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State media: More than 140 killed during earthquake along Iraq-Iran border

State media said over 860 people were injured in the quake that shook the region Sunday.

More than 400 dead from earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area

Rescuers dug through the debris of buildings brought down by a earthquake that killed more than 400 people in the border region between Iraq and Iran.

Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.
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US disrupts evacuation of IS militants in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition said Wednesday it carried out airstrikes to disrupt a convoy of Islamic State militants being evacuated from the Lebanon-Syria border to an IS-held area in eastern Syria near Iraq, without targeting the evacuees themselv
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US decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others

The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control.

Iraqi PM celebrates in Mosul, but battle ongoing

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The Latest on developments in the fight for Mosul in Iraq (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been...

Islamic militant attack in Egypt’s Sinai kills 23 troops

Islamic militants in Egypt's Sinai unleashed a suicide car bomb and dozens of masked and heavily armed gunmen on a remote security outpost Friday, killing at least 23 soldiers and wounding 33, officials said.

Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts

Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi religious artifacts smuggled from the Middle East.

US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

The U.S. military says it has shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants.

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