1. Iran’s Use of Proxy Warfare Likely to Persist, Experts Say World, Today

    The sudden death of President Ebrahim Raisi is not expected to affect the actions of groups like Hezbollah and the Houthis, which are vital to Iran’s power.

  2. U.S. Repatriates 11 American Citizens From ISIS War Camps in Syria Washington, May 7

    The group — the largest set of Americans retrieved from the war zone — was joined by a 9-year-old noncitizen whose brother is an American.

  3. Veteran Collected Benefits After Lying About Purple Heart, U.S. Says Metro, May 1

    Sharon Toney-Finch, who served in Iraq, was charged with fraudulently claiming to have a Purple Heart and with defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  4. TikTok Star Is Killed in Third Death of Social Media Influencer in Iraq Foreign, April 29

    The shooting of Ghufran Mahdi Sawadi, known online as Um Fahad, comes amid tightening laws and increasingly conservative attitudes in the country.

  5. The April 26 Israel Gaza War Hamas live blog included one standalone post:
  6. Your Friday Briefing: Russia Doubles Down N Y T Now, May 5

    Moscow wants victories before its Monday holiday.