Tag Archives: Iraq

On Muslims, Democrats find an unlikely ally: George W Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism," Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W. Bush. President Barack Obama, under pressure to be…

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Iraq denies responsibility for abduction of Qatari hunters

KUWAIT (Reuters) – Iraq's foreign minister denied on Tuesday that his government had anything to do with the kidnapping of a group of Qatari hunters in the south of the…

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IS jihadists stole 'tens of thousands' of blank passports: report

Berlin (AFP) – The Islamic State group may have stolen "tens of thousands" of blank passports that it could use to smuggle its fighters into Europe as refugees, a German…

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Trump, Sanders say U.S. should not try to topple dictators

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidates Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump said separately on Sunday that the United States should not try to topple dictators such as…

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At least nine escape kidnappers in Iraq, cross into Kuwait: police, media

DOHA (Reuters) – At least nine people who were part of a hunting group kidnapped in southern Iraq managed to escape & have now crossed into Kuwait, police & media…

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The Latest: UN chief says Assad fate must not block solution

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest news on developments in the Syrian conflict. All times local: 9:10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it's unacceptable that a solution to the Syrian…

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'Unit 732', the French anti-IS volunteers in Iraq

Daquq (Iraq) (AFP) – The translator rushed towards the rudimentary trailer housing the French volunteers who came to Iraq to fight against the Islamic State jihadist group alongside Kurdish forces….

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British soldier who lost his leg in Iraq combats Islamophobia on Facebook

View gallery . Chris Herbert speaking at a reception to celebrate the endeavour challenges completed to date & outline future … Donald Trump’s call to ban all Muslims from traveling to…

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Europeans circulate Syrian, Iraqi passport watchlist: diplomats

BEIRUT (Reuters) – European countries have been circulating a watch list of missing Syrian & Iraqi passports they fear could be filled with false data & used by people to…

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US keeps wraps on new commando force for Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commando force that President Barack Obama is dispatching to Iraq to conduct clandestine raids against the Islamic State group does not fit neatly into a picture…

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