Iraq’s Central Criminal Court has issued death sentences to 16 Turkish women, a judiciary spokesman said. They were found guilty of joining Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and aiding terrorists in their attacks.
In December 2011, President Barack Obama pulled all remaining US troops from Iraq pursuant to an agreement signed by his predecessor. Yet a new phase of America's military stewardship of Iraq began in 2014 and may remain for years to come.
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld came to promote his solitaire app, but when Stephen Colbert craftily brought up the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Rumsfeld’s remarks left ‘The Late Show’ host and many others saying “Wow.”
Senator Ted Cruz on Tuesday presented the State Refugee Security Act of 2015, a bill empowering governors to “opt out” of refugee programs. But the press conference ended with a focus on Donald Trump’s plan for a total ban on Muslim immigration to the US.
Sir John Chilcot fears a legal onslaught from those who are sharply criticized in his Iraq War Inquiry report and is refusing to be pressured into setting a concrete deadline for its release, a source familiar with the inquiry says.
A former New Jersey resident was arrested and charged Monday for allegedly conspiring with others in the New York City area to provide material support to the Islamic State jihadist group, according to federal prosecutors.