Terror group faced little resistance from local forces, prompting re-evaluations across a region that had sensed it might be in retreat Islamic State fighters are celebrating their second major conquest in a week in Syria and … · 13 minutes ago
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BAGHDAD—While some of his Sunni kinsmen in Anbar province set about working with Shiite militias on a strategy to oust Islamic State, Emad al-Jumaili was making a very different kind of plan. The tribal elder was …
Wall Street Journal · 6 hours ago
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman's web only interview with Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi on his recent article "Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then Iraq War Was a Joke," which he wrote in response to Jeb Bush's … · 1 hour ago
Iraq War
DAMASCUS — The Islamic State group consolidated its control of the Iraq-Syria border Friday after capturing an Iraqi provincial capital and a famed Syrian heritage site in an offensive that has forced a review of US …
The Times of Israel · 1 hour ago
jihadist surge
U.S.-led forces conducted 15 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq since Thursday, concentrating on targets near Ramadi, the city that recently fell to the insurgents, the U.S. military said Friday. During the …
Voice of America · 20 minutes ago
Islamist rebels
Jeb Bush is trying to put out the fire over his bobbled answers on whether the United States was right to invade Iraq, but there’s a group of people fanning the flames: His brother’s top advisers. In TV appearances …
Politico · ByAlex Isenstadt · 7 hours ago
BAGHDAD – A tribal leader says Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, Ramadi. Sheikh Rafie al-Fahdawi said Friday …
FOX News · 46 minutes ago
Anbar province
Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of Iran who flies into …
The Wichita Eagle Kansas · 46 minutes ago
Islamic State
LONDON: A 38-year-old Indian-origin taxi driver was today sentenced to life for making a roadside bomb that killed a US soldier in Baghdad in 2007, making him the first person to be convicted in a British court for taking …
Times of India · 17 minutes ago
Andrea Mitchell talks with Sen. Dick Durbin about ISIS’ brutal advances in Iraq and Syria, and how the U.S. is responding in the fight. Durbin also discusses Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. ... more Duration: {{video.
MSNBC · 18 minutes ago
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