Content Tagged 'iraq'

UN envoy says Iraq looks to countries for help
The top U.N. envoy in Iraq is telling the U.N. Security Council the country is looking to the international community to remove the "life-threatening danger" to its security posed by the Islamic State terrorist group.
President Says U.S. Will Take Military Action Against ISIS
Recent polls show much of the country has been in support of military action against ISIS. Video Video
Keesler Prepares to Honor 9/11 Anniversary
At a program Wednesday morning, Brigadier General Patrick Higby, Commander of Keesler Air Force Base, discussed the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States. Video Video
Keesler Prepares for Possibile Deployment to Middle East
Wednesday night, the nation prepares to hear from President Obama on his plan to handle ISIS. Video Video
French president to discuss extremism with Iraq
French President Francois Hollande is going to Iraq on Friday to help prepare an international conference in support of the country's efforts to fight off violent extremists advancing in the country.
UN envoy: Up to 700 children in Iraq killed, maimed
A U.N. envoy says up to 700 children have been killed or maimed in Iraq since the beginning of the year, "including in summary executions."
UN outlines crimes against humanity in Iraq
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed other horrific abuses in Iraq that amount to crimes against humanity.
Wounded War Veteran Asks for Public's Help
War veteran, Sean Baptiste, moved to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina to help rebuild homes that were destroyed. Now he's asking for help in return. Video Video
Secretary of Navy Weighs in on Iraqi Conflict
As tensions grow in Iraq, the U.S. is taking action. Video Video
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