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40 soldiers killed in Yemen anti-rebel offensive- army

40 soldiers killed in Yemen anti-rebel offensive- army

At least 28 Huthi insurgents and 12 Yemeni soldiers were killed Tuesday in the southern province of Shabwa as government forces pushed to capture a rebel enclave, military officials said. The fighting flared when forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi attacked rebels in Bayhan district, on the border between Shabwa and Marib provinces. Bayhan […]

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Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Jul 25, – “The terrorists stormed Maikadiri around 9:00 am (0800 GMT Friday) and opened fire on hapless citizens,” said resident Simon Templer. At least 21 people were killed in a new attack by suspected Islamists in a village in northeastern Borno state, causing many to flee, residents said Saturday. “They laid siege in daylight […]

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Pakistan imposes curfew in city after clashes

Pakistan imposes curfew in city after clashes

Nov 16, – The Pakistani government imposed a rare curfew on Saturday in a northern city where sectarian clashes during a Shiite religious commemoration broke out the day before, while Taliban insurgents threatened to avenge the eight Sunni Muslims who authorities say were killed. Outbursts of sectarian violence occur regularly in Pakistan. Hard-liners from the […]

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Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Oct 19, – The violence came a day after nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria last year were freed as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants and dozens of Syrian women held in Syrian government jails released. Syrian rebels assaulted a checkpoint in […]

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Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Oct 05,  –  Gunmen attacked a Libyan military post southeast of the capital Tripoli early Saturday, killing 15 soldiers, an official and Libya’s state news agency said. The attackers rode vehicles topped with machineguns, the military official said. The highway between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid, on which the post was located, was […]

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A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

A deadly clash between Philippines troops and Abu Sayyaf militants kills 11

May 25, AP – Seven Filipino marines and at least four members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group were killed in the hour-long gun battle Saturday in the town of Patikul in Sulu province, 1,000 kilometers south of the capital, Manila, the nation’s military reported. At least 11 people have been killed in the Philippines […]

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Israeli military chief warns Bashar Al-Assad

Israeli military chief warns Bashar Al-Assad

May 21, JERUSALEM (AP) — Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz issued his threat hours after an Israeli jeep came under fire during a patrol in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Syria claimed it destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed the cease-fire line in the Golan Heights overnight. The Israeli military said the vehicle suffered light damage. It […]

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Germany Shape up its military for the 21st century military threats

Germany Shape up its military for the 21st century military threats

May 17, AP – The time of planning, guidelines and draft projects is over. That’s the conclusion that a report on a reform of the Bundeswehr, the German military, arrived at. The findings were presented by Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Thursday (16.05.2013). The time has come to change the German military, the report […]

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Bombs target northwest Pakistan election offices, killing 3

Bombs target northwest Pakistan election offices, killing 3

May 10, AP – At least 130 people have been killed in attacks on candidates and party workers since the beginning of April. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for most of the attacks, saying the country’s democracy runs counter to Islam. A pair of bombs targeting the offices of candidates running in this weekend’s […]

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