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  • Iraq mission finds support in Europe, where fear of Islamic State already high

    BERLIN Two months after the Islamic State laid claim to much of Iraq, European nations are reacting, driven in part by the fact that there are already thousands of European boots on the ground in this conflict fighting on the Islamic State side. France...
  • Outgunned and untested for years, Kurdish peshmerga struggle

    DOHUK Iraq (Reuters) - The Kurdish peshmerga fighter ran out of ammunition but saved two bullets to end his own life in case Islamic State militants caught up with him as he fled the front line in northwest Iraq. After a two-month stand-off along a 1,...
  • Maliki refuses to go as Iraqis turn to new leader

    Nuri al-Maliki stuck to his guns and refused to accept his removal as Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday, but his hold on power was tenuous as Iran's supreme leader, a long-time Maliki ally, publicly backed his replacement. Taking to state television as...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama repeating past mistakes in Iraq

    Despite its military supremacy, the U.S. under the command of President Barack Obama is at risk of having an upstart group of Islamic terrorists take over Iraq -- all because politically straitjacketed American military might has struggled against...
  • Iraq militants pull back from two towns after Kurdish counterattack

    Iraq militants pull back from two towns after Kurdish counterattack
    The town was largely abandoned, except for laid-back groups of Kurdish troops, and there was little sign of combat — a few burned-out storefronts, scattered cartridges on the streets, the bullet-riddled body of an Islamic militant drawing flies next...
  • Pentagon says U.S. airstrikes won't break Islamic State's ability to wage war

    WASHINGTON The United States' senior military officer in charge of operations said Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have not affected the overall military effectiveness of the Islamic State and aren't likely to, as long as protecting American lives and...
  • U.S. strikes have slowed, not weakened Iraq militants: Pentagon

    A series of U.S. airstrikes since last week has slowed the operational tempo of the Islamic State, the militant group that has seized large parts of northern Iraq, but is unlikely to substantially weaken the group, the Pentagon said on Monday. "We...
  • Moderate rebels face worsening situation in Aleppo

    REYHANLI, Turkey Moderate rebel forces are warning that they are in danger of losing their last foothold in Aleppo, once Syria's commercial center, and that government troops are pressing an offensive that is just three miles from completely cutting rebel...
  • Rabbi, pastor organize Boca pro-Israel rally

    Despite 96-degree heat, a crowd of about 300 Jews and Christians turned out for a pro-Israel rally on Thursday afternoon Aug. 7 in Boca Raton at the corner of Glades Road and St. Andrews Boulevard, outside of Town Center. The rally was organized by Rabbi...
  • Iraqis who aided US military seek to resettle here amid new violence

    ATLANTA Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq. He fled to the U.S. with a special visa in 2010 and has steadily helped his five sons legally immigrate here...
  • Clinton takes a step away from Obama on ISIS; will Democrats follow?

    When President Obama announced airstrikes this week in Iraq to address the humanitarian crisis and contain the alarming expansion of the Islamic State across Iraq, his reluctance was visible as he repeatedly said he would not send ground troops in Iraq....