Israel has carried out an airstrike on a weapons depot in Iraq that officials said was being used by Iran to move weapons to Syria, an attack that could destabilize Iraq and thrust it deeper into the conflict between the United States and Iran. The attack, believed to be the …Read More »
Isis regaining strength in Iraq and Syria fewer than six months after Trump celebrated victory, military officials warn
Five months after US-backed forces ousted Isis from its last shard of territory in Syria, the terrorist group is regaining strength, military and intelligence officers have warned. Isis is gathering new strength, conducting guerrilla attacks across Iraq and Syria, retooling its financial networks and targeting new recruits at an allied-run tent …Read More »
These trends, described by Iraqi, American and other Western intelligence and military officials, and documented in a recent series of government and United Nations assessments, portray an Islamic State on the rise again, not only in Iraq and Syria, but in branches from West Africa to Sinai. This resurgence poses …Read More »
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — On a Monday afternoon in June 2017, Renee Holland was draped in an American flag at Philadelphia International Airport, waiting for a soldier she had befriended on Facebook. The married 56-year-old had driven two hours from Delaware to pick him up. Their blossoming online friendship had …Read More »
Boris Johnson voting record: From opposing hunting ban to backing Iraq war, how has Conservative leadership front runner voted in Parliament?
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Boris Johnson has won the Conservative leadership race and will succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister. The ex-foreign secretary and London mayor Mr Johnson, 54, beat off rival Jeremy Hunt in a comfortable victory. The Independent has scoured the voting record to see what it reveals about the kind of prime minister Mr …Read More »