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US warplanes drop 40 tons of bombs on ISIS-infested island in Iraq

US warplanes dropped more than 40 tons of bombs on a ISIS-infested island in Iraq on Tuesday, authorities said. The operation, which targeted the Qanus Island in the Tigris River, was carried out by t...

US warplanes drop 40 tons of bombs on ISIS-infested island in Iraq

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US bombs ISIS-'infested island' in Iraq, new video shows U.S. jets bombed an ISIS-“infested island” in northern Iraq Tuesday, according to new video and a statement from the U.S.-led coalition battling the terrorist group....
21:00 2019-09-10

One dead, at least 24 wounded as bombs hit buses in Iraq's Kirkuk One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said....
22:26 2019-06-27

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
15:52 2019-05-28

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike caused an A-10C Thunderbolt II to accidentally relea...
22:13 2019-07-04

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq....
05:52 2019-08-22

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and control of the Iraqi armed forces...
21:52 2019-06-18

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according to the American leader....
09:26 2019-05-27

US warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day US warplanes for the second day in a row encountered Russian bombers and jet fighters off the coast of Alaska and intercepted them, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Wednesday. Two US F-22 jets intercepted two Russian Tu-95 bombers Tuesday after they were detected by a...
23:00 2019-05-22

Chinese, Russian Warplanes Test U.S. Patience in Skies Chinese and Russian warplanes have increasingly nosed around and even into South Korea’s airspace, conducting close patrols that allow Beijing and Moscow to test the air defenses of the U.S. and its allies in the region....
14:13 2019-08-16

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
13:39 2019-06-14

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
04:52 2019-05-23

| New fires rage in Amazon as Brazil warplanes battle flames Hundreds of new fires have flared up in the Amazon in Brazil, data showed Monday, even as military aircraft dumped water over hard-hit areas and G7 nations pledged to help combat the blazes....
08:52 2019-08-27

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
06:39 2019-06-14

Brazilian warplanes dump water on Amazon fires as outcry mounts G7 leaders stepped up pressure on president Jair Bolsonaro to tackle destruction of precious rainforestBrazilian warplanes have begun dumping water on burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to an outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest.President Ja...
10:13 2019-08-26

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
11:39 2019-07-23

China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale China on Wednesday blasted a planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction US firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets....
22:13 2019-08-21

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest, according to a government video....
23:00 2019-08-25

Texans drop pursuit of Caserio, Patriots drop complaint HOUSTON (AP) — The Texans have dropped their pursuit of Patriots executive Nick Caserio for their vacant general manager’s job, and New England has withdrawn the grievance it filed against Houston. Texans owner Cal McNair released a statement Friday saying the Texans would no longer seek inter...
01:13 2019-06-15

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth celebrating as well....
17:00 2019-06-18

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's Law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
14:26 2019-07-03

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, one of the real estate companies Kushner partially...
16:39 2019-06-10

Israel bombs Hezbollah base in Lebanon Israeli drones bombed a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon early Monday amid rising tensions between the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement in Lebanon and the Jewish state. The strike came a day after an alleged Israeli drone hit a stronghold of the militant group in southern Beirut while another crash...
08:00 2019-08-27

Unexploded World War II bombs may still be buried at Pompeii Mt. Vesuvius erupted in March 1944. (credit: American B-25 Mitchell Bombers Flying Past Vesuvius, March 17–21, 1944, Unknown photographer. Gelatin silver print, 4 7/16 x 5 13/16 in (11.3 x 14.7 cm). Archive of Raymond D. Yusi, Army Corps of Engineers) Every now and again, real-life archaeology sou...
17:26 2019-07-08

Man who sent pipe bombs to Democrats is sentenced to 20 years Cesar Sayoc, who plead guilty to sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release....
02:00 2019-08-06

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
06:13 2019-08-14

WFP: N. Korea received 2,188 tons of food aid in July North Korea received a total of 2,188 tons of food aid in July, while food insecurity in the impoverished state is expected to worsen in the second half of this year, a report showed Friday....
12:39 2019-08-30

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-07

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
23:52 2019-06-18

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. Offici...
23:52 2019-06-18

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a spike in emissions of a globally banned chemical ...
03:26 2019-05-23

The 9/11 Tribute Lights Are Killing Tons of Birds For a few days every September, New York City turns on two beams of light to mark the anniversary of 9/11. As a lifelong New Yorker, I think the lights are kind of nice. And yet, they are accessories to bird murder....
10:26 2019-09-10

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the proposal, which it claimed would eradicate tens of ...
02:13 2019-07-09

Tons of sources now say that iPhone 11 preorders are crushing it An insider familiar with Apple’s supply chain said in a note to clients earlier this week that iPhone 11 preorders were off to a good start, just as we noted that most iPhone 11 Pro versions were sold out, as were several of the new iPhone 11 color options. It took Apple less than three days t...
21:39 2019-09-17

Ford's electric truck prototype can tow 500 tons Ford is serious about electric trucks – and to prove the point, it's released a video showing an all-electric pickup hauling a load weighing over 100 pounds along a makeshift test track, set up in a railway yard.The truck is a new prototype of Ford's classic F-150. In the clip, it h...
22:13 2019-07-23

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
05:13 2019-05-23

EPA reauthorizes use of ‘cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals The Trump administration has reauthorized the use of controversial traps dubbed “cyanide bombs” to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals across the US. The Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it would allow, on an interim basis, the use of M-44 devices, which trap wildlife with ...
20:52 2019-08-09

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
10:52 2019-06-15

From bombs to Benidorm: how fascism disfigured the face of Spain As dictator, Franco built a cemetery with slave labour and orphanages for his murdered enemies’ children. Then Spain discovered tourism – and the lager louts flew in The Basilica at Arantzazu in the Basque country was a collaboration between the sculptor Jorge Oteiza, who had just returned to Spain ...
21:00 2019-08-26

1 dead, 17 injured after 3 bombs explode in Afghan capital A sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students left one person dead and wounded ten others, said Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior ministry....
14:39 2019-06-02

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
17:39 2019-07-22

Have Nuclear Bombs As Small As 150-250 Grams, Says Pakistan Minister Pakistan has tactical nuclear weapons as small as 125-250 grams which are capable of destroying a targeted area, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has claimed, amidst fresh Indo-Pak tensions over......
21:00 2019-09-02

Cambodia to return 1,600 tons of waste back to the US, Canada Cambodia has vowed to return all of 1,600 tons of plastic waste dumped at its seaport by the United States and Canada after the country’s environmental ministry said it should not be treated as a “dustbin” for foreign governments. ...
00:00 2019-07-19

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ has 200 million tons of pollutants CONOWINGO, Md. — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt before it could flow miles downstream and pollute t...
02:13 2019-07-09

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:26 2019-06-18

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its national reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs....
05:39 2019-09-18

U.S. Releases Container Ship Found With 20 Tons of Cocaine U.S. authorities have released a container ship that was seized with 20 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia after the operator posted a $50 million bond, including $10 million in cash, but said they still plan to consider seeking forfeiture of the vessel....
00:39 2019-07-16

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO’s own GoT prequel series which has just started f...
21:52 2019-06-27

