France says ‘no question’ of strikes against IS in Libya

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Tuesday refuted reports Paris was pushing for military action against the Islamic State group in Libya. “There is absolutely no question of military intervention in Libya,” Fabius told reporters on the sidelines of a Rome meeting of countries involved in combatting IS. “There is pressure (for that) but that is not the position of […]

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‘Massacre’ in Iraq as Strikes Hit Near Key Dam

Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants. Airstrikes meanwhile targeted insurgents around Iraq’s largest dam, which was captured by the Islamic State extremist group earlier this month, according to […]

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