Tag Archives: Iraq

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq & Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations. In a…

U.S., allies conduct 15 strikes in Iraq, seven in Syria – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies conducted 15 air strikes in Iraq & seven in Syria against Islamic State on Saturday, the coalition leading the operations said….

Anger in Baghdad over Turkish troops in Iraq

A mass demonstration was held in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as tensions escalated between Iraq & Turkey over the deployment of Turkish troops in northern Iraq since the beginning of…

Sophisticated IS recruitment methods lured Jordanian woman

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian woman who came close to joining the Islamic State group described a sophisticated 14-month recruitment process by the extremists that she said landed her…

Protesters Rally Against UK's Syria Airstrikes

More than 1,000 people have taken part in a rally in central London to protest against the Government's decision to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. Organisers of…

Iraq's top Shiite cleric speaks out against Turkish troops

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric has spoken out against the presence of Turkish troops in the country's north, at a military base near the Islamic State-held city of…

Finnish court holds twins in custody over Iraq massacre

A Finnish court on Friday remanded in custody Iraqi twin brothers suspected of killing 11 people in a massacre by the Islamic State group in Iraq in 2014. "The Tampere…

U.S. crude oil holds near 2009 lows as global glut persists

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. crude prices remained near 2009 lows in early Asian trading on Friday as oil output in the Middle East continued to rise despite…

World's first dengue fever vaccine cleared by Mexico

The world's first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico on Wednesday, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year & eventually perhaps millions around…

Mother who wanted her children to live under Sharia law guilty of abduction

A British-born mother-of-two tried to take her children to the capital of Islamic State territory to live under Sharia law, a court heard. The woman, 34, who cannot be named…