With Trump, a major US shift in Mideast

Overall, Trump has shown a focus on fighting Islamic militants and favoring strongmen who do so. He’s shown less concern with human rights o…

US general: ISIS is going virtual

As US-backed Iraqi forces move closer to wresting control of Mosul from ISIS, plans are already underway for striking the heart of the terro…

Heavy Fighting Underway near Mosul, Iraq

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) – The Islamic State group says its fighters have stormed a government compound in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk. The cl…