28 Dec '14, 4pm

Iranian senior commander killed in Iraq

Related Iraq faces new crisis as Islamic State forces millions from their homes For three years, he worked closely with U.S. forces in Iraq. Now Ammar Younes sits in his frigid tent in a camp in Iraq's Kurdish region, using a scalpel to gouge pieces of shrapnel out of his mangled legs as his young children look on. Entire families answer Islamic State's call Last month in Syria, someone snapped a photo of Siddhartha Dhar holding an assault rifle in his right hand and cradling his newborn, wrapped in a fuzzy brown "onesie," with his left. Islamic State's vaunted exercise in state-building seen as crumbling The Islamic State's vaunted exercise in state-building appears to be crumbling as living conditions deteriorate across the territories under its control, exposing the shortcomings of a group that devotes most of its energies to fighting battles and enforcing strict rules....

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/iranian-senior-co...

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