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
05:26 2019-06-22

| German customs seize record 4.5 tons of cocaine Germany's customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 ton cocaine shipment, the country's largest ever, with an estimated street value of 1bn euros ($1.1bn)....
22:13 2019-08-02

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
17:00 2019-07-22

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its central reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs....
17:26 2019-09-18

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But now, the country is shipping thousands of tons of ...
19:01 2019-05-28

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enforcement official said more than 15,500 kilos of c...
07:00 2019-06-19

Two homemade pipe bombs detonated outside a South Carolina courthouse Police are investigating after two bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse late Sunday night.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

Two homemade pipe bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse Police are investigating after two bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse late Sunday night.        ...
17:26 2019-07-08

WWII: Poland marks 80 years since first bombs fell on Wielun Until now, the Battle of Westerplatte on September 1, 1939, officially marked the start of World War II. But this year, the 80th anniversary will also be commemorated in Wielun, bombed minutes earlier. Here's why....
19:26 2019-08-31

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, scores killed Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen's Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday....
17:26 2019-09-01

Watch: Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. belts two bombs vs. Orioles Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two home runs -- including a 450-foot blast -- in a Toronto Blue Jays win against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
17:13 2019-08-02

Ten unexploded allied bombs at Pompeii, Italian paper reports Explosives are yet to be located within archaeological area, according to investigationAt least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the allies during the second world war are hidden within the foundations of the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italian media have reported.In August 1943, allied air forces...
00:39 2019-07-08

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
13:39 2019-06-30

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
13:39 2019-08-09

Trump fan Cesar Sayoc sentenced for pipe bombs to Democrats A man who mailed pipe bombs to Democrats and critics of Donald Trump has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Cesar Sayoc received his sentence two days after another fan of the president killed 22 people in Texas....
05:52 2019-08-06

Encased In Pompeii’s Volcanic Ash ’10 Unexploded Bombs’ Take Over Italian Headlines In a conflict that killed almost 70 million people, it hardly comes as a surprise that archaeologists dig up so much left over junk.  ...
04:13 2019-07-09

Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately....
18:52 2019-05-22

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax....
22:13 2019-08-16

Snake photo bombs Alabama seventh-grader's picture A wayward snake photobombed a back-to-school picture of a seventh-grader in Alabama who was lining up for the perfect photo next to a tree in Auburn....
09:13 2019-08-12

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
14:39 2019-07-11

Pompeii ruins 'hiding 10 unexploded WW2 bombs,' archaeologists warn At least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the Allies during World War II are believed to be near the ruins of Pompeii, archaeologists warn, according to a local report...
00:39 2019-07-09

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
01:52 2019-05-31

Mario Maker 2 Online Multiplayer Is Laggy, Too Basic, And Tons Of Fun Super Mario Maker 2 is the first Mario game to include online multiplayer, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo: The tech kinda sucks, the implementation is extremely bare-bones, and despite all of that, it’s a lot of fun....
10:52 2019-06-29

Joe Walsh is primarying Trump. He brings tons of very Trumpian baggage. The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory....
01:00 2019-08-26

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok. Australian Border Force said in ...
07:00 2019-06-07

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found in seven shipping containers late Monday night, off...
19:52 2019-06-19

After 11 tons of trash taken off Mount Everest, officials ban single-use plastics Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies as more adventurers try their luck at scaling the natural wonder.        ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found Wednesday in barrels when customs officers checked a shipping container arriving at northern ...
23:26 2019-06-14

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in barrels when customs officers checked a shipping con...
10:52 2019-06-14

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The crew of volunteers with the California-based nonprofit Ocean Voyages Institute fished out the dereli...
20:52 2019-06-28

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
04:26 2019-06-19

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 m...
13:00 2019-08-19

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
08:00 2019-06-24

Bridge collapses under overweight truck carrying tons of beans An overweight tractor-trailer, hauling several tons of dry beans, caused the collapse of a 100-year-old historic bridge in North Dakota on Monday, officials said. A 2005 Peterbilt semi-truck was driving on a weight-restricted bridge over the Goose River near Northwood at around 1:15 p.m. when the st...
18:52 2019-07-23

Amazon Sells Everything, Including Tons of Unsafe Products: Report Amazon, as a consumer-facing brand, is one of the most trusted institutions in America (second only to the military), which drives home how well the company’s e-commerce scheme works. Amazon is not a singular institution. Not really. The overwhelming majority of items for sale on the site aren’t sol...
00:00 2019-08-24

Nearly 4 tons of pot seized, hidden in jalapeño pepper shipment Border patrol officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Bangkok bombs injure 4 as Thailand hosts ASEAN summit with Pompeo Six bomb blasts hit Bangkok early Friday, injuring at least four people, as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and other Asia-Pacific countries....
16:52 2019-08-02

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The production arrangement is part of a larger $8.1 billion a...
20:13 2019-06-08

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
21:00 2019-08-08

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
20:00 2019-07-02

Trump Administration Authorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill Feral Hogs. Seriously. On Thursday the Trump administration authorized another weapon in America’s war on the hoards of 30 to 50 feral hogs running through yards and terrorizing our nation’s children: “cyanide bombs.”Read more......
08:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong Protesters Hurl Gasoline Bombs at Government Offices A day that began with a peaceful, if unauthorized, march by tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators quickly descended into pitched street battles....
18:52 2019-09-15

Trump Supporter Gets 20 Years For Sending Bombs To Obama, Hillary Clinton A supporter of President Donald Trump was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday for mailing crude bombs to prominent Democrats including ex-president Barack Obama and former presidential nominee......
02:52 2019-08-06

Trump suggested using bombs to fight hurricanes. These 4 graphics show why that would never work. NOAA President Donald Trump has reportedly suggested dropping nuclear bombs into hurricanes to stop the storms from hitting the US. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this idea is impossible because there isn't a nuclear bomb powerful enough to continuously disrup...
08:26 2019-08-29

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
02:39 2019-06-28

Artifact Designer Says It Failed Due To Cards-For-Money System, Review Bombs Artifact was supposed to be so many things: Valve’s first proper video game in years. A marketplace that drew on the trading card traditions of yore and Valve’s cutting-edge community tech. A game with a player base of more than a 100 people at any given moment. Months after release, however, hardly...
03:00 2019-06-04

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was as strong as 10 billion atomic bombs, study says When a colossal space rock came crashing down 66 million years ago onto what is now the Yucatan Penninsula in Mexico, it triggered widespread changes on Earth and abruptly ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers are focusing on learning the extent of the asteroid’s destructive might...
05:39 2019-09-13

Cesar Sayoc, who sent pipe bombs to Trump critics, gets 20 years in prison Defense: ‘president’s rhetoric contributed to Sayoc’s behavior’16 devices sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and othersCesar Sayoc, who in March admitted to mailing more than one dozen bombs to prominent critics of Donald Trump before the 2018 midterm elections, was sentenced in New York to 20 ye...
01:13 2019-08-06

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs had power of 10 billion atomic bombs: study An international team of scientists led by the University of Texas at Austin examined hundreds of feet of rocks that filled the Chicxulub impact crater within the first 24 hours after impact....
07:13 2019-09-11

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending in...
10:13 2019-08-06

Hong Kong: Tear gas and petrol bombs as police and protesters clash Hong Kong police have fired tear gas and used a water cannon on anti-government protesters - who responded by throwing petrol bombs toward police lines....
17:52 2019-08-31

