Iraqi forces on an armored personnel carrier (APC) advance in the Jurf al-Sakhr area, north of the Shiite shrine city of Karbala on October 30, 2014, after they retook the area from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists over the weekend after months of fighting the regain the ground. (credit: HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Militants Kill More Than 200 Iraqi Sunni Tribesmen In Recent Days

An Iraqi official and a Sunni tribal leader say Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants have shot dead 36 Sunni tribesmen, women and children, pushing the total number of people killed by the group’s apparent drive to punish the tribe in recent days to more than 200.


Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad on June 23, 2014. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Official: ‘There’s No Magic Airstrike That’s Going To Change The Entire Situation’ In Iraq

Confronting the threat of civil war in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to personally urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace.


Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they gather to show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17 2014, in the southern Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf. (credit: HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Officials: Obama Not Expected To Approve Imminent Airstrikes In Iraq

President Barack Obama is not expected to approve imminent airstrikes in Iraq, in part because there are few clear targets that could blunt the Sunni insurgency, U.S. officials said Tuesday.


A picture taken with a mobile phone shows a vehicle ablaze on a road in Hawijah, west of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq on June 11, 2014. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Al-Qaeda Condemns Islamic State Of Iraq, Severed Ties With Militants

Al-Qaeda-inspired militants seized effective control Wednesday of Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, expanding their offensive closer to the Iraqi capital as soldiers and security forces abandoned their posts following clashes with the insurgents.


Sunni interviews RGIII at Pierre Garcon's charity event.

RGIII Explains Why ‘We Never See Him Out’ in the DC Club Scene

Something that may have gone unnoticed about RGIII – against all odds – was his explanation of why he doesn’t frequent the bar/club scene of Washington, D.C., which submitted willingly to WPGC’s Sunni at Pierre Garcon’s charity event last week.