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Tension rises as Britain condemns Iran TV pictures of detainees

, Iran on Wednesday showed the first pictures of 15 detained British navy personnel after Britain froze contacts between the two in an escalating...

US commanders sought authority to attack inside Pakistan: report

Agence France-Presse, Washington: US military commanders operating in Afghanistan have sought permission to attack Pakistani militants hiding in tribal areas inside Pakistan, but so...

US defense secretary Gates slams NATO force in southern Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse, WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates unleashed a storm on Wednesday by criticizing NATO forces in southern Afghanistan, saying they were ill-prepared...

Pentagon Reports Mistakes by Bomber Crew in Afghan Incident

PENTAGON: The U.S. Defense Department says one of the aircraft involved in bombing an Afghan village a month ago, during an operation that caused...

Rumsfeld Says Quitting Is Not A Strategy In Iraq

American Forces Press Service, Washington: Quitting in Iraq before the mission is finished would be an invitation to more terrorist violence against the United...

Militants Torch Supplies Bound for Troops in Afghanistan

Pakistani police say Taliban militants have set fire to about 10 trucks carrying cement to Western forces in neighboring Afghanistan. Authorities say the trucks...

Coalition’s Iraq withdrawal plans on track

WASHINGTON: The withdrawal of American troops from Iraq cities is on track, Iraqi and coalition officials said this week. Iraqi security forces are set...

Taliban gunmen kill 17 in Pakistan air force base attack

Peshawar, Pakistan: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants attacked an air force base in the country's restive northwest Friday, killing at least 17 people in...

Bahrain Says It Is Ready For Any US-Iran Conflict

Agence France-Presse, Manama (AFP): The Gulf state of Bahrain, which provides the home base for the US Fifth Fleet, said Wednesday that it had...