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Rescue of Woman Caught in Crossfire in Damascus,Syria

Activists in Syria have released amateur video, which appears to show the dramatic rescue of an injured woman lying in a Damascus street as a gunbattle goes on around her. Eventually, she was dragged to safety. View Larger Map

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Narrow Escape of British Citizens in Remote Oil Fields of Libya

Hercules RAF C-130 aircraft landed in the Libyan desert twice over the weekend to pick up British nationals and foreign citizens working in remote oil camps. One of the planes had a narrow escape after a bullet passed through the cockpit and ricocheted off a pilot’s helmet, the BBC reported. The aircraft took at least […]

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Somalia Fighting Kills at Least 18 in Two Villages: Baladwayne & Dhobley

The Ahlu Sunna Waljamaca militia, which is aligned with President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed’s weak UN-backed administration, attacked Hizbul Islam insurgents in Baladwayne on Sunday and heavy machine gun fire continued Monday. In a separate conflict, Hizbul Islam fighters fought with members of another guerrilla group, al Shabaab in Dhobley. The al Shabaab is al Qaeda’s […]

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