- All 46 nurses return home from Iraq, 600 stranded Indians to arrive in next 2 days
Kochi/Hyderabad/New Delhi: Ending a tense period, 183 Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq, including 122 nurses – 46 from Kerala freed by Iraqi insurgents, 52 from Telangana and 24 from Andhra Pradesh – arrived home Saturday to a grand welcome while 200 more were on their way.
- In Iraq, Islamic State jihadists destroy ancient mosques, shrines
BAGHDAD: The jihadists who overran Mosul last month have demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the historic northern Iraqi city, residents and social media posts said on Saturday.
- Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,