TheÂ new biography of George HW Bush, “Destiny and Power: the American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham”,Â is another public window into a family wrestling with the legacies of Bush jrâ€™s presidency, the [ More … ]
The prominent iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi has died, reports iraqi state television. First reports claim the cause of death was heart attack.
The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair tells CNN he’s sorry for mistakes in intelligence, planning and regime removal. He also admits the invasion is one of the main causes for the birth of Islamic [ More … ]
Kurdish troops and US special forces have rescued nearly 70 hostages facing â€œimminent mass executionâ€ Â in northern Iraq, from an Islamic State jail, according to US and Kurdish officials. The operation also led to the [ More … ]
The latest American plans to aid Syrian fighters battling the Islamic State hit an obstacle as Turkish officials summoned the American ambassador to express concern that the United States was providing new support to Kurdish [ More … ]
Iraq may request Russian airstrikes against ISIS on its soil soon and the country wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the United States in the war against the militant group, the head of [ More … ]
Several senior commanders of Islamic state, ISIS,Â were killed in an Iraqi airstrike near the border with Syria. According to a Reuters reports the groupâ€™s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was not among them. The Iraqi military [ More … ]