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  • Islamic State launch gunboat attack on river-side town

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters attacked a riverside town north of Baghdad on Monday with gunboats and a car bomb, killing 17 people and wounding 54, a security source said. The source said the attack on Dhuluiya, around 70 km (45 miles)...
  • Several Yemeni soldiers killed in al Qaeda attacks in south Yemen

    ADEN Yemen (Reuters) - Suspected al Qaeda militants carried out two separate suicide car bombings against military locations in the south Yemen province of Shabwa on Sunday, killing several Yemeni soldiers, local officials and medical sources said. Ansar...
  • Student Charged In Bristol School Bomb Threat

     Student Charged In Bristol School Bomb Threat
    BRISTOL — A Greene-Hills School student has been charged in connection with a bomb threat at the school Wednesday afternoon, police said. The incident was reported about 1:30 p.m. Mayor Kevin Cockayne said through his Facebook page that the...
  • Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army and Kurdish forces closed in on Islamic State fighters on Saturday in a push to break the Sunni militants' siege of the Shi'ite town of Amerli, army sources said. Two officers said Iraqi troops, militia and Kurdish...
  • Southwest Side man charged with making false bomb threat

    Southwest Side man charged with making false bomb threat
    A West Lawn man faces felony charges of making a false bomb threat and aggravated fleeing police after he blew through red lights in the Ashburn neighborhood and told officers who stopped him that he had a bomb, authorities said. Emad A. Karakrah, 49,...
  • U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue James Foley and other American hostages

    U.S. military tried, but failed to rescue James Foley and other American hostages
    United States military forces attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages during a secret mission into Syria earlier this summer. During the attempt, U.S. forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State militants only to discover...
  • U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops

    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country. Haider al-...
  • In Kurdish Irbil, first car bomb raises fear of onslaught by Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq A car bomb that exploded along a busy Irbil thoroughfare Saturday evening was the first attack on the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region since the Islamic State took control of much of adjacent Iraqi Arab territory in mid-June, and...
  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • Car bomb in Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills seven: police

    BAGHDAD 24 (Reuters) - A car bomb killed seven people on Sunday in a mostly Shi'ite area of Baghdad, police and medical sources said. Police said the car bomb exploded in a commercial area of the Shu'ala district in northwest Baghdad. (Writing by...
  • Bombs kill at least 35 across Iraq a day after mosque shooting

    Bombs kill at least 35 across Iraq a day after mosque shooting
    Bombings across Iraq killed at least 35 people in attacks that appeared to be revenge for an assault on a Sunni mosque that has deepened sectarian conflict. A bomb also exploded in the northern city of Arbil on Saturday, a rare attack unsettling the...