Istanbul—On paper, the United States and Turkey are on the same side in the fight against the Islamic State jihadists. But on the battlefield, as a key offensive nears to force ISI..
Amman, Jordan—For years, the stage was almost as big as the larger-than-life strongmen that made it their own. Muammar Qaddafi. Saddam Hussein. Yasser Arafat. At times both politic..
—Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 20..
Erbil, Iraq—The colonel is a quintessential Iraqi military man: shaved head, bushy black mustache, and very proud of how the Iraqi Army has rebuilt and “proved it is professional” ..