Battle For Mosul News
The Latest: Pentagon not blaming Iraqi government for Kirkuk
The Latest: Pentagon declining to blame Iraqi government for violence in Kirkuk, urges Baghdad and Kurds to negotiate
Iraq says it has retaken one of IS group's last strongholds
Iraq's prime minister says the Islamic State group has been driven from one of its last strongholds, the town of Hawija.
IS latches on to global attacks as it fights for survival
IS latches onto global attacks it can tout as its own while it fights for survival in its Mideast base
Mosul's children return to school after ISIS defeat: 'We are not giving up on learning'
Three years ago when Rauiya Saed was in the third grade, ISIS militants took over her neighborhood in West Mosul and closed the school. But at home, the Iraqi girl kept on reading and writing. In her diary, she wrote about life under ISIS -- about other children who were starving while living under
Iraqi Kurds prepare for independence referendum that could impact fight against ISIS
Over 5 million Iraqi Kurds are preparing to hold an independence referendum that could have significant consequences for the fight against ISIS . The referendum, scheduled for Sept. 25, will determine if Iraq's Kurdistan region in the north will break away from the Iraqi government . The U.S. fears
George Clooney has taken in a Yazidi refugee; didn't talk about kids until marriage
George Clooney has been in the spotlight for decades, and yet, in a new interview with the Hollywood Reporter , the actor gave details about his life that even his biggest fans might not have known. In a wide-ranging chat, the actor, 56, opened up about his three-year marriage to his attorney wife,
Barcelona terror attack follows deadly pattern of vehicular violence
An attacker killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in Barcelona on Thursday using what has become a hallmark of recent terror attacks: a vehicle. Local police say a rented van jumped the curb and plowed into pedestrians in the city’s famous Las Ramblas tourist area, and two people, one
9 starving animals rescued from abandoned zoo in war-torn Aleppo, more remain
Nine animals on the brink of starvation have been rescued from an abandoned zoo in war-torn Aleppo, Syria. But more animals remain trapped. Animal welfare charity Four Paws International said it launched the high-risk operation last Friday and coordinated with security experts to evacuate three
American fighting ISIS with Syrian Democratic Forces says he's on a mission for 'justice'
"Christian," as he calls himself, with his California accent, closely cropped blond hair, and tattoos that run across his face and neck, certainly stands out from the crowd in ISIS -controlled Syria. He grew up in an orphanage in Sonoma, California, and received his military training in the French
'He'll go to heaven,' says 5-year-old girl whose father was killed by ISIS
Five-year-old Neda Al Mazen lost her father, an Arab volunteer fighting ISIS in her native Syria, to the terrorist group. But the young girl consoles herself with plans to fight against ISIS. “My daddy died and I hold my head up high. I grieve for him, but he’ll go to heaven and I, too, will pick