A Marine sergeant has been convicted of murdering an Iraqi civilian in 2006, the second time a military jury has returned a guilty verdict in what has become one of the most complicated and long-running criminal cases from the Iraq War.
Iran laid to rest 175 military divers in an emotional public funeral ceremony on Tuesday, almost three decades after they were captured in war with Iraq and, according to Iran`s military, were buried alive.
New delays to a major report into Britain`s role in the Iraq War sparked fears on Wednesday that the public would conclude an inquiry`s long-awaited findings had been "sexed down" to prevent criticism of former high-profile figures.
A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives has been found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.
Islamic State group militants launched an assault on Thursday on a small town in western Iraq, a military spokesman said, as the United Nations warned that 10 months of violence in the country has taken a heavy toll on civilians.
Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.