Story | Aug 22, 2014 | 8:45 AM
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Story | Aug 22, 2014 | 11:05 AMBAGHDAD Gunmen allegedly associated with a pro-government Shiite militia slaughtered more than 70 worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Diyala province Friday, heightening Iraq's sectarian divide in a volatile part of the country where government forces are battling militants from the Islamic State.
Story | Aug 22, 2014 | 7:40 AM
Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen opened fire on minority Sunni Muslims in a mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad is trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni Islamists whose rise has alarmed Western powers. A morgue official said...
Story | Aug 22, 2014 | 5:20 AM
President Barack Obama gave vent this week to an uncharacteristic show of emotion over the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by the militant jihadi group the Islamic State. He denounced the group as a "cancer" in the region and accused...
Story | Aug 21, 2014 | 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force. But he may have little choice. Iraq had only a fledgling air force when the United States withdrew in 2011. Washington...