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New Zealand flags early Afghan exit after three killed

New Zealand flags early Afghan exit after three killed

New Zealand pledged Monday to withdraw from Afghanistan as quickly as possible after three of its troops were killed in a roadside bomb attack, but insisted it will not “cut and run” from the conflict. Prime Minister John Key said […]


Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

British intelligence on Syrian troop movements is helping rebels launch successful attacks on regime forces, a Sunday newspaper reported, quoting an opposition official. The Sunday Times weekly said the disclosure by the official was the first indication that British intelligence […]


Israel ready for 30-day war after Iran strike

Israel ready for 30-day war after Iran strike

Israel is prepared for a 30-day war on multiple fronts should it decide to strike Iran, and is “ready as never before” for such a clash, the outgoing home front defence minister said Wednesday. In an interview with the Maariv […]


Gunmen attack Pakistan air base, 8 dead: officials

Gunmen attack Pakistan air base, 8 dead: officials

Militants armed with guns and rocket launchers stormed a key Pakistani air force base before dawn on Thursday, sparking hours of heavy clashes that killed eight people, officials said. Two security officials were among the dead at PAF Base Minhas […]


K-9 teams help IED fight in Afghanistan

K-9 teams help IED fight in Afghanistan

Everyone is familiar with the tools Soldiers use on today’s modern battlefield. People often think of rifles, hand grenades and up-armored vehicles — but what about dogs? Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry […]


Israel has not decided on Iran strike: US defense chief

Israel has not decided on Iran strike: US defense chief

Israel has not yet decided whether to strike Iran over its suspect nuclear program, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said, as Tehran dismissed the threat of an imminent attack. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak in […]


Syria rebels claim jet downing as army advances

Syria rebels claim jet downing as army advances

Syrian rebels claimed they downed a fighter jet Monday in what would be a major coup for the opposition, but the regime seized the upper hand in Aleppo as it advanced into a new rebel-held district. President Bashar al-Assad’s regime […]


US must seal border for Waziristan push: Pakistani official

US must seal border for Waziristan push: Pakistani official

Pakistan has told Washington that US forces must seal the Afghan border in the event of any offensive against the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network in North Waziristan, an official said Saturday. The Haqqanis, blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in […]


Syria army claims control of Aleppo rebel redoubt

Syria army claims control of Aleppo rebel redoubt

Syria said its troops seized a rebel-held Aleppo district on Wednesday after storming it and “annihilating” most of the insurgents, as a long-threatened ground assault on the key city was launched. The rebels promptly denied the claim, acknowledging that a […]


 
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