Iraqi premier orders prosecution for looters in Tikrit
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Iraqi premier orders prosecution for looters in Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi says the military will begin arresting and prosecuting anyone who loots abandoned properties in the newly-recaptured city of Tikrit. Saddam Hussein’s hometown was recaptured by Iraqi forces Wednesday, ending a nearly 10-month occupation by the Islamic State militant group. Most of the city’s homes remain abandoned and … Continue reading

Nuke deal: World powers, Iran seal breakthrough framework
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Nuke deal: World powers, Iran seal breakthrough framework

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Capping exhausting and contentious talks, Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran’s nuclear program to keep it from being able to produce atomic weapons. The Islamic Republic was promised an end to years of crippling economic sanctions, but only if negotiators transform the plan into … Continue reading