- US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure Updated: Feb-09-16 2:54 pm
BAGHDAD - Iraq's Mosul Dam has long been branded the world's most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions of people. That prospect is even greater than was previously believed after the Islamic State group captured the dam briefly in 2014, according to a new report by U.S. Army engineers.
- Son of Iraqi Kurdish leader calls for aid to battle IS Updated: Feb-09-16 1:42 pm
SALAHUDDIN, Iraq - A senior Iraqi Kurdish leader on Tuesday called for international aid to help finance the war against the Islamic State group, saying it's a "miracle" that underpaid Kurdish forces are still on the front lines.
- Kerry stands by Saudis while urging diplomacy with Iran Updated: Jan-14-16 9:57 am
LONDON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday stood by ally Saudi Arabia in its widening rift with Iran over the execution of a Shiite cleric while urging the regional rivals to pursue a diplomatic solution.