By Rich Harp
HARBOR BEACH -- For Fady Amin, Christianity and activism are two things that proved to be very dangerous. The Iraqi refugee, now living in the U.S. with his extended family, told his story this week at United Methodist Church of Harbor Beach.
CHICAGO -- U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) hosted a U.S. Senate Human Rights Caucus Field Hearing to discuss ISIS's growing threats to security and human dignity in the Middle East. Witnesses included Sandra Raheem, an Iraqi Assyrian Christian asylum-seeker; Dr.
By Ed Morrissey
Did the rise of ISIS and the collapse of the Iraqi army really catch the Obama administration by surprise, as the White House tried to argue over the summer? Subsequent research has already shown that senior intelligence and military officials warned Congress about both as early as February, but now...
By Emily Kent Smith
British armed forces could become deeper embroiled in the battle against the Islamic State after it was revealed last night that Apache helicopters could be deployed to Iraq. Until now, only the Royal Air Force has been involved in air strikes against the terror group.
By Melissa Eddy
BERLIN -- The authorities were watching Ismail Issa when he returned to Germany last year for an unusual shopping spree: four sports watches from the discounter Aldi for 28 euros; 10 pairs of ranger pants in various sizes from an online United States Army supply shop for €189.
By Loveday Morris
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq -- Iraq renamed this town on the banks of the Euphrates this week to reflect the triumph of its security forces here against Islamic State militants, who were driven out last week. Jurf al-Sakhar, or "rocky bank," became Jurf al-Nasr, or "victory bank.