As US Plans Troop Withdrawal, Rockets Strike Baghdad Green Zone

BAGHDAD — Rockets struck Iraq's capital Tuesday with four landing inside the heavily fortified Green Zone, Iraq’s military said, killing a child and wounding at least five people, signaling an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in Octob...

Trump Bestowing Medal of Honor on Soldier for Hostage Rescue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will bestow the Medal of Honor on a U.S. soldier Friday for his role in a daring 2015 mission to rescue dozens of hostages who were set to be executed by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Trump picked the 19th anniversary ...
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Iraq Army Says US Strikes Kill 5 Security Forces, 1 Civilian

BAGHDAD — Iraq's military said five security force members and a civilian were killed early Friday in a barrage of U.S. airstrikes launched hours after a rocket attack killed and wounded American and British servicemen at a base north of Baghdad. U.S. offic...
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Trump: Travel Ban Expansion Coming, Nations Aren’t Yet Final

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. would soon be imposing visa restrictions on more countries — though it's not clear yet how many nations will be affected by his expansion of the travel ban. “We’re adding a couple of countries to i...