Transgender soldier and former intel analyst in Iraq said she leaked materials to expose the U.S. army's disregard of the war's effects on civilians
Official military tally of civilian deaths from raids carried out in Syria and Iraq since 2014 is far lower than suggested by other monitoring groups
The 2,000-year-old ancient city near Mosul was destroyed by ISIS militants in the summer of 2014
In a conversation in Iraqi Kurdistan, Bese Hozat repeatedly decries Turkish 'fascism,' but Ankara notes it's facing a group considered a terror organization by the U.S. and EU as well
News of the trip broke while Kushner was midair; usually, such trips are kept quiet until the officials arrive to ensure maximum security.
Kushner visits Iraq with Joint Chief of Staff Gen. Dunford 'on behalf of the president.' Trip comes against backdrop of investigation into civilian deaths at Mosul site following U.S.-led coalition air strike.
Iraqi special forces and police tighten hold on Mosul's al-Nuri mosque, where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a caliphate nearly three years ago.
ISIS Forces Mosul Civilians Into Booby-trapped Buildings to Be Used as Human Shields, UN Rights Chief Says
U.S. to send additional 200 troops to help capture Mosul as Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein calls on Iraqi and coalition forces fighting ISIS to 'avoid this trap,' after scores of civilians killed and wounded in past six weeks.
Offensive near to Euphrates dam, in danger of collapsing, comes amid gains against ISIS in major city of Mosul.
Sabareen Zabidat, from Sakhnin in northern Israel, moved to Syria and then to Mosul in Iraq with her husband and three kids before fleeing back to Turkey.