A report released by the Central Bank of Iraq indicates that the Islamic State militant group had stolen $830 million dollars from Iraqi bank facilities and reserves in 2014, according to Newsweek.
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I don't know about you, but I really want to know who is, and was, responsible for naming certain cities and towns throughout the world.
The young Kylie Jenner turns 20 years old today.
The Associated Press reports that a 29-year old Syrian man is in custody on allegations that he, as a member of ISIS, committed war crimes in his home country.
On Wednesday, three men dubbing themselves as the 'Three Musketeers' were convicted of plotting an attack against UK police and military officials, reports Fox News.
How many times have you heard that President Trump's supporters are angry, old, probably balding, middle aged white men? Too many times to count on both your hands, right? Well I'm sure whoever started the Babes for Trump Instagram page was in your shoes and probably got ridiculously fed up with the inaccurate stereotype.
Millennials and Generation X cast 69.9% of the 137.5 million total votes in the 2016 election, reports Pew Research Center. This leaves prior generations, including baby boomers, at a voter minority.
On July 10, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Mosul's liberation. But after nine difficult months of warfare to take back the city where the jihadists proclaimed its caliphate three years ago, the fight isn't over yet.
On the first day of a two-day committee hearing discussing the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Republican Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch made it a point Wednesday to call out the partisan agenda in the Russian hacking investigation.
Linda Wenzel fled her hometown of Pulsnitz Germany at the age of 15 to join ISIS. Last week, she was found alive with a baby in Mosul following a shootout battle with Iraqi forces and the terrorist group, according to Newsweek.
Not only is Gisele Bündchen a drop dead gorgeous Brazilian supermodel, but she is the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry.
A young woman was arrested on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for a Snapchat video of her wearing a miniskirt and a crop top. On the Saudi state television station Al Ekhabariya, a report said she was arrested by Riyadh police because she wore "suggestive clothing."
Last year, Donald Trump Jr. met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in the hopes of receiving damaging information on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. According to his emails, Trump Jr. was told that Veselnitskaya was a Russian government lawyer.
The human rights group Reprieve has warned that Saudi Arabia may be close to executing Mujtaba Al-Sweikat, who was arrested five years ago for attending a pro-democracy rally in the country as a 17-year-old.
We like to think of the typical political leader as a perfectly programmed robot. For the sake of their reputations, they can't necessarily afford to act any other way, so we can't really blame them. (SLIDESHOW: 10 Times John Kerry Looked More Like Secretariat Than Secretary Of State)
A senior UN official claimed there is a possibility that up to 20,000 civilians are trapped in areas of Mosul, the last location held by ISIS fighters, Agence France Presse reports.
More than 100 individuals in the UK have been convicted for terrorist plots influenced by Syrian and Iraqi terrorist organizations since 2014, the BBC revealed.
Today we remember Nancy Reagan on what would have been her 96th birthday. From acting, to her political endeavors, Nancy lived a life full of passion, determination and influence. She is someone who should be admired by all. Her intelligence and fortitude never permitted her to stand in the shadow of President Ronald Reagan. She was a force to be reckoned with, and a "powerhouse" as Reagan once wrote.
If the American Revolution never happened, The Declaration of Independence would cease to exist. The United States would not be The United States. So this war fought to free ourselves from the British is one to look back on with gratitude, because without the young men who chose to risk their lives, we would not be a country founded on the concept of freedom.