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United Nations data from June showed 236 of the 382 civilians killed in Iraq last month died in Baghdad.  Those numbers will go up in July.

Iraqi officials said Monday at least 142 have died from Sunday's suicide truck bombing in the country's capital.

The detention of 10 U.S. sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps was “wholly preventable," according to the commander of naval forces in the Middle East.

Riding high on Iraq’s victory over Islamic State fighters in Fallujah, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confidently said the northwest city of Mosul would be next.

U.S. lawmakers say they want to make sure a program that enables Afghan military interpreters to immigrate to the U.S. continues without interruption.

Britain has made a historic decision to leave the European Union in a referendum that stoked passions on issues of immigration and sovereignty.