In attempt to ease pressure, Iraq announces end to U.S. ‘combat’ mission

In attempt to ease pressure, Iraq announces end to U.S. ‘combat’ mission

BAGHDAD — Iraq said Thursday that American troops have ended their combat mission here, in what observers described as political sleight of hand intended to ease pressure from Iranian-aligned groups… Read more
Syrian detention camp rocked by dozens of killings blamed on Islamic State women

Syrian detention camp rocked by dozens of killings blamed on Islamic State women

AL-HOL CAMP, Syria — The killings have taken on a creeping sense of inevitability, guards say. Nobody admits hearing the killings, nor does anyone know who they are. On a… Read more