BJP, Trinamool Supporters Clash In Bengal; Bombs Thrown In Front Of Cops Bombs flew in front of the Bongaon municipality, 80 kilometres north of Kolkata, this afternoon over a trust vote in the civic body over which the Trinamool Congress is trying desperately to retain......
18:26 2019-07-16

Box Office: 'Hustlers' racks up solid $33 million debut, 'Goldfinch' bombs LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Hustlers" rolled in the Benjamins this weekend, collecting $33.2 million when it debuted in 3,250 North American theaters....
20:26 2019-09-15

Trump Administration Reauthorizes Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals The Environmental Protection Agency uses the spring-loaded poison devices to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes, despite opposition from environmental groups....
11:26 2019-08-10

Sony discounts tons of PlayStation games in its latest flash sale Hot on the heels of its major Days of Play E3 sale and adding a bunch of games to its PlayStation Hits lineup, Sony is back at it with a Flash Sale on a wealth of PS4, PS3 and Vita games. As you'd expect, PS4 gets the lion's share. Among the more not......
17:39 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to delay construction plans for 125,000 tons of lithium processing Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it would delay construction plans for about 125,000 tons of additional lithium processing capacity as an oversupply of the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries has pushed down prices....
17:26 2019-08-08

Art, skulls, pigs and tons of shoes inside Donald Pliner’s LA mansion Before you enter the towering doors of the Bel Air Crest home of shoe and clothing magnate Donald Pliner, you expect to be amazed by designer touches. However, nothing will prepare you for the flights of fantasy behind those front doors. The artwork! The skulls! The horns! The pigs! The pups! The sh...
02:00 2019-07-25

Inside Italy's $1 billion mountains that produce more tons of marble than anywhere else on Earth A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretches for 58 km and reaches 2,000 meters high. The Carrara quarries have produced more marble than any other place on Earth. The market as a whole is wo...
19:00 2019-06-27

Greenland is on track for a record melt year, having already lost 250 billion tons of ice Greenland may have a record melt year when it comes to the volume of ice lost to the sea from surface melt, which is helping to raise global sea levels....
21:00 2019-08-08

Greenland Lost 12.5 Billion Tons of Ice in Record-Breaking, Single-Day Meltdown After Greenland spent a good portion of July on fire, last week’s heatwave similarly scorched the country’s ice sheet, triggering a meltdown affecting roughly 60 percent of its surface. On Thursday alone, new data shows the ice shelf lost 12.5 billion tons to surface melting, its largest single-day ...
07:00 2019-08-04

Summer Is Fading, But There Are Tons of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming to Brighten Up August This month’s crop of brand-new sci-fi and fantasy horror books include space battles with hostile aliens, multiple mages, a pet crow who’s got a front-row seat to the zombie apocalypse, ghosts, dragons, salty heroes, and even a few tales of tech gone wild. Dig in!Read more......
23:00 2019-08-02

Coast Guard cutter drops off 13 tons of cocaine before heading home The crew of a Coast Guard cutter finally made it home — but not before stopping in California to drop off the 13 tons of cocaine it recently seized. That was the haul from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast’s mission to hunt down high-seas drug smugglers, including a dramatic, caught-on-vi...
22:00 2019-07-31

Virginia beach left covered in 10 tons of trash after Memorial Day bash Virginia Beach residents are fuming that 10 tons of trash were left behind on the shoreline by Memorial Day weekend partiers. Photos and videos shared on Facebook show mountains of cans, towels, pieces of clothing, bags of chips and other items littering the beach, following the annual Floatopia par...
16:01 2019-05-29

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNET obtained from phone-swap service BankMyCell. The...
19:26 2019-07-18

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to help veterans—was absolutely baffling:...
01:26 2019-08-22

The World Wastes Tons of Food. A Grocery ‘Happy Hour’ Is One Answer. Groceries and companies in Europe are cooperating with consumers to reduce $680 billion in food waste each year. Food near expiration turns into bargains....
02:00 2019-09-09

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
07:39 2019-07-08

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for new nuclear power or lifetime extensions for existin...
00:26 2019-05-29

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
21:39 2019-07-09

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
03:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
21:39 2019-06-10

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
23:13 2019-06-12

11 tons of trash were taken off Mount Everest. Now, officials are banning single-use plastics Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies in recent years as more adventurers try their luck on scaling the natural wonder.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Watch: Air Force Jet Flies Into Birds, Drops Fuel Tanks, Practice Bombs An Indian Air Force pilot's presence of mind and swift response may have saved his life and potentially those on the ground when the fighter jet he was flying ran into birds on Thursday morning in......
20:26 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate......
13:39 2019-08-24

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
15:26 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Protesters Throw Petrol Bombs At CCTV Cameras; 29 Arrested Hong Kong's police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters, as the Asian financial hub braced for......
21:52 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Armed With Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs near the Legislative Council building and inside the Central Government Offices on Sunday, the......
13:13 2019-09-15

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
20:26 2019-06-07

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs in latest wave of unrest HONG KONG – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings on Sunday, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up. Some protesters threw bricks at police outside the Chinese People’...
21:00 2019-09-16

My young cousin fled the bombs … only to be held in a camp alongside Isis supporters A 15-year-old girl from my family was among thousands of traumatised innocents dumped at the notorious al-Hawl displacement facility in SyriaIn April, a 15-year-old female relative of mine attempted to escape from al-Hawl camp, the displacement facility in eastern Syria that hosts families of Islami...
20:39 2019-09-14

President Trump suggested using bombs to fight hurricanes. These 4 graphics show why that would never work. NOAA President Donald Trump has reportedly suggested dropping nuclear bombs into hurricanes to stop the storms from hitting the US. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this idea is impossible because there isn't a nuclear bomb powerful enough to continuously disrup...
05:26 2019-08-28

Cesar Sayoc, Who Mailed Pipe Bombs to Trump Critics, Is Sentenced to 20 Years Mr. Sayoc sent the bombs to prominent Democrats, setting off a frenzied investigation that unnerved the country before last year’s midterm elections....
23:26 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protests turn to chaos amid tear gas and petrol bombs Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
17:52 2019-08-31

'Mother Of Satan' Bombs Show Foreign Hand In Lanka Attacks: Investigators One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used "Mother of Satan" explosives favoured by the ISIS group that are a new sign......
19:13 2019-05-21

Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history. The post Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history appeared first on LEX1...
22:13 2019-06-18

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
18:26 2019-08-02

'Floatopia' event in Virginia Beach leaves over 10 tons of trash on shoreline on Memorial Day A party by the beach to commemorate the unofficial start to summer left crews in coastal Virginia community cleaning up heaps of trash on Memorial Day after beachgoers left tons of debris in the sand....
22:39 2019-05-29

From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Greenland’s Summer Heat Breaks Records as 440 Billion Tons of Ice Expected to Disappear (HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it “th...
02:13 2019-08-21

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent to the entire country of Spain, a new report has f...
23:52 2019-07-12

Trump Reportedly Spent Tons of Money on Facebook Ads Wishing Himself a Happy Birthday Just like the rest of us, Donald Trump is having a birthday this year. Unlike the rest of us, he is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to remind his Facebook-happy base about it, according to a report from the New York Times....
20:13 2019-05-21

