RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Levant

A collection of news and information related to Levant published by this site and its partners.

Top Levant Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Columbia family hopes daughter's legacy lives on through scholarship

    Columbia family hopes daughter's legacy lives on through scholarship
    Mary-Kathryn Abernathy never realized her dream of becoming a history teacher. The Columbia native was killed by a drunken driver while watching a drag race in the early morning hours of June 21, 2009, along westbound Interstate 70 near Security Boulevard in Woodlawn. She was 21.
  • What is ISIS, ISIL and the Islamic State?

    What is ISIS, ISIL and the Islamic State?
    The Islamic State, a Sunni militant group that spans across parts of Syria and into Iraq, is the organization behind the brutal execution of American journalist James Foley. Here is a closer look at the group, its roots and its characteristics.    Q....

    U.N. condemns Islamic State's 'horrific murder' of U.S. journalist

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic State, which he said has been terrorizing people across Syria and Iraq, the United Nations said. "The Secretary-...

    Iraqis, U.S. recapture Mosul Dam from Islamic State, Obama says

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi and Kurdish troops, backed by heavy U.S. air support, recaptured Iraq's largest dam Monday, the most significant victory over the Islamic State since the militants overran almost half of Iraq in mid-June. It remained to be seen...

    Iraq's Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new government

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure within Iraq and beyond on Thursday and stepped down as prime minister, paving the way for a new coalition that world and regional powers hope can quash a Sunni Islamist insurgency that threatens...