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3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery
A Montgomery County Detention Facility corrections officer has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an inmate.
7 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term in office and further exacerbating the country's political crisis.
8 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Nickolay Mladenov told the council by videoconference from Baghdad on Wednesday that it should also call on U.N. member states to bring to justice "the perpetrators, organizers and sponsors of these horrific terrorist acts, war crimes and crimes against humanity."
13 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the State Department's Brett McGurk and Defense Department's Elissa Slotkin said the administration was focused on improving U.S. intelligence, securing American personnel and property, guiding Iraq toward a new, more inclusive government and helping its forces strike back against the al-Qaida ... (more)
14 hrs ago | AlertNet
Residents stand among debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014.
18 hrs ago | NBC12
Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.
At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 were injured in a suicide car bomb at a police checkpoint in Baghdad.
At least 117 militants, including 111 alone in a western Iraqi province, were killed in series of clashes between security forces and Sunni militant groups as government tries to wrestle back rebel-held areas, security sources said.
Gunmen hold their weapons inside a hospital in al-Karma town, east of Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, July 13, 2014.
Thirty-six children in Syria and two in Iraq have been paralyzed by polio since October, and the risk of the virus spreading further in the Middle East remains high, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.
This Saturday, July 19, 2014, photo, shows an empty house of a Christian family with Arabic writing that reads, "Long live the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
Members of the Iraqi security forces take their positions during a patrol in the town of Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, July 16, 2014.
Civilians inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad's Allawi neighborhood on July 14. Bombs in parked cars killed civilians in commercial areas of Baghdad that day, as government forces and allied Sunni tribal fighters tried to dislodge militants from a small town north of the capital, officials said.
The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.
Looking out the window during final approach, you see the flaps extend and feel the landing gear drop down and lock into place.
Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control.
Officials say overnight attacks in two Iraqi cities have killed at least 16 people as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' blitz offensive.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:08 pm
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