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Iraq struggles to halt sectarian bloodbath

, Iraq's beleaguered government struggled to assert its battered authority, purging the police force and sending troops into a town reeling from a four-day...

Pence vows ‘overwhelming’ response to North Korea

The United States will counter any North Korean attack with an "overwhelming and effective" response, Vice President Mike Pence vowed Wednesday, as he stood...

British forces storm Iraq police station to save prisoners

, British forces have stormed the headquarters of a rogue Iraqi police unit, fearing that the officers were about to start killing up to...

Rocket kills Israeli woman, four Palestinians die in air raid

Agence France-Presse, An Israeli woman was killed in a rocket attack from Gaza late on Monday after Israel threatened to hit Hamas leaders and...

Iraq Takes Over Security in Second Province

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Iraq on Sept. 21 took control of security from Italian and Romanian troops in the largely Shiite southern province of Dhi Qar,...

Chad army and rebels prepare for border battle

, After days of fierce fighting, Chad's army and rebels hostile to President Idriss Deby Itno made preparations on opposite sides of the Sudanese...

US Congressional Investigator Details Problems with Iraq Reconstruction

Voice of America News, WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers are looking into problems that have plagued U.S.-led reconstruction programs in Iraq and seeking ways to improve...

Iraq PM warns Turkey as Ankara deploys troops

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday warned Turkey against provoking a confrontation while saying he does not want war, after Ankara deployed tanks...

US-led strikes claim another 51 civilian lives: coalition

An ongoing review of air and artillery strikes found another 51 civilians were killed by the US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria, pushing the...

Ring of Steel Encircles Iraqi Oil Platforms

Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service, Persian Gulf: There's a "ring of steel" around one of the most important economic targets in the world....