Embassy siege in Baghdad ends after U.S. Marines arrive

U.S. 01/02/20, 08:01

The siege at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad ended on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1, after two days, Fox News reported.  The statement by Iraq’s military command followed a call earlier in the day from the Popular Mobilization Forces umbrella group for ...

An angry crowd attacks the US Embassy in Iraq’s capital

World 12/31/19, 10:30

A crowd violently attacked the U.S. Embassy in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, forcing the ambassador and diplomatic staff to evacuate the facility. According to Fox News, hundreds of people broke into the diplomatic compound and set fire to ...

Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group

World 10/27/19, 07:09

ISIS erupted from the chaos of Syria and Iraq's conflicts and swiftly did what no Islamic militant group had done before, conquering a giant stretch of territory and declaring itself a "caliphate." Its territorial rule, which at its height in 2014 ...

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq War veteran

New York 06/25/19, 16:53

President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq War veteran who took on an insurgent stronghold and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety during heavy fighting in Fallujah.The president presented the ...

Update: Sniper says Navy SEAL fired at civilians in Iraq

U.S. 06/19/19, 14:09

The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local):12:10 p.m.A former Navy SEAL has testified at a court-martial about several occasions when a fellow sniper fired ...

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