BREAKING NEWS: Iran Fires Missiles at U.S. Forces in Iraq


According to a report from the Pentagon, Iran fired more a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. forces in retaliation for General Qassem Soleimani’s death last week. Visit for more information Ain al-Asad base in Anbar province and a base in Erbil were both hit on Wednesday following the continuous tension […]

Over 300 Killed In Massive Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck northern Iraq and parts of Iran has killed more than 330 people in both countries and injured more than 4,500, according to officials. It is the strongest quake to hit the region in years. Visit for more information Most of the reports of dead and injured came from […]

R&B Singer Avant Shares Stories Of His Tour In Iraq (Flashback Nov. 2008)

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 Words by Aimstar Visit for more information From our Nov. 2008 issue, a story about an artists sharing his gifts with our service people. Advertisement It’s been a minute since Avant’s last album, Director, hit the shelves in the spring of 2006. Although relatively understated, the album went gold and did bear a few […]

ISIS Claims Responsibility For NYC Truck Attack


Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a truck attack in New York City that killed eight people on Tuesday, the group’s online publication said on Thursday. Visit for more information Islamic State said in its weekly issue of Al-Naba newspaper that “the attacker is one of the caliphate soldiers”. It did not provide evidence […]

#KatrinaPiersonHistory: The Internet Has a Field Day with Trump’s Spokeswoman Blaming Obama for Death of Humayan Khan


According to Donald Trump‘s campaign national spokeswoman Katrina Pierson, Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama are to blame for the death of the U.S. Army Captain Humayan Khan. Visit for more information On a Tuesday [August 2] where all talk was centered on Donald Trump’s failure to endorse fellow GOP members John McCain and Paul […]

Two Bombings in Baghdad Kills At Least 125, Wounds 187 Others


According to Iraqi police, at least 125 people have been killed and about 187 injured in an explosion claimed by the so-called Islamic State group in Baghdad. A car bomb exploded on a busy street in the Karrada district late on Saturday, July 2. The mainly Shia area was busy with shoppers late at night because it […]

New Memorial Day Documentary Shows Veterans Recounting Horrific War Stories


Of Men & War, a new documentary set to air on Memorial Day, will show how post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] has left a mark on the lives of the troops who are returning from war. Visit for more information Thirty percent of the 834,467 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, who are treated through the […]

Muslim Man Kicked off Southwest Flight for Speaking Arabic, Southwest Responds

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UC Berkeley senior Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26 year old Iraqi refugee, was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight for speaking Arabic to his uncle during a brief phone call. Visit for more information According to the Daily Californian, Makhzoomi was overheard by another passenger saying goodbye to his uncle on the phone, using the […]

Nelly First US Artist To Perform For Iraqi Troops Fighting ISIS

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Nelly recently visited Erbil in northern Iraq to perform a charity concert for the Kurdish Peshmerga troops fighting against Isis Visit for more information Non-profit organization Rwanga organized a charity concert for Iraqi troops, which coincided with the annual Xoli Raperin football tournament at the Martyr Franso Hariri Stadium. The charity foundation said the […]