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Nobody Wanted War In Kurdistan

RIA Novosti, Moscow: Nobody wanted a war in northern Iraq, now being invaded by Turkish forces. The Kurdistan Workers Party, established by the Turkish...

Sri Lankan pleads guilty in Tamil Tigers arms plot

Agence France-Presse, A Sri Lankan national pleaded guilty in a Maryland court Thursday to charges he tried to smuggle US weapons to Tamil Tiger...

Kurdish Rebels Free 8 Captured Turkish Soldiers

Voice of America News, Kurdish rebels on Sunday released eight Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq, two weeks after capturing them in an ambush inside...

Defence Committee to Inquire Into the UK Deployment to Afghanistan

, The House of Commons Defence Committee has today launched its second-stage inquiry into the UK deployment to Afghanistan. This inquiry will assess progress...

Pressure mounts on Bush as ex-aide criticizes Iraq strategy

, Besieged by political rows and sagging poll ratings, US President George W. Bush received a fresh blow Sunday as a former top aide...

Suspected Saudi-led air strike kills 28 at Yemen wedding

A suspected Saudi-led air strike killed at least 28 people at a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen, witnesses and rebels said...

Speculation heats up over what Israel hit in Syria

Agence France-Presse, WASHINGTON (AFP): Speculation over the target of an Israeli air strike in Syria has deepened with weekend press reports highlighting a possible...

Annan warns Iraq on brink of civil war

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan warned urgent action is needed by the entire international community to drag Iraq back from the brink...

Syria army advances as UN decries Aleppo’s ‘living hell’

Syrian regime forces advanced Sunday in Aleppo after Russia unleashed dozens of air strikes, as the UN's top aid official decried the "living hell"...

Israel wants Iraq to pay compensation

AFP, Israel looks set to pursue a compensation claim on behalf of Jews who left Iraq over 50 years ago, despite no such similar consideration...