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  • Obama pledges more humanitarian aid to visiting Iraqi premier

    President Obama announced $200 million in additional humanitarian aid to Iraq on Tuesday but was noncommittal on the request from visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi for more sophisticated weapons to fight Islamic State militants. Obama said...
  • Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against IS

    President Barack Obama brought Iraq's prime minister to the White House Tuesday to pledge U.S. support for his effort to run Islamic State militants out of its country, while making it clear that ultimately Baghdad must be in charge of its own destiny....
  • President Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against Islamic State

    President Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against Islamic State
    President Barack Obama brought Iraq's prime minister to the White House Tuesday to pledge U.S. support for his effort to run Islamic State militants out of its country, while making it clear that ultimately Baghdad must be in charge of its own destiny....
  • Judge denies request to postpone Blackwater sentencing

    A federal judge on Friday rejected a last-minute request to delay the sentencing hearing for four former Blackwater guards convicted in the 2007 fatal shooting of Iraqi civilians. The order from U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth means the sentencing...
  • Officials: 2 bombings kill 11 people in Iraq

    Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have targeted public places in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, killing 11 people. Police officials say a suicide bomber set off his explosives vest at noon on Friday inside a small restaurant in the town of...
  • Attacks kill 28 civilians in and around Baghdad

    A wave of attacks in and around Baghdad on Tuesday killed at least 28 people as Iraqi security forces repelled an attack by the extremist Islamic State group on the country's largest oil refinery, officials said. The attacks came as Iraqi Prime...
  • Highlights: Military weapons delivered to Iraq, planned aid

    Highlights of military assistance delivered to Iraq as of December 2014: —300 mine-resistant vehicles —12,000 sets of body armor, Kevlar helmets, individual first aid kits —21,000 M16A2 rifles —More than 2,000 Hellfire missiles...
  • Wisconsin man charged with trying to join Islamic State group

    MILWAUKEE A Madison, Wis., man has been charged with trying to travel to Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State terrorist group. Joshua Ray Van Haften, 34, was charged in federal court with attempting to provide material support and resources "namely...
  • Ex-guards sentenced for Iraq shootings plan appeal

    Defense lawyers are vowing to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq. Attorneys have identified several...
  • Iraqi premier to seek U.S. help in war against Islamic State

    Iraqi premier to seek U.S. help in war against Islamic State
    When Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi sits down in the Oval Office on Tuesday, he is expected to ask President Obama to boost U.S. military assistance to help his beleaguered government push Islamic State militants out of Iraq. But Obama will be...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Clinton's campaign opens with 'conversations' with Iowans, small-dollar fundraising The big rallies and massive fundraising blitzes can wait for now. Fresh from a two-day road trip, Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her 2016 campaign debut in Iowa at a...