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June 28, 2018 11:14 PM Libyan strongman Haftar announces 'liberation' of Derna

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar announced Thursday the "liberation" of Derna, the only city in the eastern region beyond his control, from radical Islamist militias. "We proudly announce the liberation of Derna, a city dear to all Libyans," the breakaway military leader said in a televised speech. A spokesman for Haftar's self-styled Libyan National 13

June 26, 2018 9:12 AM 3 border guards killed by militants in south Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that three border guards have been killed in a clash with a "terrorist group" in southeastern Iran. The Tuesday report said the clash took place in Mirjaveh, a town in Sistan and Baluchestan Province near the Pakistani border, some 1,150 kilometers (715 miles) southeast of Tehran 11

June 9, 2018 2:56 AM US solider KILLED and four injured by al-Qaeda affiliated jihadi MILITANTS in Somalia

THE US military has confirmed that one soldier is dead and four others are wounded after an “enemy attack” by jihadi militants in Somalia, according to a US military statement. A US Africa Commander said US troops with Somalian and Kenyan forces came under mortar and small-arms fire in Jubaland, Somalia on Friday. The statement does not identify the attackers 32

February 4, 2018 4:11 AM Russian fighter jet is shot down by jubilant Syrian rebels: Pilot ejects and shoots at anti-Assad fighters before being killed in defiant last stand after his plane crashes

Rebel fighters in Syria have shot down a Russian plane using a handheld anti-aircraft missile and killed its pilot when he open fire on them while trying to resist capture. Dramatic video shows the Sukhoi 25 plummeting out of the sky after it was hit in the north-western province of Idlib while carrying out a strike on rebels fighting the regime of Bashar 25 1

February 3, 2018 8:59 PM Russian Su-25 plane 'SHOT DOWN by Syrian rebels' who KILLED pilot when he resisted capture

A RUSSIAN warplane was shot down by Syrian rebel forces who shot the pilot dead when he opened fire on them to resist capture. Dramatic footage shows the moment rebels shot down a warplane in the country's northwest where Government forces and their allies are advancing with the help of intense airstrikes. A Syrian monitoring group and a Syrian militant 51

January 12, 2018 6:11 PM Pakistan army chief says nation felt "betrayed" by U.S. criticism

ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Pakistan's army chief told a top U.S. general the nation "felt betrayed" by criticism that it was not doing enough to fight terrorism, the Pakistani military said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of "lies and deceit". U.S. Central Command chief General Joseph Votel told General Qamar Javed Bajwa 22

December 7, 2017 11:02 PM BREAKING: Al-Qaeda demand jihadis ATTACK US and UK for Trump act of ‘BLATANT AGGRESSION’

DONALD Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has been labelled an act of “blatant aggression” by Al-Qaeda, it has emerged. According to US-based SITE monitoring website, the terror group is calling on its supporters to carry out attacks on the US and its allies in response to the move by the Republican firebrand. In a statement 23

November 28, 2017 7:41 AM Australia police arrest man accused of plotting NYE attack in Melbourne

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of planning to use an automatic rifle for a mass shooting on New Year's Eve in downtown Melbourne, Australia's second largest city. Victoria state police said on Tuesday that the man was acting alone and had not been able to acquire a firearm before his arrest late on Monday 9

November 9, 2017 9:41 PM US kills 'several militants' in Somalia air strike

The US military announced Thursday it had killed "several militants" in an airstrike against Al-Shabaab jihadists in Somalia. The attack took place early Thursday in the Bay region in the center of the country, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of Mogadishu. The strike was carried out "in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia," the US Africa 9

November 2, 2017 12:09 PM Iran was dealing with al-Qaeda, according to bin Laden documents

Iran offered to train al-Qaeda fighters in Hezbollah training camps, as well as provide them with money and armaments, according to newly released documents found when Osama bin Laden was killed six years ago. The documents, a huge tranche of papers, diaries and videos made public by the CIA, include bin Laden’s diaries, the first pictures of his son and presumed 26