War in Iraq News Articles
US officials: Video shows American's execution
By LARA JAKESJULIE PACEWASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say they believe American journalist James Foley was the victim executed by Islamic State militants as shown in a grisly video released Tuesday. Separately, Foley's family confirmed his death in a statement posted on a webpage that was created to rally support for his release.
US strikes in Iraq aimed at helping reclaim dam
By JULIE PACEEDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam. The White House said President Barack Obama notified Congress Sunday that the widened mission would be limited in duration and scope.