- Fleeing Shiite Turkmen Caught in Iraq Limbo
Dozens of families who fled a Shiite Turkmen town in northern Iraq overrun by Sunni militants want to move south but are stuck in limbo between the Kurdish authorities and insurgents.
- Iraqi troops clash with Shi’ite loyalists
Iraqi government troops have clashed overnight with followers of prominent Shi’ite cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi in the holy southern province of Karbala, medical officials say, as the country is roiled by a Sunni-led insurgency.
- Syrian rebels will