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Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Mughdeed talks to the men he commands to protect the Mosul dam, a critical piece of infrastructure that supplies water and electricity.
9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
Then Lt. Col. Darron Wright gives an interview to local Iraqi media in Baghdad on Feb. 11, 2010.
13 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
More than 1,700 people were killed in Iraq in July, the United Nations said Friday, making it one of the deadliest months of the year but marking a decline from the previous month, when Sunni militants swept across much of the country.
13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville
The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
Washington: The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated weapons it says Kurdish fighters need to push back Islamist militants threatening their region, Kurdish and United States officials said.
But the 36-minute film, "On the Path of the Prophets," does much more than that, analysts said, and shows that the Islamic State has a remarkably sophisticated understanding of messaging that makes it clear that the group is probably the most tactically and strategically adept terrorist organization the world has ever seen.
ISIS was first formed by Abu Musaab al Zarqawi in 2003. At the age of 23, Zarqawi went to Pakistan, only to find that the Soviet Union had already pulled out of Afghanistan.
Residents inspect the damage left by car bombs that killed 21 in the predominantly Shi'ite neighborhoods of Sadr City and al-Ameen on Thursday .
The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.
The oil tanker SCF Byrranga, which was renamed the United Kalavryta in March 2014 and is currently off the coast of Texas with a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, is seen off the Isle of Arran, Scotland in this handout photo taken February 21, 2014.
A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in the region.
A former Blackwater security guard says he decided to tell the truth about his role in the shooting of 32 Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad square because he wants to move on with his life, even though it might mean he probably will go to prison.
In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq.
The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said Tuesday, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:41 pm
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