By Terri Moon Cronk
Although hard work remains following defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's tyrannical self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria, there are encouraging signs that life is returning to normal, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters...
Sitting at the end of a long, winding road is a nearly 1,400-year-old monastery carved from the rocks that somewhat resembles an ampitheater. Rabban Mar Hormizd founded the monastery named after him in 640 CE. Centuries later, it became one of the holiest sites for Chaldean Christians.
By Kristina Jovanovski
A Turkish court sentenced 14 staff of the country's leading opposition newspaper to up to seven years in prison on terrorism charges on Wednesday, according to the newspaper.