ISIS has taken responsibility for this most recent attack in Iraq's capital.
Sadly, this type of violence is not rare. In the first six months of 2016, 2,735 Iraqi civilians have been killed by terrorists.
Seventeen of the dead victims were boys between the ages of 10 and 16.
Ava DuVernay needs to buy the rights to this story asap!
J.R. Martinez has made a habit out of triumphing over obstacles. The former Army solider was disfigured during an IED explosion in 2003 while serving…
Al Gore’s Current TV has finally found a buyer. However, the purchaser has been raising eyebrows since 9/11. Now Al Jazeera, struggling for acceptance in the U.S., will gain access to additional millions of U.S. viewers. CNN.com’s Hugh Miles comments. Read more:
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// // From Arwa Damon, CNN// : The last U.S. brigade combat team in Iraq has left the country, a move that helps U.S. President Barack Obama reach his goal of 50,000 troops in the country by September 1. Their departure leaves about 56,000 U.S. troops in the country, according to the U.S. military. Capt. […]
// The video provides a rare, disturbing close-up of modern urban warfare at a time when violence was near its peak in Baghdad and the U.S. death toll was mounting. In this incident, soldiers flying attack helicopters were called in to assist ground troops who had been pinned down by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. […]