U.S. officials said the airstrikes' intended targets were mainly weapons facilities belonging to Kataib Hezbollah, the militia group believed to be responsible for Wednesday's attack on Camp Taji base.
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military confirmed three American service members died in a rocket attack north of Baghdad. The Iraqi government has launched an investigation into the Wednesday strike, which U.S. officials said bore the markings of…
In our news wrap Wednesday, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison. The 67-year-old faced a maximum of 29 years after being convicted of raping one woman in 2013 and sexually assaulting another in 2006.
In our news wrap Monday, Twitter has applied a “manipulated media” tag on a campaign video shared by a White House aide and retweeted by President Trump. The edited clip makes it appear that former Vice President Joe Biden, leading…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about an airstrike that killed Iran's most powerful general.
In our news wrap Monday, Turkish and Syrian forces clashed in northwestern Syria for the second time in two weeks. As Turkish trucks rumbled into Idlib province, officials in Ankara warned Syria’s Assad regime to pull back. Also, U.S. Senate…
In our news wrap Wednesday, delayed results from Monday’s Democratic presidential caucuses in Iowa are still trickling in -- and Pete Buttigieg appears to be keeping his lead. With 75 percent of precincts reporting, the former mayor of South Bend,…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Former communications minister Mohammed Allawi was named prime minister-designate by rival Iraqi factions Saturday after weeks of political deadlock.
By Associated Press
The Pentagon has raised to 50 the number of U.S. service members who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile strike earlier this month on an Iraqi air base, It's the third time the number of injuries has been increased.
By Samya Kullab, Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
No U.S. military members were injured. One U.S. national received a minor injury but has returned to work.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.