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A cleric in Dearborn popular with supporters of the militant group ISIS owes a quarter of a million dollars in restitution and other costs stemming from his fraud convictions, according to newly filed court records.
"Following Francis" is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sebastien Maillard, Vatican Correspondent for La Croix, Rome Pope Francis is back in Rome after a five-day trip to Korea.
The Pentagon is considering sending about 300 more troops to Iraq to enhance security for State Department facilities in Baghdad, a U.S. official told POLITICO Wednesday, bringing the total number of uniformed Americans there to about 1,000.
The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.
Aug. 19: When Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the enormously popular website Humans of New York, landed this month in Arbil, Iraq, he had no idea that chaos was about to engulf the city.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will travel to Iraq on Wednesday, visiting the capital Baghdad and the Kurdish city of Erbil before flying back to Rome the same day, his spokesman said.
Amid the rising tide of horror stories coming from Iraq, there seems to be little constructive thought emerging from Western politicians on how to solve the political and humanitarian issues that confront the country.
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., is shown in a May 2011 file photo. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago.
Journalist Suzanne Kianpour tweeted this photo of a refugee telling MP Rory Stewart, "don't need water, need weapons," as airstrikes at the Mosul Dam were audible in the distance.
BAGHDAD a?? The line of cars was several blocks long, as motorists waited patiently to be searched so they could enter the parking lot.
Over half of respondents in a poll released here Monday by the Pew Research Center and USA Today said they approved of the airstrikes, which appear to have helped reverse some of the gains made by ISIS fighters against Kurdistan's pesh merga earlier this month.
U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Dam on Monday, fighting back ISIS militants who had seized the dam, President Obama told reporters.
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
Baghdad: The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation in 2011 has warned the United States it will attack Americans "in any place" if the raids hit its militants.
The Swedish government will increase support for Iraq by 50 million Swedish Krona , Defence Minister Karin Enstrom said Monday.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams visiting an Islamic seminary during a trip to Pakistan in 2005.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:05 am
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