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After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he returned to Dickson City in 2012 and struggled to return to civilian life. He couldn't find steady work.
Iraqi military forces seized control of Badoush prison from Daesh, also known as ISIS, this week. Shi'ite militias taking part in the Mosul campaign began to close in on Tal Afar late a year ago, after the offensive was launched.
As we pass the 14th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, its chief progenitor is suddenly beloved by the mainstream media again.
Baghdad - As Iraqi forces close in on the last IS strongholds in Mosul, Iraqi experts, UN and international officials fear Baghdad could find it has won the war but lost the peace.
(ARA News) Beirut, Lebanon (6:08 A.M.) - The Islamic State (ISIS) radical group has executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of detainees at ...
Sergeant Alexander Blackman, from Taunton, who has served three and a half years in prison after he was first convicted of murder in 2013, was expected to receive a significantly reduced sentence today, following a successful appeal last month.
Kari Ann Hamilton, the girlfriend of the man serving life in prison for shooting dead an Iraqi artist in a Florin Road parking lot in 2014, will serve 13 years in state prison for her role in the slaying and a home-invasion robbery in the hours after ...
From the false reasoning behind the war in Iraq to the horrors of Abu Ghraib prison. Photo / File. The story of the war on Terror is riddled with controversy and failure.
Thus far, an alliance of Iraqi security forces, Kurdish peshmerga, and Shia militias known as Hashd al-Shaabi, or Popular Mobilization Forces, has made steady advances toward Mosul, Iraq's second-most-populous city and the Islamic State's capital in ...
An Illinois lawyer known for helping Syrian and Iraqi immigrants win asylum received a 15-month federal prison sentence Wednesday, after being found guilty of ...
A few months later, at the same prison, correctional officer Kenneth Bettis, a decorated army veteran who served with the Alabama Army National Guard in Iraq, was stabbed and killed by an inmate. Overcrowding - Alabama's prisons are 173 percent above ...
Robert DeKelaita falsifyied paperwork in a bid to help clients win asylum in the United States on bogus claims of torture and religious persecution.
Iraq forces hunt for bombs, terrorist holdouts in Mosul campaign. AFP, AP | Published ... MOSUL: Iraqi forces worked to clear bombs and flush out remaining terrorists in retaken areas of west Mosul Wednesday to set the stage for an offensive against ...
Shortly after midnight on July 7 last year, the three Iranians and an Iraqi, aged between 21 and 52, escaped from their cell at Dubai's Central prison through the hole. They sneaked through the health services unit and used a copy of an emergency exit ...
The controversial new scheme aims to see some 450 new arrivals placed in various internships within prisons. jobs could include prison guards, cooks and other jobs within correctional facilities across the country. And the scheme is already partway ...
HRW calls on Kurdish administrations in Syria, Iraq to release political prisoners. By. News Desk. -. 19/03/2017 ... This while the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)-led security forces arrested 23 opposition protestors of which six are still being held ...
More than 2,500 former members of the armed forces entered the prison system last year, with experts warning a disproportionate number were being jailed for serious violence and sexual offences.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A Federal police officer announced on Saturday, that security forces discovered a prison belonging to the Islamic State in Bab al-Saray area, during a search operation in central Mosul.
He would eventually be transferred to other detention facilities, including US-maintained Camp Bucca and the Iraq-run Al-Rusafa and Nasiriya prisons. These types of detention centers were a recipe for radicalization, Jacob says. "His time in the Iraqi ...
"The deplorable prison conditions in Qayyarah and Hammam al-Alil show that the Iraqi government is not providing the most basic detention standards or due process," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch.
(Erbil) - The Iraqi interior ministry is holding at least 1,269 detainees, including boys as young as 13, without charge in horrendous conditions and with limited access to medical care at three makeshift prisons, Human Rights Watch said today ...
Iraqi authorities are holding over a thousand detainees suspected of links to the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in "horrendous conditions" in prisons south of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a rights group. Human Rights Watch (HRW ...
(Erbil) - The Iraqi interior ministry is holding at least 1,269 detainees, including boys as young as 13, without charge in horrendous conditions and with limited access to medical care at three makeshift prisons, Human Rights Watch said today. At ...
