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20 Palestinians killed in Syria attack


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 Palestinians died near Damascus Friday when government forces fired mortar rounds into a refugee camp near the capital, al-Arabiya news channel reported.Overnight fighting ... Read more...

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Put pressure on Assad: Italy urges nations


July 28th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (IANS/AKI) Italy has urged the world community to intensify pressure on embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to prevent further carnage, as his regime began what local media ... Read more...

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Clashes along Thai-Cambodian border resume


February 17th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- New skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia were reported on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council proposed a permanent ceasefire on Monday.Cambodian soldiers attacked a Thai outpost at ... Read more...

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Militants linked to al Qaeda fire mortar rounds at Israel


November 21st, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A militant group linked to al Qaeda on Saturday claimed that it has fired three mortars at a Israeli-controlled crossing in southern Gaza."The shelling is a response ... Read more...

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US soldiers accused of cutting fingers from corpses


September 10th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (DPA) Five US soldiers who served in Afghanistan have been accused of murdering three Afghans and cutting off fingers and other body parts to keep as trophies, the Seattle ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda men arrested in Iraq


March 9th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), March 9 (DPA) Five suspected Al Qaeda members were arrested Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a police source said. "Three of the suspects admitted to firing mortar shells ... Read more...

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24 Iraqis killed by explosions as they vote in Baghdad


March 7th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Mar.7 (ANI): At least 24 Iraqis were killed on Sunday as they cast their votes in an election that Sunni Islamist militants have vowed to disrupt.At least 65 people were wounded ... Read more...

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Weapons cache seized in Afghanistan


February 19th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 19 (IANS) The Afghan and NATO-led international security forces have seized a weapons cache in Afghanistan's northeastern Nuristan province, officials said in a statement Friday. The weapons, seized late Thursday, included ... Read more...

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16 Taliban killed in drone attacks in Afghanistan


January 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 12 (DPA) At least 16 Taliban militants were killed in US-led airstrikes carried out by pilotless aircraft in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Tuesday. NATO ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire mortars across LOC, two intruders killed


October 30th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistani Army troops fired several mortar rounds at the Indian positions in the Keran sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Baghdad attack


October 14th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 14 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 14 wounded Wednesday in a mortar attack followed by gunfire at a crowded market in northwestern Baghdad, Xinhua reported. The attack ... Read more...

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Israel calls UN probe on Gaza fighting outrageous


May 7th, 2009 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 7 (DPA) Israeli President Shimon Peres lashed out Wednesday at a United Nations-commissioned investigation that found the Israeli Defence Forces were responsible for deaths and damage to UN compounds ... Read more...

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Five killed in mortar attacks in Iraq


April 18th, 2009 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 18 (DPA) At least five people died Friday in a round of mortar attacks, as incidents targeting Shia-dominated districts in Baghdad increased. The total number of victims was not confirmed, but ... Read more...

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Dhaka under siege, one killed, six injured in gun battle in BDR headquarters


February 25th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 25 (ANI): One person was killed and six others were injured after a fierce gun battle broke out between officers and personnel inside the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rifles ... Read more...

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Israel-Hamas cease-fire pact very soon, says Egypt


February 8th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo/Jerusalem, Feb.8 (ANI): The Egyptian Government on Sunday expressed hope that a Gaza truce accord between Israel and the Hamas could be reached "very soon". Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossam Zaki was ... Read more...

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Hamas fires rocket into Israel, damages cars and property


February 8th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.8 (ANI): Palestinian militants have fired a rocket from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel, causing damage but no injuries, a military spokesman says. The Israeli Defence Force said two cars ... Read more...

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Israeli warplanes pound more targets in Gaza


December 29th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza, Dec 29 (DPA) The Israeli warplanes bombed Gaza again Monday morning, hitting 40 targets of the Islamic Hamas movement that virtually controls the area.One of the targets struck by Israeli ... Read more...

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Militant clashes kill nine civilians in Pakistan


October 9th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) At least nine civilians, including women and children, were killed Thursday in clashes between Taliban rebels and security forces, while a compound used by militants was destroyed in ... Read more...

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Futuristic laser guns to be US armys new war toys!


September 3rd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): If the US army has its way, the fictional world of Star Trek will come a step closer to reality, what with plans underway for the development ... Read more...

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Over 220 militants killed in Afghanistan fighting


September 1st, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (Xinhua) More than 220 Taliban insurgents have been killed in the ongoing clean-up operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the US-led Coalition forces in southern Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian troops again (Lead)


August 21st, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops shelled Indian military positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday morning, officials here said.Five mortar rounds were fired at Nowshera sector, ... Read more...

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Firing across LoC on Indian troops


August 21st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian troops posted along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan were shelled from across the border Thursday morning, army officials ... Read more...

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Afghan battle kills over 30 militants


August 21st, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (Xinhua) At least 30 rebels have been killed when the Afghan National Army (ANA) backed by the US-led coalition forces attacked Taliban safe havens in eastern Afghan province of ... Read more...

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Mortar attack on presidential residence in Somalia


August 7th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mogadishu, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Suspected Islamic insurgents Thursday launched mortar attacks on the presidential residence and the airport in the southern Somali town of Baidoa, the seat of the transitional Somali parliament, ... Read more...

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70 killed in Pakistan’s Swat Valley clashes


August 1st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 1 (DPA) Security forces, backed by gunships and artillery, pounded several militant hideouts Friday as the death toll in three days of fighting in Pakistan's north-western Swat Valley rose to ... Read more...

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NATO attacks kill four civilians, nine policemen in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 20th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, July 20 (DPA) NATO forces botched two separate missions and ended up killing at least four civilians and nine policemen with mortar and rocket attacks in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. NATO-led ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests to ISAF over attack on border post


July 12th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 12 (DPA) Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) over a mortar attack from Afghanistan on one of its border military posts, an army ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes kill three, injure 30 in Lebanon


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beirut, June 23 (DPA) At least three persons were killed and 30 others wounded in clashes that raged Sunday in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli between the country's Hezbollah-led opposition and ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq clashes


May 18th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, May 18 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and 30 others wounded in clashes between the US-backed Iraqi security forces and Shia militia here Sunday, an official said. Cashes broke ... Read more...

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12 killed in US air raids in Iraq


April 11th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, April 11 (Xinhua) At least 12 suspected insurgents have been killed in US air strikes in different places in Iraq, the US military and coalition forces said Friday. According to a ... Read more...

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Seven killed in mortar attack in Iraq


April 9th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, April 9 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and more than 20 wounded in a mortar attack on the Shia-dominated neighbourhood of Sadr City in eastern Baghdad Wednesday, a witness ... Read more...

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5 Kg RDX recovered in Poonch District


April 4th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 4 (ANI): In a search operation based on specific information, Jammu and Kashmir police and Army officials recovered five kilograms of RDX and other explosives in ... Read more...

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Two Palestinian gunmen killed in Israeli air strike


February 22nd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Gaza, Feb 22 (RIA Novosti) An Israeli missile killed at least two Palestinian militants and wounded one in central Gaza Friday morning, local radio reported. The militants were hit near Maghazi ... Read more...

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