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France sends backup to Niger after 16 troops killed

France is to send a contingent of counterterror forces to help the army in Niger after militants ambushed a military patrol killing 16, the...

Egypt military says two soldiers, 64 militants killed in Sinai

Egypt's military said two soldiers were killed Saturday during a widescale offensive against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 militants on its...
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Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country's restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part...

Pakistan Military: 2,763 Militants Killed In One Year Offensive

Pakistan's military said Saturday it had killed more than 2,700 militants since the launch of a major offensive near the Afghan border a year...

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants

Pakistan's military Tuesday said it had killed 28 militants in air strikes in the restive tribal region near the Afghan border, a region where...

Iraqi leaders’ sectarianism fueled militant advance: US

Islamist militants have rolled over the Iraqi army because the Shiite-led government has pursued a sectarian agenda that alienated Sunnis, the top-ranking US military...

UN calls crisis talks as Iraq militants advance on Baghdad

Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a militant offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis...

US may send in drones to Iraq to battle militants

Washington vowed Wednesday to boost aid to Iraq and is mulling drone strikes amid fears Iraqi forces are crumbling in face of militants...

US must seal border for Waziristan push: Pakistani official

Pakistan has told Washington that US forces must seal the Afghan border in the event of any offensive against the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network in...

Militants storm Pakistan naval air base

Taliban gunmen armed with rockets and explosives stormed a major naval air base in the heart of Pakistan's biggest city, destroying two US-made surveillance...