Iraqi authorities executed 36 people convicted of taking part in the 2014 Camp Speicher massacre, in which 1,700 Iraqi conscripts were killed, city of Nasiriyah Gov. Yahya Al-Nasiri said Sunday. The governor said there will be more executions.
In the most direct public warning to Moscow and Damascus to date, the new US commander of American troops in Iraq and Syria is vowing to defend US special operations forces in northern Syria if regime warplanes and artillery again attack in areas where troops are located.
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