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General’s slip spotlights US troop numbers in Syria

Pentagon officials scrambled Tuesday to clarify how many US troops are in Syria after a general put the number at a "little over 4,000"...

Blasts kills foreign soldier, five Afghans

Agence France-Presse, KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: A Taliban suicide bomber killed four Afghans on Sunday in the heart of a town taken from rebels five months...

Pentagon: Iraq May Be Headed Toward Civil War

Voice of America News, A report from the U.S. Defense Department says violence in Iraq has reached the point where conditions exist for a...

Tamil Tigers stage suicide attack against foreign-operated ship

, Tiger rebels have rammed an explosives-laden boat against a private merchant vessel operated by foreign crew in Sri Lanka's northern waters, sparking a...

Britain Earmarks Another $1.18 Billion for War Effort

, Britain will spend an extra 600 million pounds ($1.18 billion) on military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere next year and 84 million...

Cut weapons sales to Saudi over Yemen, arms watchdog says

An arms watchdog on Monday urged major weapons exporters, including the United States and France, to cut sales to Saudi Arabia over its actions...

US to keep force levels in Iraq 'to win'

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Washington: US President George W. Bush on Thursday refused to set a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq following...

Nepal's civil war ends as Maoists, government ink peace deal

, Impoverished Nepal entered a new era after Maoist rebels and the government signed a peace deal ending more than a decade of civil...

Gates Asks Congress Not to Derail Iraq Progress

American Forces Press Service, WASHINGTON: Important progress the military is making in the war on terror would be derailed if Congress doesn't pass a...

Japanese Soldiers Head Home As Iraq Mission Ends

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Baghdad: Japanese troops in Iraq began heading home Friday as the first batch of 38 soldiers were flown out by British military...