- The Latest: Victim of Colorado clinic shooting was Iraq vet Updated: Nov-29-15 7:16 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado (all times local):
- Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar Updated: Nov-29-15 3:15 pm
IRBIL, Iraq - Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.
- AP Interview: Iraqi envoy: Paris attack marks new global war Updated: Nov-29-15 11:23 am
PARIS - The wave of suicide bombers and gunmen who terrorized Paris marked a new stage in the war against extremism that will leave no country in the world untouched, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.
- Thousands of Syrian refugee children left in legal limbo Updated: Nov-29-15 7:11 am
ZAWERGOSK, Iraq - Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo.
- Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS Updated: Nov-27-15 12:58 am
MOSCOW - The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.
- Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven Updated: Nov-26-15 1:59 pm
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged skeptical lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.
- Under Iraqi town, IS militants built network of tunnels Updated: Nov-25-15 1:41 am
IRBIL, Iraq - Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Quran stashed on shelves.
- Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State Updated: Nov-24-15 8:53 pm
WASHINGTON - In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president.
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- Memorial service in Oklahoma for soldier killed in IS fight Updated: Nov-24-15 7:36 pm
MULDROW, Oklahoma - The first American soldier to die in combat against the Islamic State group in Iraq was remembered Tuesday during a memorial service as a man who was passionate about his wife, children, church and making others happy.
- The Latest: France says it has struck IS center in Iraq Updated: Nov-24-15 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest on President Barack Obama's meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the White House on the fight against the Islamic State group:
- Australia leader talks down prospect of US-led army in Syria Updated: Nov-24-15 5:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia - There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq and Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said Tuesday.
- White House asks allies to step up in IS campaign Updated: Nov-23-15 7:22 pm
WASHINGTON - The White House urged allies on Monday to do more in the campaign against the Islamic State, while President Barack Obama faced pressure in return to show the U.S.-led coalition will intensify efforts in response to the Paris attacks, even without a major shift in strategy.
- Cameron pledges to outline strategy against IS this week Updated: Nov-23-15 1:43 pm
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron will begin to lay out his case this week for the Royal Air Force to start hitting Islamic State targets in Syria, something he has been eager to do but feared being blocked by Parliament.
- Iraq suspends flights to north due to Russian air campaign Updated: Nov-23-15 4:04 am
BAGHDAD - Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority has suspended flights to the northern Kurdish self-ruled region for two days starting Monday due to Russia's air campaign in neighboring Syria, a statement said.
- Analysis: Mideast chaos, violence won't end with IS defeat Updated: Nov-23-15 3:11 am
WASHINGTON - The chaos and violence gripping the Middle East are not likely to evaporate even if the forces arrayed against the Islamic State group manage to crush the brutal army and its drive to establish an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria and beyond.
- Syrian soccer player-turned-refugee in Iraq mulls options Updated: Nov-23-15 2:16 am
IRBIL, Iraq - For a while, it seemed Nosheen Hanaan's dream was coming true: The budding star qualified to be goalie on Syria's national soccer team at the age of 18 after earning a reputation for his fierce blocking on al-Hurriya, a league team from the northern city of Aleppo.
- Obama: intel on Islamic State and Iraq must not be shaded Updated: Nov-22-15 3:14 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - President Barack Obama says he has repeatedly made clear to intelligence officials that they should never shade their assessments to produce a "feel good story."
- IS claims Baghdad mosque attack that killed 10 Updated: Nov-21-15 9:41 am
BAGHDAD - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad following Friday prayers that Iraqi officials say killed 10 people.
- Turkish jets hit PKK targets in northern Iraq Updated: Nov-21-15 7:59 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's military says fighter jets have bombed suspected Kurdish rebel targets in a new cross-border offensive in northern Iraq.
- Pentagon pressing allies for more help against Islamic State Updated: Nov-21-15 5:02 am
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is pressing European and Arab allies to provide more troops and support for the war against the Islamic State group, hoping that the horror of the Paris attacks - and the fear more are coming - will compel them to get more deeply involved.
- UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State Updated: Nov-20-15 11:05 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a French-sponsored resolution Friday calling on all nations to redouble and coordinate action to prevent further attacks by Islamic State terrorists and other extremist groups.
- Officials: US Army soldier from South Carolina dies in Iraq Updated: Nov-20-15 10:23 pm
FORT DRUM, New York - The U.S. Army says a soldier from South Carolina has died during a non-combat incident at a military facility in Iraq.
- US military probe concludes civilian deaths in Iraq strike Updated: Nov-20-15 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON - A U.S. air attack on an Islamic State checkpoint in Iraq in March probably killed four civilians, possibly including a child, according to findings released Friday from a U.S. military investigation.
- Airstrikes hurt, but don't halt, IS oil smuggling operations Updated: Nov-20-15 2:09 pm
BEIRUT - The United States and Russia are going after the Islamic State group's oil industry, destroying refineries and hundreds of tanker trucks transporting oil from eastern Syria in a heavy bombardment in recent days aiming to break the extremists' biggest source of income.