War and unrest

Civil protection rescue team work on the debris of a destroyed house to recover the body of people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area earlier this month (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
March 27, 2017 - 7:16 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militant group alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said Tuesday. The human rights group's...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., waves to the crowd before he speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 27, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week's annual gathering for the "unbreakable" alliance. Missing from the agenda: Concrete steps advancing the Israeli government's top...
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Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley waves to the crowd before she speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference held at the Verizon Center in Washington, Monday, March 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 27, 2017 - 5:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week's annual gathering for the "unbreakable" alliance. Missing from the agenda: Concrete steps advancing the Israeli government's top...
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This still image taken from drone footage posted online Monday, March. 27, 2017 by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows smoke rising near the Tabqa Dam, in Raqqa, Syria. U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria paused military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 1:45 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria paused military operations near a dam held by the Islamic State group on Monday to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. The decision by the Syrian Democratic Forces came a day after conflicting reports...
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Family members of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran, who was killed in Wednesday's London attack, and his wife Melissa, who was injured, attend a press conference at New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police force, in London, Monday, March 27, 2017. British police say that two people remain in custody following last week's attack in London as messaging services face criticism for encrypted networks that allow attackers to communicate in secret.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 27, 2017 - 11:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on London attack investigation (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A senior British counterterrorism officer says police have found "no evidence" Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian opposition gunmen, left, carries their weapon as some family members leave the al-Waer neighborhood bound for a town on the Turkish border, in Homs, Syria, Monday, March 27, 2017. Syrian state TV said Monday that another group of rebels with their families are leaving the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs under a Russia-brokered deal with the government. The opposition fighters agreed to leave and the evacuations first started on March 18, after years of siege and bombardment at the hands of pro-government forces. (SANA via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 5:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Another group of Syrian rebels with their families on Monday began leaving the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs under a Russia-brokered deal with the Damascus government, state TV and the province's governor said. The government has denied that the Homs...
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March 26, 2017 - 3:59 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 10 p.m. U.S.-led coalition forces say the Tabqa Dam in northern Syria is structurally sound. The Islamic State group claimed Sunday that coalition airstrikes had locked the dam's gates, causing Euphrates River water levels to rise...
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A body is removed as police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 26, 2017 - 11:56 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Cincinnati's police chief says shots were fired by multiple people inside a crowded nightclub, killing a 27-year-old man and leaving 15 other people wounded. Previously, the police counted 14 wounded...
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A body is removed as police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 26, 2017 - 11:40 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Cincinnati's police chief says shots were fired by multiple people inside a crowded nightclub, killing a 27-year-old man and leaving more than a dozen other people wounded. Chief Eliot Isaac says...
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A body is removed as police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 26, 2017 - 11:22 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A hospital spokeswoman says five people among those injured in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting have been treated at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and released. Kelly Martin says two others...
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