Tag Archives: Iraq


Floods paralyze Iraqi capital as heavy rain continues

BAGHDAD (AP) — After a night of intense rain storms, the joke being shared on social media Thursday assures Iraqis that they don't need to go far to catch a…


Egypt to attend Syria talks in Vienna on Friday

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will attend international talks on the Syrian conflict taking place in Vienna on Friday, the state news agency said. Russia had asked…


Turkey says Syrian transition guaranteeing Assad's departure needed

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday a transition was needed in Syria which guaranteed the departure of President Bashar al-Assad, adding there was no alter…

3 Palestinians killed, 4 Israelis wounded in latest violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — A wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence showed no signs of abating Sunday, as three Palestinians, including a 2-year-old & a 13-year-old, were killed by Israeli forces, & four…


The Latest: Turkey fears more refugees from Russian strikes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. ___ 3:35 p.m.


14-year-old Hawaiian cast as 'Moana' for Disney

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has found its latest princess: 14-year-old native Hawaiian Auli'i Cravalho (aw-LEE'-ee crah-VOHL'-oh). Cravalho was announced Wednesday as the star of Disney's upcoming animated adventure "Moana."…


NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria…


German finance minister seeks common EU asylum law quickly – paper

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble urged members of the European Union in a newspaper interview to quickly establish a usual European asylum law as the continent deals…