Peloton is selling tons of bikes, but the biggest risk to its IPO may be the looming music industry While Peloton is generating close to $1 billion in annual revenue, it faces a $150 million lawsuit against the music industry and a complex royalty system....
22:26 2019-08-28

Cricket World Cup: Buttler and Root tons in vain as Pakistan stun England • Pakistan 348-8; England 334-9. Pakistan win by 14 runs• Wahab Riaz grabs three wickets as run chase falls shortSo they cannot chase absolutely anything. Even after an immaculate hundred from Joe Root and a typically majestic one from Jos Buttler, England were beaten by a wonderfully tenacious Paki...
23:26 2019-06-03

Hong Kong protesters confront tear gas with petrol bombs in 15th weekend of protests The unrest shows no signs of abating despite an intensifying police crackdown, limited concessions from the government and the sheer exhaustion of many demonstrators....
22:26 2019-09-15

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-23

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters throw petrol bombs, break down barriers outside parliament Hong Kong protesters broke down protection barriers outside the city's government headquarters and threw petrol bombs at police, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a ban....
13:00 2019-09-01

Man accused of placing fake rice cooker bombs in subway held on $200K bond The West Virginia man who allegedly incited a bomb panic by scattering a pair of rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday was ordered held on $200,000 bond following his arraignment Sunday. Larry Griffin II, 26, was charged with making a false bomb and placing of a false bomb — both f...
06:52 2019-08-19

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-05-23

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
21:52 2019-08-03

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countries....
18:00 2019-05-28

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
19:26 2019-08-31

Cesar Sayoc: Trump supporter who sent pipe bombs to president's critics jailed for 20 years A supporter of Donald Trump who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of the US president has been jailed for 20 years....
02:26 2019-08-06

A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen since mass pro-democracy protests began 12 weekends ago....
07:52 2019-08-26

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon after protesters hurl petrol bombs Thousands of Hong Kong protesters have returned to the streets marking the 15th consecutive weekend of mass demonstrations. Follow here for the latest....
12:26 2019-09-15

100-year-old North Dakota bridge collapses under overweight truck carrying several tons of beans, police say An overweight tractor-trailer, hauling several tons of dry beans, caused the collapse of a 100-year-old historic bridge in North Dakota on Monday, officials said. ...
17:13 2019-07-23

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
21:26 2019-07-18

Tons of famous women join dead husband dramedy Breaking News In Yuba County According to Deadline, The Help director Tate Taylor has put together a dynamite cast for his upcoming “comedy-drama” Breaking News In Yuba County. For starters, it will star Allison Janney as a woman catches her husband cheating her, at which point he dies of a heart attack. She then hides his body...
16:52 2019-05-21

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in land quality is responsible for a reduction in th...
05:26 2019-06-17

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s the feel-good story to come of the final season. On ...
23:00 2019-06-07

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy protests seen over the 12 weekends of consecutive protests that have rocked the city....
23:52 2019-08-25

Watch: Phil Mickelson mocks Bubba Watson's grizzly bear chest, talks about driving 'bombs' Phil Mickelson opened up about his driver strategy ahead of the 2019 U.S. Open while also taking a dig at rival Bubba Watson for his grizzly bear-like chest hair....
23:52 2019-05-30

'Nuke hurricanes': Scientists explain why nuclear bombs and hurricanes don’t mix A report that President Trump asked if the U.S. could use nuclear explosions to disrupt hurricanes - and his subsequent denial he said anything of the sort - has put a spotlight on the science behind such a proposal....
20:39 2019-08-26

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
17:52 2019-05-31

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
04:26 2019-07-19

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers....
18:39 2019-06-19

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations. South Korean Unification Minist...
13:26 2019-06-19

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:26 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie Sanders had one particularly good opportunity to do both, and came up short....
22:26 2019-09-13

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
12:52 2019-05-26

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country....
12:26 2019-08-09

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
20:39 2019-06-28

Iraq coalition says Israeli airstrikes a ‘declaration of war’ The Fatah Coalition said it holds the United States fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, "which we consider to be a declaration of war on Iraq and its people."...
02:26 2019-08-27

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, officials have said....
01:52 2019-09-11

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
02:26 2019-08-20

US investigating possible case of 'friendly fire' in Iraq The US military announced Tuesday that a US contractor was killed in Iraq Saturday during an incident that also resulted in the death of a US Marine....
09:26 2019-08-14

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
22:52 2019-06-06

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
18:00 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
17:39 2019-06-03

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

Three Ex-Blackwater Guards Are Resentenced in Iraq War Massacre The men will serve about half of their original 30-year sentences for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq, which an appeals court vacated....
01:52 2019-09-06

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
03:26 2019-05-31

Iraq hands over human remains to Kuwait Iraq handed over on Thursday the remains of 48 Kuwaiti citizens who disappeared during the 1991 Gulf War when dictator Saddam Hussein sent his troops into Kuwait and was forced out by a U.S.-led coalition....
11:52 2019-08-08

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plunging into dark times once again?...
01:13 2019-08-08

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States...
12:26 2019-06-08

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
04:00 2019-05-27

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohammed al-Hakim, made the offer during a joint news co...
12:26 2019-05-26

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made his comments Saturday during a meeting with a visiting U.N. Security ...
13:01 2019-06-29

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the two are Murad Mohammed Mustafa , 41, and Bilal Ab...
13:26 2019-06-03

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
04:52 2019-08-09

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday. Ann Mullen, a spokeswoman for the ACLU of Michiga...
00:13 2019-08-09

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the country....
12:13 2019-07-22

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, a 35-year-old from Mancos, Colo., the Pentagon said....
09:13 2019-08-12

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
13:39 2019-05-30

U.S. service member killed in Iraq: coalition statement A United States service member advising Iraqi security forces on a mission was killed on Saturday in the northern Nineveh province, the U.S.-led international coalition fighting Islamic State said in a statement....
07:52 2019-08-11

U.S. Probing Whether Friendly Fire Killed Marine in Iraq The U.S. military is investigating whether friendly fire caused the first combat death in Iraq since U.S. troops returned there in 2014 to battle Islamic State, defense officials said....
19:26 2019-08-12

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
09:26 2019-06-10

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
18:00 2019-05-30

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil M...
05:52 2019-06-19

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
02:00 2019-06-11

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday that Baghdad was informed about the waiver during a ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
11:39 2019-06-08

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited peace plan at the conference, sayi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Michigan man with diabetic condition dies after being deported to Iraq A Michigan man with a diabetic condition was deported to Iraq. He died just months later, and the ACLU said it's due in part to his struggles to find insulin.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region....
04:39 2019-08-21

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
03:26 2019-06-20

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
08:52 2019-06-20

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, where they are tasked with training Iraqi securit...
07:26 2019-06-10

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
23:00 2019-08-10

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
20:39 2019-05-29

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more....
19:13 2019-07-16

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, said on Monday that IS “terrorists must answ...
11:13 2019-05-27

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:39 2019-07-16

Lockheed awarded $1.1B in contracts for F-16 work for Slovakia, Iraq Lockheed Martin was awarded $1.1 billion in two separate contracts Wednesday for production and support of F-16 aircraft for Slovakia, and F-16 support and establishment of a training detachment at Balad Air Base, Iraq....
22:00 2019-08-01

