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EU Ministers Hold Special Meeting on Iraq

European Union foreign ministers are holding emergency talks Friday to come up with a unified response to arming Kurds fighting Islamic extremists in Iraq. The meeting in Brussels comes a day after embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki bowed to enormous international pressure, finally stepping aside and supporting his nominated replacement. The meeting could encourage greater foreign military aid to Iraqis who are battling militants in the Islamic State group that have taken...

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