It said government forces and their allies had killed more than 83,500 civilians, including more than 27,500 in air strikes and 14,600 under torture in prison. rebel shelling had killed more than 7,000 civilians, the Observatory said. The Islamic State ...
After Iraqi troops recovered the Mosul Museum from the Islamic State, they found that the building was in complete ruin with a gaping hole in the basement and its artifacts looted or smashed to pieces, AFP reports.
As an array of forces dismantle Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate across Iraq and Syria, more evidence is emerging of the war crimes committed by the Sunni Islamist militants, who targeted Shi'ite Muslims and religious minorities as well as ...
Iraqis Capture IS women's prison, Free Detainees. March 13, 2017 2:50 PM. Rikar Hussein ... Advancing Iraqi forces in western Mosul have captured a textile factory that Islamic State (IS) used to as a jail to hold women, officials inside the city told ...
A total of 150 women were freed from the Daesh terror organization as Iraqi security forces recaptured a factory in one of Mosul city's western neighborhoods.
Iraqi detainees are suffering physical abuse, food deprivation and medical negligence in prisons, sources familiar with human rights told Arabi21.
Iraqi forces seized a third of west Mosul and trapped Islamic State group fighters inside as they made further gains in their battle to retake the city, officials said Sunday.
Mosul, Iraq - Iraqi forces have retaken around 30 percent of west Mosul from Islamic State militants, a commander of the elite Counter terrorism Service said Sunday, as soldiers pushed further into the jihadists' territory.
Baghdad: The remains of hundreds of mainly Shiite inmates killed by Daesh (ISIS) militants when they overran a prison in northern Iraq more than two years ago have been unearthed by forces retaking the area from the group, a spokesman said. An Iraqi ...
Baghdad: Iraqi paramilitary forces announced on Saturday that they had discovered a mass grave at Badush prison near Mosul containing the remains of hundreds of people executed by the militant Islamic State group.
The Iraqi military said that forces from the Hashed al-Shaabi - an umbrella group of pro-government forces that are dominated by Iran-backed Shiite militias - were among the units that recaptured the prison from the jihadists. Hashed forces found "a ...
The Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division and allied militiamen recaptured Badoush prison, north-west of Mosul, on Wednesday.
Gov. Susana Martinez on Friday ordered state prison officials to work with federal immigration agents to check the residency status of all inmates who were not born in the U.S.. The directive comes as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requested ...
According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), Daesh gunmen executed up to 600 inmates from the prison on June 10, 2014, forcing them to kneel along a nearby ravine and then shooting them with assault rifles, an account also contained in a United Nations ...
Iraqi paramilitary forces announced Saturday that they had discovered a mass grave at Badush prison near Mosul containing the remains of hundreds of people executed by the Islamic State group.
The Iraqi Army's 9th Armoured Division and allied militiamen recaptured Badoush prison, north-west of Mosul, on Wednesday.
technology being developed for military desert fighting will save Cambria County thousands by recycling laundry water at the county jail.
Moreover, soldiers from the 9th Armored Division of the Iraqi Army and pro-government fighters from Popular Mobilization Units - commonly known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha'abi - recaptured the main prison in Badush village northwest of Mosul, and ...
"The security forces also recaptured Badush prison in the western side of Mosul, as well as raising Iraqi flag over its building," Yarallah added.
The meeting comes after the Trump administration dropped Iraq from a revised temporary travel ban that applies to citizens of certain Muslim majority countries who apply for new visas.
The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) and the Iraqi Army has launched an operation to liberate Badush prison and Badush sub-district, located to the northwest of the embattled city of Mosul.
For example, in January 2013, two Iraqi nationals admitted to the United States as refugees in 2009 were sentenced to 40 years and to life in prison, respectively, for multiple terrorism-related offenses. And in October 2014, a native of Somalia ...
November 2003 - A detainee dies during an interrogation at Abu Ghraib. January 2004 - Spc. Joseph M. Darby discovers photos on a CD-ROM of Iraqi prisoners being abused. He reports the abuse to superiors, prompting an investigation. April 4, 2004 - Maj.
Saturday's executions were the first since pro-Western Jordan launched a crackdown on Islamic extremism two years ago, in response to the killing of a captured Jordanian fighter pilot by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. Jordan is a part of ...
Two British medics who joined ISIS/Daesh were among those reported killed recently. The prison in Badush has apparently been recaptured.


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