After endless conflicts, an entrepreneurial ecosystem blooms in Iraq You’ll have to cut Iraq some slack for being late to the tech startup party. Since at least the early 2000s, the country was the embodiment of civil war, violence, and protracted armed conflicts. But it all changed this April, when Iraq hosted its first ever nationwide hackathon. The aim was to brin...
17:00 2019-07-19

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
12:52 2019-06-01

Dozens of Shiite pilgrims killed in Iraq stampede Hundreds of thousands of gathered to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad who was killed in a 7th-century battle, an event that cemented the schism between the Sunni and Shiite sects....
18:13 2019-09-10

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
18:52 2019-05-21

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani resigned in November 2017 after a failed bi...
16:39 2019-05-28

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United States....
22:52 2019-07-01

Report: Iraq gov’t detains thousands in degrading conditions A leading international human rights organization is criticizing the Iraqi government for holding thousands of prisoners, including children, in degrading and “inhuman” conditions...
17:13 2019-07-04

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
06:00 2019-05-28

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members BAGHDAD (AP) — A judiciary spokesman says Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey. Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraqdar says Wednesday’s handover took place at the Baghdad airport, in the presence of representatives from the Turkish and Iraqi government...
15:00 2019-05-29

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop....
17:52 2019-07-31

At least five dead in blasts in Iraq's Kirkuk: medical sources At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, medical sources in the city's general hospital told Reuters on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-30

2 Turkish soldiers killed in operation against Kurds in Iraq ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says two Turkish soldiers have been killed in northern Iraq in a new operation against Kurdish militants. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said Wednesday the soldiers were wounded by an improvised explosive device placed by the Kurdistan Wor...
19:52 2019-05-29

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
09:52 2019-05-28

'Ignoring reality': Biden got it wrong on Iraq, Mattis says Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doesn’t recite any of his conversations with President Trump in his upcoming book (much to the consternation of Washington journalists). But he does detail an evening with someone else who might be on the presidential ballot in 2020: Joe Biden, who was “ignoring r...
07:52 2019-08-31

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
10:39 2019-06-19

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
01:52 2019-08-05

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council on Tuesday that if the issue of thousands of returning I...
02:39 2019-05-22

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
20:52 2019-06-27

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tensions between the United States and Iran...
20:39 2019-07-13

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?...
04:26 2019-06-04

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
16:13 2019-05-27

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to try to calm tensions: PM Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-21

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
16:26 2019-07-17

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
02:01 2019-07-18

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured French IS fighters, including the four sentenced thi...
11:39 2019-05-28

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
13:00 2019-05-28

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
12:39 2019-05-23

ISIS using booby-trapped bovines to go after enemies in Iraq, reports say Two booby-trapped cows loaded with explosives detonated in a village in eastern Iraq on Sunday killing one civilian, according to local reports. It's the first time the terror group ISIS has weaponized cattle in recent memory....
19:13 2019-09-03

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up Iraq and Afghanistan in a debate answer on Thursday....
05:13 2019-09-15

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
09:13 2019-06-19

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a traffic stop, a case that outraged Iraqis, the New York Times reported....
15:13 2019-09-06

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
19:39 2019-05-21

Stampede kills 31 Muslim pilgrims at Ashoura procession in Iraq Panic erupted at a Muslim shrine south of Baghdad Tuesday when part of a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede that killed at least 31 people and injured 100 others....
05:39 2019-09-11

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for Washington....
20:39 2019-07-18

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:13 2019-07-19

Iran-backed militias blame US for attacks on bases in Iraq Iraqi paramilitary forces backed by Iran say they hold the United States ultimately responsible for a series of attacks targeting their bases in the country...
20:00 2019-08-21

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
19:39 2019-07-17

30 Dead, Hundreds Injured After Stampede During Ritual At Iraq Shrine More than 30 pilgrims were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in a stampede at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala on the Shiite holy day of Ashura....
20:13 2019-09-10

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter....
19:52 2019-06-14

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
15:52 2019-06-19

Drone drops explosives on base in north Iraq, wounding 2 Iraqi security officials say an unmanned drone has dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people...
18:13 2019-07-19

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter in 2017 in an act of mercy....
18:01 2019-06-21

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
21:26 2019-07-17

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
23:52 2019-05-26

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
08:00 2019-05-27

Iraq: Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in a stampede in Iraq's Shiite city of Karbala. Panic broke out when a walkway reportedly collapsed during the ritual commemorations....
01:26 2019-09-11

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Resources Company in Baghdad and two executives. The U.S. says the company and the two men are linked to...
16:52 2019-06-12

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, analysts suggested Monday....
01:13 2019-07-09

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
10:52 2019-05-28

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
20:00 2019-05-29

Moulton takes swipe at Biden over abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 longshot Seth Moulton on Friday took a swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden after he reversed his decades-long stance on federal funding for abortions -- by challenging him to also admit he was "wrong" in supporting the Iraq War....
17:52 2019-06-07

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
15:52 2019-06-28

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Iraq and resurged in Syria” during the spring and summer this year....
12:52 2019-08-07

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
13:26 2019-06-02

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days are now facing the death penalty. France, which bann...
18:00 2019-06-04

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
00:52 2019-06-04

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and inexplicably admitted to killing hundreds of innocent people while serving in the U.S. military during...
04:13 2019-06-03

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Iraq unit 'killed probably hundreds of civilians' California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said that as an artillery officer, his unit "killed probably hundreds of civilians" during his 2004 tour in Fallujah, Iraq....
19:39 2019-06-03

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
04:39 2019-06-28

Biden's Iraq War support a ripe target for Democratic rivals In the 2008 Democratic primary season, Hillary Clinton got hit repeatedly for her vote in favor of the 2002 Iraq War resolution. Her chief opponent, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, had been a vocal opponent of military action in Iraq, which proved an important element in his upset win....
23:39 2019-08-02

Israel Behind Latest Drone Attack, Says Iraq Paramilitary Force Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi accused Israel of a deadly drone attack on Sunday that left one paramilitary fighter dead, the first time the force has directly blamed the Jewish state for such a raid....
08:13 2019-08-26

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics administration said on Sunday....
18:00 2019-06-09

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:13 2019-06-23

Afghanistan and Iraq veterans were the 'ground zero' of the opioid crisis: Study Veterans who were stationed in Afghan and Iraqi war zones after the 9/11 terror attacks have been hit hardest by the opioid crisis, according to new research....
12:26 2019-09-18

Iraq boosts security measures at base where US trainers stay A top Iraqi air force commander says security measures have been increased at one of the country’s largest air bases that houses American trainers, following an attack last week...
12:26 2019-06-22

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say a motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 34. The officials said Saturday that the blast occurred the previous evening on a commercial street in the village of Mussayyib. Th...
21:26 2019-08-24

Official Secrets shines a light on a nearly forgotten Iraq War whistleblower Virtually everyone now agrees that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a colossal mistake based on faulty (at best) or fabricated (at worst) intelligence. Many protested at the time, but the person who risked the most in an attempt to prevent the war was perhaps Katharine Gun. A British intel functionary...
07:52 2019-08-28

