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Israel captures last two escaped Palestinian militants
Middle East

Israel captures last two escaped Palestinian militants

TEL AVIV/RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Israeli forces on Sunday caught the last two of six Palestinian militants…
Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children
World

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

TEGINA, Nigeria, Aug 24 (Reuters) – After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam’s 11 children in northwestern Nigeria, he…
UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis
Middle East

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of a UN team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found “clear…
Russia says its airstrike in Syria killed 200 militants
Middle East

Russia says its airstrike in Syria killed 200 militants

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Monday that its airstrike killed about 200 militants in eastern Syria. Rear Adm.…
At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger – security sources
World

At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger – security sources

NIAMEY (Reuters) -At least 70 civilians were killed in simultaneous attacks on two villages by suspected Islamist militants in Niger,…
EXPLAINER: How could US drawdown in Iraq aid IS, Iran?
Features/Interviews

EXPLAINER: How could US drawdown in Iraq aid IS, Iran?

In a quest to root out Islamic State group hideouts over the summer, Iraqi forces on the ground cleared nearly…
Russia FM: 2,000 Mideast militants fight in Nagorno-Karabakh
Middle East

Russia FM: 2,000 Mideast militants fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat said Tuesday that about 2,000 fighters from the Middle East have joined the…
UN says thousands of anti-Pakistan militants in Afghanistan
Middle East

UN says thousands of anti-Pakistan militants in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A UN report says more than 6,000 Pakistani insurgents, most belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)…
Militants attack Karachi stock exchange, killing at least 3
Middle East

Militants attack Karachi stock exchange, killing at least 3

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least…
Russia says Syrian army suffers losses, retreats in attack disputed by rebels
Middle East

Russia says Syrian army suffers losses, retreats in attack disputed by rebels

Syrian state media said militants launched a major attack on government forces in Idlib on Thursday that Russia’s defense ministry…
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