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  • State of fear: Survivors tell of life under IS rule

    Inside the Islamic State's realm, the paper testifying that you have "repented" from your heretical past must be carried at all times. Many people laminate it just to be safe. It can mean the difference between life and death. Bilal Abdullah learned that...
  • A short chronology of the Islamic State group

    April 18, 2010 — U.S. and Iraqi forces kill two top leaders of al-Qaida's branch in Iraq. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi becomes the terror group's new leader. March 2011 — Syrian conflict erupts following an uprising against President Bashar Assad...
  • UN: Islamic State destruction of heritage sites a war crime

    The U.N.'s cultural agency said Monday the destruction of antiquities and heritage sites in conflict zones by the Islamic State and other extremist groups could amount to war crimes. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee, meeting in Bonn, noted the Islamic...
  • Police arrest Kuwaiti national, others for mosque bombing

    Police have arrested a number of people, among them a Kuwaiti citizen, suspected of being behind a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque that killed 27 people, Kuwait's Interior Ministry said early Sunday. The announcement came just hours after thousands of...
  • Police dogs, Sanders and abortion delay: Letters

    Police dogs, Sanders and abortion delay: Letters
    Defending police dogs The incident described in the article "Orlando police dog mangled arm of 12-year-old burglary suspect" in Saturday's Sentinel demonstrates a lack of parental control and guidance. What is a 12-year-old boy doing out at 10:30 at...
  • What Obama gets right in the fight with Islamic State

    What Obama gets right in the fight with Islamic State
    President Obama insists that he has no plans to deploy U.S. combat forces in Iraq, even as he has promised to "degrade and eventually destroy" Islamic State. The White House sees no contradiction between these two commitments, but Americans are...
  • Officials: Man planned killings in US for Islamic State

    A 19-year-old man has been taken into custody after telling an undercover FBI employee that he wanted to support the Islamic State group by killing as many as 1,000 people in the United States, authorities said Monday. Justin Nojan Sullivan from the town...
  • US can't solve Iraq's problems

    US can't solve Iraq's problems
    During the past 10 or so years we, the U.S., have spent billions of dollars in weapons and untold amounts of manpower and energy equipping and training the Iraqi military to become militarily self sufficient. Now, we find them unable to fulfill this...
  • Australia attempts to verify terrorist's death in Iraq

    Reports that an Australian terrorist, notorious for holding up the severed heads of Syrian victims, has been killed fighting in Iraq have raised the potential for his young family to be repatriated from the Middle East, Australia's foreign minister said...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Gov. Haley's call to take down flag follows 15 years of GOP refusal to revisit the issue For 15 years, South Carolina lawmakers refused to revisit the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds, saying the law that took it off the dome was a bipartisan...
  • U.N.: More than 3 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State, fighting

    U.N.: More than 3 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State, fighting
    The number of people displaced within Iraq due to violence and fighting by the Islamic State group has exceeded 3 million, the United Nations said Tuesday, a grim milestone for the war-battered country. The International Organization for Migration, or...