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest Iraq’s President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab states...
04:13 2019-05-31

Navy SEAL platoon being sent home from Iraq over misconduct, reports say A Navy SEAL platoon from San Diego, Calif., is being ordered back to the U.S. from Iraq because of a “deterioration of good order and discipline,” the U.S. Special Operations Command said in a statement Wednesday....
09:13 2019-07-25

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
22:26 2019-07-03

Iraq Moves to Pull Plug on Its Iran Power Cord Iraq is trying to cut its dependence on Iranian energy under pressure from the U.S., moving to connect its power grid to Tehran’s Arab rivals and develop alternatives to Iranian natural-gas imports....
22:00 2019-08-27

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” against the culprit....
10:00 2019-08-24

She’s 14, Disabled From a Bomb Blast and One of Iraq’s Top Table Tennis Players Najla Imad Lafta survived a bomb placed under her father’s car but was missing three limbs and saw little point in life. Then she discovered a sport in which she excels....
20:52 2019-07-31

Bahrain recalls ambassador to Iraq over embassy attack: statement Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations on Thursday after demonstrators broke into the courtyard of the kingdom's embassy in Baghdad and took down the flag to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
01:52 2019-06-28

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades of trouble continue to impact the present, but cautioned “we have not seen the end of it yet”....
22:52 2019-08-28

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of the dead captive....
05:52 2019-07-03

UN experts: Islamic State aims for resurgence in Iraq, Syria U.N. experts say leaders of the Islamic State extremist group are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands.”...
03:52 2019-08-01

The Latest: Iran-backed militia criticizes Iraq PM’s order One of the largest Iran-backed militias in Iraq is criticizing an order by the prime minister to incorporate the militias into the military and place them under the army’s command...
13:13 2019-07-04

Siemens, Orascom sign deal to rebuild Iraq power plant Siemens and Orascom Construction signed an agreement on Saturday with the Iraqi government to rebuild two power plants in the north of the country that will have a combined capacity of 1.6 gigawatts....
08:52 2019-09-15

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
13:26 2019-06-18

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
14:39 2019-07-18

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Middle Eastern country.In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing more “preventable deaths” if he continues the deporta...
04:13 2019-08-14

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
02:39 2019-06-19

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
05:52 2019-08-15

Iraq denies its territory was used to launch attack on Saudi oil facilities - statement Iraq denied on Sunday that its territory had been used to carry out attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, referring to an incident that knocked out more that half the Kingdom's output....
16:00 2019-09-15

'Embedded in Harm's Way': FNC correspondent, photographer detail their 9 weeks with Marines in Iraq Fox News senior correspondent Rick Leventhal and photographer Christian Galdabini sat down for an intimate conversation about their time in Baghdad, and the trials and tribulations of reporting from an active warzone. ...
15:00 2019-07-17

Iraq denies its territory was used to launch attack on Saudi oil facilities: statement Iraq denied on Sunday that its territory had been used to carry out attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, referring to an incident that knocked out more that half the Kingdom's output....
14:26 2019-09-15

Facebook identifies secret campaign to influence voters in Iraq and Ukraine Earlier today, Facebook announced it had terminated multiple accounts, pages, and groups belonging to two campaigns targeting voters in Iraq and Ukraine. The move is part of the social giant’s crackdown on “inauthentic behavior.” In Iraq, Facebook removed 76 accounts, seven Instagram accounts, 120 p...
20:26 2019-09-17

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
17:26 2019-07-17

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during the scorching summer months....
15:13 2019-06-18

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
20:13 2019-06-15

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
22:26 2019-07-11

Iraq says Eni, BP deal doesn't mean Exxon excluded from southern mega-project Iraq's oil ministry said on Saturday that it was still in talks with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil over a major deal to improve the country's southern oil infrastructure....
08:13 2019-08-11

Jamel Herring: from the Iraq War to boxing glory ... and West Side Story As a marine, he did two tours of Iraq. As a boxer, he has won a world title. And as an actor, he has impressed Steven SpielbergJamel Herring, a former marine who took up professional boxing and won a world title, found himself on a film set earlier this month, throwing combinations for a scene in St...
08:52 2019-09-13

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
18:52 2019-06-27

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are slipping back into Iraq. Their fight isn’t over. About 1,000 fighters have crossed into Iraq from Syria over the past eight months, bolstering a low-level insurgency after the caliphate’s collapse, security officials say....
02:26 2019-07-22

Iraq celebrates naming Babylon a UNESCO World Heritage site Iraq is celebrating the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote in Azerbaijan...
19:39 2019-07-05

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq's judiciary and UNICEF said....
15:26 2019-05-29

Navy SEAL Platoon Kicked Off Iraq For Drinking While Deployed: Officials The commander of a U.S. Special Operations task force in Iraq has sent home a platoon of Navy SEALs for drinking while deployed, U.S. defense officials said, the latest discipline incident that has......
07:13 2019-07-25

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
19:13 2019-06-22

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
19:26 2019-05-31

Iraq Shi'ite militia blame Israel for deadly air raid near Syria border Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups blamed Israel on Sunday for raids by unmanned aircraft which they said killed at least one of their fighters near to the Syrian border....
23:00 2019-08-25

Iraq war vet Chris Kelley challenges Ilhan Omar for seat in Congress A veteran Minneapolis cop and decorated US Army vet will run as an independent to challenge Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar — and said Friday that her comments about 9/11 prompted his decision. “It was very dismissive and disrespectful,” he told Fox News. “September 11 was a terrible loss of life, not ju...
18:39 2019-08-02

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
02:26 2019-06-29

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
04:00 2019-06-23

Troop insomnia shot up 652% after Iraq invasion, with deployments eyed as culprit The rate of insomnia among troops shot up 652% after the invasion of Iraq, according to a new study, raising concerns that increased deployment is having a detrimental effect on performance....
02:52 2019-08-06

France opposes Iraq's death penalty against French Isis trio Men captured in Syria by US-backed force fighting jihadists have 30 days to lodge appealFrance has confirmed it would take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against three French citizens convicted of fighting with Islamic State.The French foreign ministry sa...
12:52 2019-05-27

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
01:26 2019-07-20

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
10:13 2019-06-19

Iraq stampede kills dozens at pilgrimage during Islamic holy holiday More than 30 people were killed and nearly 100 injured in Iraq after a stampede was set off while Shiite Muslims celebrated one of the holiest days of the year....
21:00 2019-09-10

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

FIFA clears Iraq to host World Cup qualifying games in Basra FIFA says the southern Iraqi city of Basra can host the national team's return to playing World Cup qualifying games at home       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

UN envoy warns Mideast tensions could deal huge blow to Iraq U.N. envoy for Iraq is warning that tensions in the Middle East could deal “a huge blow” to efforts to rebuild a stable and prosperous country following the defeat of Islamic State group extremists...
01:39 2019-08-29

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was responsib...
20:52 2019-05-24

Iranian-backed militia blames US and Israel for attacks on bases in Iraq Claim that drone strike caused blast near Baghdad follows leaked findings of Iraqi inquiryAn Iranian-backed militia in Iraq has accused the US and Israel of involvement in an alleged drone strike on a munitions warehouse near Baghdad last week, the latest in a series of mystery explosions at similar...
22:13 2019-08-21

