Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of the much-awaited operation on Monday and anti-IS forces have already retaken several villages and significant swathes of land from the jihadists.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran has stepped up weapons transfers to the Houthis, the militia fighting the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, U.S., Western and Iranian officials tell Reuters, a development threatens
Sir Craig Oliver, the former PM’s director of communications, describes Downing Street panic in his memoir Unleashing Demons David Cameron’s director of communications feared that the then prime minister
The Schiaparelli Mars lander got very close to the red planet before something went wrong. It entered the planet's atmosphere, managed not to burn up as it hurtled down and unfurled its parachute. It's
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Embattled Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, whose get-tough policies to fight illegal immigration and praise of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump brought him nationwide attention,
The scene: A half-dozen white corrections officers at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., are confronting an African-American inmate named Leonard Strickland. It's video of a closed world,
U.S. news Seven months after a drive-by serial killer began ambushing residents of Phoenix, police have released 911 calls of victims' relatives begging for help in the hope of getting new tips. "My brother
The conservative thinker’s work is a reminder of how intellectually self-satisfied politicians and cable-news have become. William F. Buckley Jr. could have made Donald Trump quiver with impotent rage.
Tens of millions of Americans gathered around TV sets to watch the debate last night. But how they thought it went may depend upon which networks they watched. That's because post-debate coverage can viewers'
A former National Security Agency contractor's theft of top secret government information was "breathtaking in its longevity and scale," federal prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday aimed at keeping
Following a bad break-up, Finnish man Petri Luukkainen began his one-year human experiment: put everything he owns into storage and live without any material goods. Here's his story. In October 2010, Luukkainen's
Science News Scientists who found piles of sharp-edged stone flakes have for decades used them as evidence that early humans had been at work, making and using them as tools. But a team working in Brazil
A reader writes: I was pleased to see you say “God bless these principled Christians” in response to the Liberty United Against Trump statement [that opposed Liberty University’s president, Jerry Falwell,
There are so many to choose from, so to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 23 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now. Grab a friend and come on in. Brett
He told me Clinton would have to convince him, along with other ardent Sanders proponents, that she deserved the support and that he would then "act accordingly." It seems Moore is doing just that with