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October 29, 2018 7:04 PM Yazidi refugee woman urges government for help navigating new world

Adiba, 27, fled her home in northern Iraq’s Sinjar district after Daesh, also known as ISIS and ISIL, militants massacred Yazidi villages, capturing women as sex slaves, and says some of her family members were among the 10,000 Yazidis who were killed in the genocide. Her parents are still living in a refugee camp in Kurdistan and she did not use her last name out of fear for their 12

October 1, 2018 8:26 PM Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, accused of another assault

Palin is in jail facing charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He appeared in court Saturday, where a judge set a $500 unsecured bond with the condition of wearing a monitoring device if released. Palin, whose mother was the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, was arrested in an assault on his father, Todd, last December 18

September 27, 2018 5:30 PM Hold the Dark a brooding and unnerving tale set in the Far North

Wright plays the quintessential everyman and outsider with quiet conviction as he embarks on a journey that will spin itself into an increasingly bloody and enigmatic mystery. He encounters a bison standing placidly on the road as he approaches the village. Yep, the North is an odd and quirky place. But almost nothing is what is seems as he becomes a witness 16

September 7, 2018 1:48 PM Iran, Russia and Turkey presidents meet for summit to discuss Syria’s future

“The fires of war and bloodshed in Syria are reaching their end,” Rouhani said, while adding that terrorism must “be uprooted in Syria, particularly in Idlib.” Each of the three nations has its own interests in the years-long war in Syria. Iran wants to keep its foothold in the Mediterranean nation neighbouring Israel and Lebanon. Turkey, which backed 21

August 23, 2018 10:29 AM Man who killed mother, sister in knife attack west of Paris identified

A long-time friend of the attacker named him as Kamel Salhi, 36. The friend, Said Segreg, said Salhi had no obvious problems, didn’t abuse drugs or alcohol and wasn’t fervently religious. A government official confirmed Salhi’s name and age. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to discuss such details publicly 20

August 1, 2018 1:06 PM Japan vows to rescue journalist believed to be held hostage in Syria

Several videos showing a man believed to be Yasuda have been also released in the past year. Yasuda started reporting on the Middle East in early 2000s. He was taken hostage in Iraq in 2004 with three other Japanese, but was freed after Islamic clerics negotiated his release. His most recent trip to Syria was in 2015 to report on his journalist friend 31

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 19

May 20, 2018 2:47 PM Baghdad, Karachi archbishops among Pope Francis’ choices for new cardinals

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome’s homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority. “I am happy to announce that on June 29, I will hold a consistory (ceremony) to make 14 new cardinals 30

May 17, 2018 6:26 PM French official says friend of Paris attacker faces accomplice charge

Khamzat Azimov, who was born in the Russian republic of Chechnya, killed one person and wounded four others with a knife. He was killed by police as he advanced on them, saying “shoot, shoot, shoot.” Molins said that Azimov’s parents, who were detained shortly after the stabbing spree, said they recognized their son in a video declaring allegiance to the Islamic 28

May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 54