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
21:26 2019-08-21

Former Miss Iraq and linguist for US troops still under rape, death threats after advocacy for Israel It was an occasion that should have been marked by excitement, smiles, unification – and a little hairspray. But the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant in Las Vegas spiraled into death threats, rape threats and international outrage for Miss Iraq’s Sarah Adnan – the country’s first representative in 45 year...
03:13 2019-07-09

Iraq rocket attack: two injured in Basra compound housing foreign oil companies Reports Exxon is preparing to evacuate foreign staff after rocket lands in area also used by Shell and EniA rocket has landed in the compound housing the headquarters of several global oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, wounding two local workers, police ...
09:39 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
10:00 2019-06-19

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
19:13 2019-07-19

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior government, UN and humanitarian officials to discu...
18:39 2019-07-01

Iraq oil minister says OPEC members seek inventories control, market balance Iraq's oil minister said on Monday that his government and the rest of OPEC seek to control global oil inventories and restore balance to the oil market, according to a ministry statement....
13:26 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Iraq says Eni, BP deal doesn't mean Exxon excluded from southern mega-project Iraq's oil ministry said on Saturday it was still in talks with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil over a major deal to improve the country's southern oil infrastructure....
08:13 2019-08-11

Rand Paul wants Congress involved in Iran decision, says war would be 'a bigger mistake' than Iraq Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, said a war with Iran would be an even bigger mistake than the war with Iraq, and pushed for Congress to get involved in the process of approval. ...
02:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
18:26 2019-06-22

Survivors of ISIL terror in Iraq want justice, not revenge, says head of UN investigation team The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (UNITAD), told the Security Council on Mon...
00:39 2019-07-16

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swift trials and shadowy evidence has many internation...
22:39 2019-06-07

Source: 'High probability' Saudi attack launched from Iranian base near Iraq Saudi and US investigators have determined "with very high probability" that the weekend attack on the Saudi oil industry was launched from an Iranian base close to the border with Iraq, according to a source familiar with the investigation....
15:52 2019-09-17

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:13 2019-05-31

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-05-29

| WATCH | Teen blinded under ISIS rule in Iraq realises radio dream During Islamic State's control of Mosul, an Iraqi teenager lost her eyesight due to lack of medical access. But the setback did not dent the perseverance she needed to become a presenter at a local radio station....
05:26 2019-08-25

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
19:52 2019-06-08

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in a speech broadcast live on television....
03:26 2019-05-31

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on the UN security council. Knightley tries to stop t...
15:00 2019-06-14

Ashura Day procession: At least 31 dead after walkway collapses causing stampede in Karbala, Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died in Iraq after part of a walkway collapsed causing a stampede on one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shi'ite sect, officials said....
20:13 2019-09-10

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
07:13 2019-05-31

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
04:52 2019-09-07

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
17:26 2019-07-18

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
08:00 2019-05-31

'Arrogance': Mattis co-author Bing West says US efforts to transform Iraq and Afghanistan were doomed When Henry Kissinger told James Mattis he should write a book about his more than four decades in the Marine Corps, it was no surprise he chose fellow Marine Bing West to help him....
07:13 2019-09-15

Snipers testify that Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher shot young girl and old man in Iraq The trial of decorated Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher continued on Friday, with DNA experts and military snipers taking the stand to talk about the evidence against him — including how he allegedly shot a young girl and old man in Iraq two years ago. The fellow SEALs said they did not witness the ...
06:52 2019-06-22

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots controlled by Iraqi militias with ties to Iran have mysteriously exploded in recent months, and Israel is believed to be behind at least one of these st...
23:39 2019-08-23

Army vet who served in Iraq to face new hate crime charges after pedestrians run down by car in California last month SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Army vet who served in Iraq to face new hate crime charges after pedestrians run down by car in California last month. The post Army vet who served in Iraq to face new hate crime charges after pedestrians run down by car in California last month appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:00 2019-05-30

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company's ambitions to expand in the country....
10:00 2019-06-21

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
03:26 2019-05-31

Mattis slams Obama, Biden for 'ignoring reality' in Iraq, leading to rise of ISIS Former Defense Secretary James Mattis, in stark terms, lambasts Barack Obama and Joe Biden's leadership in his new book, and suggests their naivete and ignorance of "reality" contributed to the rise of ISIS in Iraq, according to excerpts reviewed by The Washington Examiner....
04:13 2019-09-04

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land caliphate earlier this year....
07:52 2019-06-30

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters who have been disrupted but not defeated and are on the rise in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan....
23:52 2019-08-21

Navy SEAL team leaders fired amid sex assault, drinking allegations that led to removal from Iraq Three senior leaders of SEAL Team 7 were relieved from their positions "due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures," Naval Special Warfare Command announced Friday....
04:52 2019-09-07

White House and State greenlight Israeli strikes on Iranian proxies in Iraq despite Pentagon disapproval Washington gave Israel its blessing to strike Iranian-backed forces in Iraq a day after Pentagon leaders distanced themselves from the operations, emphasizing the United States is a “guest” in the country....
03:52 2019-08-30

Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-20

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
22:13 2019-06-10

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
03:13 2019-05-22

'Your blood is on the hands of ICE and this administration': A Detroit man died in Iraq after being deported in Trump's immigration enforcement efforts Facebook Jimmy Aldaoud, a 41-year-old man from Detroit, was found dead on Tuesday in Iraq after being deported in the midst of the Trump administration's escalated immigration enforcement efforts, according to a Politico report. Aldaoud was an Iraqi national and Chaldean Catholic, but he was born i...
22:00 2019-08-09

White House and State Department greenlight Israeli strikes on Iranian proxies in Iraq despite Pentagon disapproval Washington gave Israel its blessing to strike Iranian-backed forces in Iraq a day after Pentagon leaders distanced themselves from the operations, emphasizing the United States is a “guest” in the country....
04:39 2019-08-31

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's defense lawyers: Officers partied with enlisted men at Iraq base rooftop bar Defense lawyers for Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher, who stands accused of murder, have set about trying to "annihilate the government's case," suggesting some witnesses were confused after partying and drinking alcohol in a makeshift rooftop bar at their Iraq base....
19:52 2019-06-20

Sometimes It's Okay to Drop the Weights Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behavior of a Gym Asshole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:...
01:13 2019-08-23

Vet, 97, recreates his D-Day parachute drop For most people, a summer trip to France is a chance to relax in beautiful surroundings and to savor the country's fine food. For Tom Rice of San Diego, it's an opportunity to relive the time he nearly died jumping from a C-47 Douglas airplane, then was shot at, again and again....
22:52 2019-06-06

Oil rises more than 1% after US stockpile drop Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply....
03:39 2019-07-10

U.S. stocks drop most since December U.S. stocks fell the most since December on Monday after China allowed its currency to weaken beyond a key threshold, signaling dimmer prospects for a de-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
01:13 2019-08-06

Gas prices continue to drop CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 6 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.74. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that increased refinery production and lower crude oil costs contributed t...
20:39 2019-08-12

MLB attendance down another 1.4%, 4th straight drop Major League Baseball's average attendance of 26,854 through Wednesday is 1.4% below the 27,242 through the similar point last season, which wound below 30,000 for the first time since 2003        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Who Won Love Island USA? Love Island USA has officially come to an end. Tonight, after about a month in a beautiful villa in Fiji, one couple was deemed the winning couple and handed a check for $100,000. And......
13:52 2019-08-08

