1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,