Men sit in front of a shop under a damaged building in Mosul. Agence France-Presse
The blast also killed four civilians and wounded three members of the Kurdish-led internal security forces known as the Asayish, the source said.
A Tajik man who joined Daesh said many foreigners who enlisted in its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria were jailed or killed for trying to leave. The 28-year-old, who once drove a taxi in Moscow,
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A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said.
President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign on Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 — with a raucous, nationalist rally stirring fear of illegal immigration and vowing to fight for blue collar workers.
Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a “bold change” on Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal.