Casualties mount as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson works to cut $10 billion from the State Department budget on White House orders.
Iraq's second city, and other areas retaken from Iraq, need more than a military strategy.
Record-keeping was poor for the U.S. Army arms transfers in Iraq and Kuwait, the government audit obtained by Amnesty International says.
The Iraqi army's chief of staff said the Islamic State group (ISIS) only controlled 3.8 percent of Iraq.
Rebels said the militants were able to extend their area of control in territory that forms a natural barrier between Syria and Israel where the Yarmouk River flows after they overran the towns of Tseel, Sahem al Golan, Adwan and Tel Jamoua.
The ground troops and a U.S.-led coalition backing them launched rockets and air strikes against the militants, who responded with mortars and sniper fire.
The U.N. has officially implicated the Syrian Air Force in chemical weapon attacks in Syria.
The release of the Chilcot Report is a step towards ensuring we don't repeat past mistakes.
The human rights lawyer will represent Yazidi victims of ISIS at the International Criminal Court.
As ISIS is Driven Back in Iraq, Will it Emerge as a Long-Term Underground Network?
Tough talk? Bombing? Advisers? Bring in allies? We're doing it and it's not working.
Clinton pushes for "intensification and acceleration" of the Obama administration's counter-ISIS strategy.
Iraqi military and Shiite and Sunni militia groups seek to liberate the city of Falluja from the militants.
Some 18,000 civilians, including 3,500 children, are caught in the camp outside Damascus.
Some of the liberators take revenge.
The girls are currently at a Shariah camp in Raqqa.