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US envoy to Libya killed in attack over movie (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya was killed in a rocket attack by unidentified armed men who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing 11


August 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the ... Read more...

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Four U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash


April 21st, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on late Thursday evening when a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in southern Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire long-range rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (IANS) In the wake of growing threats posed by rockets at the disposal of Israel's foes, the Israeli military will acquire rockets of its own, an Israeli ... Read more...

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US concerned about attacks in Israel


March 11th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over rocket attacks by Gaza militants in southern Israel."We are deeply concerned by the renewal of violence in southern Israel," State ... Read more...

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Chinese cargo ships attacked on Mekong river


January 6th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Four Chinese ships and a Myanmar patrol boat came under attack by an unidentified armed group on the Mekong river early Wednesday near a port in ... Read more...

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One killed after Israeli air strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire


August 17th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- The Israeli army launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing one Hamas gunman and injuring two others, according to Hamas medical sources. ... Read more...

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Italy assigns eight combat aircraft for Libya air strikes


April 28th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight Italian combat aircraft will be directly involved in air strikes against forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Obama authorises 25 mn dollars in aid to Libyan opposition


April 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday authorised up to $25 million in non-lethal aid to the opposition in Libya, the White House said.In a memorandum to ... Read more...

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Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


April 25th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 25 (IANS) Kuwait said Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional ... Read more...

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Heavy explosions heard in Libyan capital


April 25th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 25 (IANS) Strong blasts were heard in Libya's capital Tripoli late Sunday as unidentified warplanes flew over the downtown, Xinhua reports. Signals of the country's state TV were ... Read more...

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Libya seeks Moscow’s role in peaceful settlement to conflict


April 25th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya is ready for a political settlement of the armed conflict in the country and wants Moscow to take part in the search for ways ... Read more...

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NATO asks Libya’s neighbours for assistance against Gaddafi


April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western powers involved in the military operation in Libya have asked the country's neighbours for help in defending rebels against President Muammar Gaddafi's regime, an ... Read more...

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International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels ask for weapons, says Italy


April 13th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan rebels have asked NATO to supply them with weaponry as the prospects for a rebel military victory over Muammar Gaddafi's forces are fading ... Read more...

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UN report says Palestinian Authority ready for statehood


April 12th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The Palestinian Authority is ready to govern a state, a United Nations report released on Tuesday said.The report "Palestinian State-building: A Decisive Period," which focuses on the ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels forced to retreat from Ras Lanuf port


March 11th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 11 (IANS) Anti-government fighters were forced to withdraw from the oil-rich port city of Ras Lanuf after forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi launched a major offensive ... Read more...

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Israeli planes attack Hamas sites in Gaza


February 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 26 (IANS) Israeli aircraft attacked two military sites of the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Strip, wounding at least two persons, witnesses and security sources said ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers arrest senior Hamas operative in the West Bank


January 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers on Friday morning arrested a senior member of the Hamas armed infrastructure in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).IDF said its ... Read more...

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Israeli military condemns Brit activists for revealing its ‘war criminal’ soldiers on website


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 20 (ANI): The Israeli military has condemned British activists for the publication of names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers, including senior commanders and low-ranking soldiers, on a US-based website ... Read more...

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A passive policy towards Pakistan is counterproductive


August 20th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Pakistan, like any other country has to deal with a dynamic environment. Today it has to contend with an unstable political spectrum and complex economic issues like ... Read more...

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Hezbollah threatens to strike Israeli ships


May 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus (Syria), May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Shiite armed group Hezbollah has threatened to hit all Israeli ships in the Mediterranean Sea if a new armed conflict breaks out between Israel and Lebanon, ... Read more...

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UN chief asks Israel to lift Gaza siege (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 21 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called Sunday on Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip, as he visited the impoverished salient to examine first hand ... Read more...

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Ten wounded in Israeli strikes on Gaza


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 22 (DPA) At least 10 Palestinians were injured in three successive Israeli airstrikes overnight and early Sunday on the southern, central and northern Gaza Strip, medical officials and the Israeli ... Read more...

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Israel bombs weapons factory, two tunnels in Gaza


November 19th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 19 (DPA) The Israel Air Force attacked what the military said was a weapons factory and two smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip before dawn Thursday. Three civilians were ... Read more...

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Israel warns Palestinians against ‘unilateral steps’


November 16th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 16 (DPA) Israel would answer to any Palestinian step toward an unilateral declaration of independence with "one-sided Israeli measures," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quoted by Israeli media as ... Read more...

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12 militants killed in Pakistan


November 7th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (DPA) Pakistani troops have killed 12 Taliban militants in the ongoing operation in country's northwest, the army said Saturday. Five soldiers, including two officers, were also injured in the ... Read more...

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Israel rejects UN’s endorsement of Gaza war report


November 6th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 6 (IANS) Tel Aviv Friday deplored a UN resolution backing the Goldstone report that investigated human rights violations during the brief war between Israeli forces and Islamic militants in the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda group claims rocket fire on Israel


October 30th, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 30 (DPA) A group linked to Al Qaeda claimed Thursday to have fired a Katusha rocket from southern Lebanon into northern Israel without causing any damage. The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, ... Read more...

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Flintoff and Lineker’s terrifying taste of Taliban terror


October 5th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5(ANI): In a bizarre incident, England cricketer Andrew Flintoff and TV presenter Gary Lineker were recently caught up in a Taliban attack while they were on a troop visit ... Read more...

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Israel bombs three Gaza tunnels


September 30th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 30 (DPA) The Israel Air Force bombed three weapons smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip border overnight, the military said Wednesday. The triple airstrike in the town of Rafah, ... Read more...

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UN commission head slept during testimony: activist


September 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 16 (DPA) An Israeli activist who gave evidence to a UN commission investigating Israel's winter offensive in the Gaza Strip accused the head of the commission Wednesday of sleeping ... Read more...

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Pak denies rocket fire near Wagah border


September 12th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.12 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected India's allegations of breaking the ceasefire between the two countries by denying reports of rockets being fired from its side towards India at the Wagah border.The ... Read more...

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Rocket attack kills three in Kabul


September 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 7 (ANI): Three civilians were reportedly killed in a rocket attack on the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday.The rocket hit a house in the western part of the city, ... Read more...

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Karzai leads in partial vote count in Afghanistan


August 25th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 25 (DPA) A partial vote count in Afghanistan's presidential election has shown incumbent Hamid Karzai narrowly ahead with about 40.6 percent of the ballots, the Independent Election Commission said ... Read more...

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