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Aussie robbed by men disguised as flirty women in Saigon

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The duo, already arrested, admits to snatching phones from many other tourists in the backpackers’ district.

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'Hamilton' cast asks Pence to work for 'all of us'

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

The diverse cast of award-winning Broadway musical "Hamilton" delivered a powerful, if unusual, message to Vice-President elect Mike Pence after he was booed at a performance of the show, urging him to work on behalf of all Americans. Donald Trump's

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5 things to know about Tomi Lahren

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5 things to know about Tomi Lahren Lahren, a Millennial television host and conservative commentator, hosts Tomi on The Blaze, a network owned by former Fox News pundit Glenn Beck. She is known for her often controversial takes on issues ranging

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A ring of care for Mosul’s civilians

access_timeMar 30,2017 chat_bubble_outline43

Yahoo News The battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State, which began five months ago, has now become the most intense urban warfare since World War II. Street-to-street fighting in Mosul’s western and older section has put Iraqi...

Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

access_timeMar 25,2017 chat_bubble_outline45

Yahoo News Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 200 civilians, in what would be the highest civilian death...

After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

access_timeMar 22,2017 chat_bubble_outline39

Yahoo News The colonel is a quintessential Iraqi military man: shaved head, bushy black mustache, and very proud of how the Iraqi Army has rebuilt and “proved it is professional” in the fight to oust the Islamic State from Mosul. Like many in Iraq,...

Neglected under ISIS, schools in eastern Mosul overflow with students once again

access_timeMar 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline49

Yahoo News The melodic chanting of schoolchildren is punctuated by mortar fire shot from a nearby military base, as the battle to liberate western Mosul rages just across the Tigris River. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?...

With ISIS besieged in western Mosul, civilians decide now's the time to flee

access_timeFeb 27,2017 chat_bubble_outline52

Yahoo News Every time the Islamic State knocked on the door of the west Mosul home, two things would happen. Ahmed, a former Iraqi police officer, would race to an underground hiding place. “I am alone, a woman,” Waha, a mother of four, recalls...

AP PHOTOS: Iraqis displaced from Mosul marry in refugee camp

access_timeFeb 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline35

Yahoo News KHAZER CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A bleak refugee camp in northern Iraq saw a rare outpouring of joy on Thursday as Hussein Danoon and Shahad Abed celebrated their wedding less than a month after fleeing the fighting in Mosul....

UN briefly pauses aid to Iraq's Mosul amid security concerns

access_timeFeb 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline31

Yahoo News HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations says it's temporarily pausing aid operations to neighborhoods in the eastern half of the Iraqi city of Mosul as attacks by the Islamic State group continue to inflict heavy civilian...

US commander: Mosul and Raqqa should be retaken in 6 months

access_timeFeb 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline26

Yahoo News CAMP TAJI, Iraq (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Iraq says he expects to retake Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria from the Islamic State group within the next six months and the fight for western Mosul to begin in days....

IS made sulphur weapons in Mosul university: Pentagon

access_timeFeb 07,2017 chat_bubble_outline39

Yahoo News Tests have confirmed that the Islamic State group was making rudimentary chemical weapons at the University of Mosul, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Coalition-backed Iraqi forces in mid-January took control of the sprawling campus of the...

Discarded IS receipts offer glimpse into former Mosul life

access_timeFeb 03,2017 chat_bubble_outline42

Yahoo News MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Receipts from taxi rides, ledgers listing internet usage for the privileged few and random logbooks documenting an ever tighter economy are just some of the documents that Islamic State militants left behind when they...

UN warns west Mosul civilians at 'extreme risk'

access_timeJan 24,2017 chat_bubble_outline37

Yahoo News The estimated 750,000 people living in jihadist-controlled west Mosul are in grave danger, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, 100 days into a massive Iraqi operation to retake the city. "We are relieved that so many people in the...

Iraqi forces preparing offensive on western Mosul, commander says

access_timeJan 24,2017 chat_bubble_outline31

Yahoo News Iraqi forces have started preparing an offensive to capture the western side of Mosul from Islamic State, campaign commander Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said. Popular Mobilization "is preparing an operation in the next...

Pet pigeons take flight in Iraq's Mosul as militants retreat

access_timeJan 24,2017 chat_bubble_outline56

Yahoo News MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — For the first time in over two years, flocks of white and grey pigeons can be seen circling Mosul's rooftops....

Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in Mosul

access_timeJan 23,2017 chat_bubble_outline46

Yahoo News BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the...

Islamic State blows up hotel to prevent landing in west Mosul, witnesses say

access_timeJan 22,2017 chat_bubble_outline59

Yahoo News Islamic State detonated explosives in the largest hotel in western Mosul on Friday, in an attempt to destroy it and prevent Iraqi forces from using it as a landing spot or base in their offensive to capture the city, witnesses said on...

Top Iraq commander announces 'liberation' of east Mosul

access_timeJan 18,2017 chat_bubble_outline40

Yahoo News Iraqi forces have fully retaken east Mosul from the Islamic State group, a top commander said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was launched. Elite forces have in recent days entered the last...

Civilian casualties mount as Iraqi forces advance in Mosul

access_timeJan 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline36

Yahoo News IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The mortar attack that left Um Yousef blind in one eye and killed two of her children came on the same day that Iraqi forces retook her neighborhood in eastern Mosul from the Islamic State group....

Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman

access_timeJan 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline53

Yahoo News Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said. A military statement said troops had also taken...

Military: Mosul University fully liberated by Iraqi troops

access_timeJan 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline35

Yahoo News BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi military spokesman says government troops have fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul....

Amid primary care struggle, field hospital opens near Mosul fighting

access_timeJan 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline25

Yahoo News By Girish Gupta NEAR MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Civilians and soldiers wounded as Iraqi forces attempt to retake Mosul from Islamic State are receiving treatment in a high-tech field hospital about 20 km from the frontlines. Treating...

Iraqi forces push onto Mosul University grounds

access_timeJan 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline28

Yahoo News MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have secured less than a quarter of Mosul University as they face stiff resistance from Islamic State fighters in the battle for control of the city, according to senior Iraqi commanders overseeing the...

On Mosul frontlines, Islamic State's local fighters direct the battle

access_timeJan 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline32

Yahoo News By Stephen Kalin MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - As Iraqi government forces advanced towards his eastern Mosul neighborhood in November, a group of Islamic State militants stormed Abu Rami's home, put a gun to his head and told him and his family...

Iraqi forces battle on in Mosul university complex

access_timeJan 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline33

Yahoo News Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants inside the Mosul University campus on Saturday in a second day of fierce clashes in the complex. As they unfurled a map of the area, a suspected Islamic State drone flew overhead and...

Iraqi forces enter Mosul University in battling IS for city

access_timeJan 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline81

Yahoo News IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Two Iraqi officers say Iraqi special forces have entered the Mosul University, a tactical achievement in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city....

Iraq forces have retaken 80% of east Mosul: spokesman

access_timeJan 11,2017 chat_bubble_outline48

Yahoo News Iraqi forces have retaken at least 80 percent of east Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group, the spokesman of the special forces spearheading the campaign said on Wednesday. "I think you can say that we have retaken 80 to 85...

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