Articles tagged with: Iraq

11 February 2015

"Sniper" trial begins

Posted in U.S. & World News

Fort Worth, Texas --- (NBC News)  Opening statements were heard Wednesday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the man accused of murdering former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.T ...

07 November 2014

Obama deploys up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Barack Obama on Friday authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq in an expansion of the American fight against ISIS militants, the Pentagon said. If all 1,500 ...

29 September 2014


Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama is blaming bad intelligence for the rise of the terror group ISIS.The President says U.S. officials believed they had defeated terrorists in Iraq only to find that they we ...

12 September 2014

Gauging the ISIS threat

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(NBC News) The Pentagon and the White House agreed "war" is the right word to describe the new Obama effort to destroy ISIS, the self-styled Islamic state.But Obama's plan for a coalition, at least ...

10 September 2014

President Obama: Plan on ISIS

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the nation live.NBC5 will carry the address in its entirety as the President makes his case for a U.S. plan to deal with ISIS.Just as Mr. Obama pulled ...

03 September 2014

More troops to Iraq

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(NBC News)  President Obama's trip to the Baltics and the NATO summit has been overshadowed by the horrible news of another American beheaded by the militant group ISIS. The State Department still ...

22 August 2014

The ISIS threat

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(NBC News)  In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure Al Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States and now Defense Secretary Chuc ...

20 August 2014

ISIS militants behead journalist

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(NBC News)  Islamist militants have released a photo along with a graphic video of the apparent beheading of American photojournalist and threatened to kill another kidnapped American newsman unles ...

28 July 2014

Overhauling veteran care

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(NBC News)  Congresssional leaders have announced a compromise bill designed to improve care at veterans hospitals.The plan should mean shorter waits for care, especially for younger veterans just ...

24 July 2014

ISIS militants order Iraqi females to undergo genital mutilation

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(NBC News) Militants have ordered all females in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation, the U.N. said Thursday. The Islamic of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) issued the "f ...