What is Rikers Island? Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman who is serving a 7 ½-year prison sentence on bank and tax fraud charge in a minimum-security facility in Pennsylvania will be transferred to New York City’s infamous Riker’s Island later this week, a source close to Manafort told Fox News.  ...
08:13 2019-06-04

Everlane's Big New Menswear Drop Looks a Lot Like Their Old Stuff The re-launched essentials that comprise Everlane's “Uniform” line have been rigorously tested, and now all come complete with a 365-day guarantee to prove it....
01:00 2019-09-11

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
18:01 2019-07-20

De Blasio says he may drop out of 2020 race after Oct. 1 Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the October Democratic primary debates. “I think the logical thing to say is, I’m going to try to get into the October debates. If I can, I think ...
00:52 2019-09-05

These Marsupials Drop Dead After Mating This extreme reproductive strategy has been observed in the wild for the first time among male kalutas, mouselike mammals native to Northwestern Australia....
22:00 2019-08-29

Jay-Z and John Fogerty drop out of Woodstock 50 Woodstock 50, proposed for Aug. 16-18, has faced myriad troubles. The latest of which is losing performers Jay-Z and John Fogerty.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Gold Prices Drop, But Still Above Rs 38,000: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Friday decreased by Rs 140 but traded above the Rs 38,000 mark in the national capital, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The yellow metal settled at Rs 38,330 per 10......
15:39 2019-08-09

Marks & Spencer set to drop out of the FTSE 100 Marks and Spencer, a bastion of the UK high street, is expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100, the group of the country's biggest listed companies....
00:13 2019-09-04

PM's extra £1.8bn for NHS criticised as 'drop in the ocean' The prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS has been criticised as a "drop in the ocean", as experts call for more funding across the healthcare system....
07:13 2019-08-05

May's auto sales drop still feels like a win U.S. sales of cars and light trucks fell 0.3 percent in May, but the month still felt like a winner for many industry participants as a big Memorial Day weekend erased fears of a much bigger drop after a slow start to the year....
11:39 2019-06-10

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
20:13 2019-08-14

Baidu Reports 62% Profit Drop China’s economic downturn and tighter control over internet content drove search-engine giant Baidu Inc.’s weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop....
04:26 2019-08-20

Gold Prices Drop on Fed Remarks Gold prices edged lower Tuesday, as stocks rallied amid growing expectations that the Federal Reserve is willing to cut rates in response to escalating economic uncertainty....
21:39 2019-06-04

PM's extra £1.8bn for NHS 'risks being a drop in the ocean' The prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS "risks being a drop in the ocean", say experts callling for more funding across the healthcare system....
21:01 2019-08-05

Drag-and-drop data analytics In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to his superhero troubles. In the same vein, researchers from MIT and Brown University have now developed a system for interactive data analytics that runs...
20:39 2019-06-27

Bond Yields Extend Drop Toward 2% Muted inflation and slowing job growth have continued to push yields on U.S. Treasurys lower, leading to the possibility that the 10-year rate will dip below 2% for the first time in more than two years....
23:52 2019-06-07

New Death Stranding trailer to drop on May 29 Sony may not be attending E3 2019, but that doesn't mean we won't be getting any news on upcoming Sony exclusives anytime soon. In fact, following a series of cryptic tweets from Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions has confirmed that a brand new Death Stranding trailer will drop on May 2...
19:39 2019-05-28

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
04:39 2019-07-08

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
00:26 2019-07-06

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
20:26 2019-06-11

What Will the American Love Island Look Like? Get ready for more reality dating than you might even be able to handle. CBS is preparing to debut its version of the hit British dating show Love Island, which will air semi-live five......
23:13 2019-06-18

Love Island USA Is Here and We're Already Obsessed Well so far, our fears were unfounded. CBS just debuted its version of the popular UK dating reality show Love Island, and we almost didn't even miss the British accents, but we......
07:00 2019-07-10

| Sudan's PM calls for US to drop 'terror' blacklisting Sudan's new premier has called for the United States to drop his country from its state sponsors of terrorism list, insisting it was crucial to economic revival....
02:00 2019-09-05

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:13 2019-06-15

Oil rises more than 1% after U.S. stockpile drop; Brent nears $65 Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply....
03:26 2019-07-10

Police: Man in Kentucky shot after refusing to drop gun CAMPTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a trooper fatally shot a man who refused to drop a gun. A statement from police says officers were serving a warrant at a home in Wolfe County when a confrontation occurred with a man in the residence. Police say the man retrieved a gun and refused ̶...
18:39 2019-06-28

Oil rises 1.5% on steep drop in US crude inventories Oil prices gained more than 2% on Wednesday after data showing a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles helped ease worries about weakening oil demand caused by the China-U.S. trade war....
00:26 2019-08-29

Trump says customers should drop AT&T over CNN news coverage U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN in the latest salvo in his long-running criticism over its news coverage....
15:52 2019-06-03

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
17:39 2019-05-21

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

Woodstock 50: Santana, Lumineers, Raconteurs drop out Woodstock 50 organizers are scrambling to stage their golden anniversary festival next month in Maryland.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Apple will drop its 15-inch MacBook Pro and replace it with something better Apple is widely expected to introduce a brand new 16-inch MacBook Pro this fall, and a new report now claims the new notebook will actually replace the 15-inch model. Such a move would make plenty of sense for Apple, considering that the 16-inch display will fit inside the same chassis as the curren...
18:00 2019-08-07

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the official definition of “the purpose of a corporation” from making the most money possible for shareholders to “improving our society” by also looking out...
22:52 2019-08-19

Steepest drop in 10-year yield since S&P downgrade of US The 10-year Treasury yield is having its steepest drop since late-July to early-August 2011 — the days surrounding S&P's downgrade of the U.S. credit rating....
22:13 2019-08-07

Daytime highs will drop to near-average this weekend TUCSON – Expect gusty winds into this evening followed by less wind this weekend. Breezy conditions with winds between 10-25 mph and gusts as high as 35 mph will be possible. Due to the gusty winds, critical fire conditions are possible through early this evening, especially for areas south and eas...
05:26 2019-06-15

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
01:39 2019-07-18

Our Real President Wants Us to 'Drop the Ageism Shit' Lizzo, also known as our bad bitch-in-chief, wants you to keep focused on the things that matter this (endless) election season, and according to her, age ain’t one of those things....
19:00 2019-08-26

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
18:39 2019-06-05

Texans drop pursuit of Pats' Caserio for GM job Houston announced the decision on Friday and a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Patriots have dropped their tampering charges against the Texans....
00:26 2019-06-15

Stocks Drop as Trade Battle Intensifies Global stocks started the week with sharp declines and the yuan depreciated to a new low as President Trump’s threat to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods continued to rattle investors....
12:00 2019-08-05

Steam Is About to Drop Official Support for Ubuntu Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu 19.10 and future releases for its mega-popular Steam video game distribution platform, per Engadget, as the upcoming version of the OS will eliminate updates to 32-bit x86 components. According to Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais, the company will “e...
23:13 2019-06-23

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
23:01 2019-06-04