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Gunmen Kill One Soldier in Northern Lebanon

BEIRUT, Dec 5 – Gunmen killed a soldier and wounded another in northern Lebanon early on Monday when they opened fire on a military installation, the army said. Security sources initially reported that two soldiers were killed. The attack took place before dawn in an area about 20 km (13 miles) east of the city

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German Cabinet Backs Continued Military Mission in Afghanistan

BERLIN, Nov 16 – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of Germany’s deployment of up to 980 soldiers to Afghanistan through the end of 2017, a government spokesman said. The decision, which must still be approved by parliament, came less than a week after armed Taliban militants stormed the German consulate in

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Two Palestinians Shot Dead After Stabbing Israeli Soldier

JERUSALEM, Dec 27 – Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians who stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, the army said, the latest attack in 12 weeks of heightened violence. Almost daily Palestinian stabbings, car-rammings and shooting attacks have killed 20 Israelis and a U.S. citizen, raising fears of

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Gunmen Shoot Two Pakistani Soldiers in Karachi

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 1 – Gunmen killed two Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi on Tuesday, the military said, a rare attack on the powerful army that could indicate the beginning of a push-back against a tightening crackdown on violence. The two were shot on a busy road in

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Daesh Claims Attack on Yemen’s Army in Hadramawt

ADEN, Yemen, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Daesh claimed responsibility for an attack on the army in the eastern region of Hadramawt on Friday that a security source said killed at least 19 Yemeni soldiers and 35 militants. Earlier on Friday a different security source said Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) was responsible for

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