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US military conducts a dozen secret strikes in four years: report

Agence France-Presse, Washington: US special forces have conducted nearly a dozen secret operations against Al-Qaeda in Syria, Pakistan and other countries under a broad...

Suicide bomb rips through Pakistan luxury hotel

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A huge suicide truck bomb ripped through a luxury hotel Tuesday killing 11 people and wounding 52 in Pakistan's Peshawar city, capital...

Renegade DR Congo general calls for ceasefire

Agence France-Presse, KINSHASA (AFP): Renegade former general Laurent Nkunda late Wednesday called for a truce in his battle with the army of the Democratic...

Ethiopian troop reinforcements enter embattled Mogadishu

, Hundreds of Ethiopian troop reinforcements entered Mogadishu Monday, after four days of heavy fighting sparked by an Ethiopian offensive against Islamist rebels and...

Thai Political Protests Turn Deadly

About 5,000 demonstrators have camped outside of the office of Thailand's prime minister Tuesday, a day after violent clashes between soldiers and anti-government protesters...

Pentagon Report Cites Increase in Iraq Violence, Political Problems

, Just hours after the new U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates took office, his department issued a quarterly report on Iraq that paints a...

US-led warplanes hit Syrian forces

US-led warplanes hit a pro-regime convoy in Syria that ignored warning shots, weeks after President Donald Trump's administration launched America's first strikes against Damascus...

New Pakistani Taliban chief may be dead: US official

Washington: Newly anointed Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud may have been killed recently during clashes with a rival faction, a senior US counterterrorism official...

Pakistan probes Al-Qaeda links in deadly suicide attack

, Pakistan has probed Al-Qaeda links to a suicide bombing that killed 42 recruits at an army base near the Afghan border, as Britain...

War-Funding Delays Harmful Within Months, Deputy Secretary Says

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: War-funding delays will become harmful within months if continued, the Pentagon’s second-ranking official said here today. Deputy Defense Secretary...