Erin Cunningham



The arrival of Shiite-dominated militias raised fears that Sunnis could be targeted.

  • Sep 1, 2014

Iraqi forces aided by U.S. airstrikes enter the town of Amerli, where residents had been trapped.

  • Aug 31, 2014

Video, posted to YouTube Thursday by the group’s network of online supporters, is similar to the one that grimly showed the execution of American journalist James Foley last week.

  • Aug 28, 2014

Old hostilities between Arabs and Kurds exacerbate fighting with the Islamic State.

  • Aug 28, 2014

Insurgents are seeking to take over Sangin district, where 50 U.S. Marines lost their lives.

  • Aug 23, 2014

Residents wonder if things have changed permanently in Qasaba, where Taliban attacks are new.

  • Aug 19, 2014

A report from Human Rights Watch says unarmed protesters were systematically targeted last August.

  • Aug 12, 2014

Two senior executives of the New York-based group had planned to present a damning report.

  • Aug 11, 2014

Although Lashkar Gah in southern Afghanistan has largely been shielded from the violence elsewhere in the Helmand province, it remains a city on edge.

  • Aug 4, 2014

A teenager detonated a bomb hidden in his turban, killing Hashmat Khalil Karzai, Afghan officials said.

  • Jul 29, 2014
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