Islamic State

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on the South Lawn of the White House after making a surprise visit to troops in Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
December 27, 2018 - 8:34 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers are seizing on President Donald Trump's surprise visit to demand U.S. forces leave the country. Politicians from both sides of Iraq's political divide are calling on parliament to vote to expel U.S. troops. Approximately 5,000 U.S. troops are stationed in Iraq as part...
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Iraqi security forces parade on motorcycles national flags marking the year anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq in Tahrir Square, in central Baghdad, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan
December 10, 2018 - 8:53 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks to cling to its last enclave near the Syrian border. The government declared victory last...
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Doctor Denis Mukwege, from the Democratic Republic of Congo; human rights activist Nadia Murad
AP Photo/Christian Lutz, File; AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File
October 05, 2018 - 7:35 am
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize on Friday was awarded to a Congolese doctor and a Yazidi former captive of the Islamic State group for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "have made a crucial contribution to...
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