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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The big question, 5 years after the oil spill: How is the Gulf? Scientists, BP differ Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them:...
  • Bombing is 1st attack on US in Iraq since Islamic State took Mosul

    IRBIL, Iraq A suicide bomber struck the U.S. consulate building in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Friday afternoon. Kurdish authorities said that at least three people were killed a Kurdish security official at the scene said the dead were the three...
  • Iraqi security forces report killing long-sought Saddam Hussein aide

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi security forces on Friday killed Izzat Ibrahim al Douri, the highest-ranking member of the late Saddam Hussein's regime to escape the U.S.-led invasion and occupation, Iraqi officials said. A photo supposedly taken of the dead man by...
  • Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs largely not prosecuted

    Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs largely not prosecuted
    As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home...
  • Dempsey: US focusing airstrikes to protect Beiji refinery

    Losing the capital of Iraq's western Anbar province to advancing Islamic State forces would be a tragic but not crippling blow to Iraq's counteroffensive, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday. A more vital battleground is to the north at Beiji,...
  • Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs go unprosecuted

    As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home...
  • Thousands flee as IS group advances on Iraq's Ramadi

    More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi with little more than the clothes on their backs, officials said Thursday, as the Islamic State group closed in on the capital of western Anbar province, clashing with Iraqi troops and turning it...
  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism

    Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the...
  • Al-Qaida taking advantage of Yemen turmoil, US defense chiefs say

    WASHINGTON The top U.S. defense officials acknowledged Thursday that al-Qaida militants in Yemen who threaten the United States are taking advantage of turmoil there exacerbated by Saudi-led airstrikes that Washington supports. At a Pentagon news...
  • Islamic State proves resilient, presses attack in Iraq's Ramadi, Baiji

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq deployed elite troops to the besieged provincial capital of Ramadi on Thursday in hopes of stemming an Islamic State offensive but the city remained surrounded, with Islamic State forces in control of many, if not most, districts,...
  • Thousands of families flee as Islamic State advances on Iraq's Ramadi

    Thousands of families flee as Islamic State advances on Iraq's Ramadi
    More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi with little more than the clothes on their backs, officials said Thursday, as the Islamic State group closed in on the capital of western Anbar province, clashing with Iraqi troops and turning it...