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ISIS protests public nativity scene

AL QAYYARAH, Iraq — The self-proclaimed Islamic State has voiced criticism of the nativity scene in front of a local burnt out Grand Immaculate Church, sources confirmed today. “We are deeply offended by these kafir displays of idolatry,”…

B-52s back on tour and ‘playing the classics’

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — With more than 60 years as a bomber, the Air Force's B-52s are gearing up to begin touring once again, with many dates already planned this summer in Iraq and Syria. The B-52s have been performing since the 1950s…

Iraqi soldier invents ‘Inshallah’ watch

BAGHDAD — A soldier in the Iraqi Army has invented a new tool to help Westerners better understand the Arab concept of time. Sgt. Samir Husain created the “Inshallah Watch” after noticing American military advisors becoming frustrated while…