Paratroopers Trade Parachutes for Sea Legs

, ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq: Paratroopers here have added another element to their arsenal of maneuver capabilities: amphibious transportation. The Scout Platoon for the 1st Battalion, 501st...

US: Israel Likely Violated Cluster Bomb Agreement During Hezbollah War

, WASHINGTON: The Bush administration has told Congress that Israel likely violated U.S. arms export agreements with its use of cluster munitions against Hezbollah...

Iraq Needs Stronger Political Will: Australian Commander

, The Iraqi government needed a stronger political will to tackle militia violence in Baghdad, Australia

Major European Aeronautics Companies Commit to

, VIENNA, Austria: Today in Vienna nine leading European aeronautics companies (AgustaWestland, Airbus, Alenia Aeronautica, Dassault Aviation, Eurocopter, Liebherr-Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, SAFRAN, and Thales) signed...

Strike By Israeli Robot Drone Kills Four Gunmen In Gaza

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Gaza City: Four armed Palestinians from the ruling Islamist Hamas movement were killed early Monday in the Gaza Strip when an Israeli...

Up To 71 Taliban Killed In Southern Afghanistan

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Kandahar, Afghanistan: Up to 71 Taliban rebels and five Afghan police and soldiers have been confirmed killed in a major clash in...

Israeli army chief sold stocks hours before war

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Israel's army chief Dan Halutz reportedly offloaded his stock portfolio hours before the Jewish state unleashed a massive offensive in Lebanon and...

US Deny Israeli Request for Cluster Munitions Use in Lebanon Has Killed and Maimed...

Human Rights Watch, WASHINGTON: The United States should reject any request by Israel to transfer cluster munitions for use against targets in Lebanon, Human...

Australia To Send More Troops to Afghanistan

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said Aug. 9 he was sending 150 more troops to Afghanistan, amid an escalating Taliban-led insurgency in...

Global outrage greets Israel 'war crime' in Qana

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Israel's air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana sparked global outrage, with the UN Security Council deploring the deaths and Arab...