurdish authorities announced Tuesday the arrest of an alleged Islamic State group cell that they said was responsible for the deadly bomb attack two weeks ago next to the U.S. consulate in northern Iraq. The statement said the five-member cell had...
  • UK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq

    A British man went on trial in London on Tuesday accused of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Prosecutors say Anis Abid Sardar, a 38-year-old British citizen, assembled bombs in Syria that were planted on the western...
  • Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets

    Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets
    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds where foreigners live. The list of targets...
  • Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 'a case nobody wants to see go to trial'

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 'a case nobody wants to see go to trial'
    Every year since America's current overseas wars began 14 years ago, hundreds of Army soldiers have abandoned their units — almost 6,000 since 2001. More than 5,000 have been convicted of desertion or being absent without leave, and most were thrown...
  • GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention...