Iraqi military say gunmen trying to rob Iraq’s central bank battled security forces for hours Sunday after bombs ripped through a nearby area, leaving at least 15 dead.
June 08, 2010 — Suspected militants attacked trucks carrying military vehicles for foreign forces in Afghanistan early Wednesday close to the Pakistani capital, killing six people and wounding seven others, police and witnesses said.
Israeli commandos stormed a flotilla carrying aid and protestors to Gaza, killing nine activists and sparking global outrage. The incident took place in international waters.
President Barack Obama wants the Senate to act quickly to approve his nominee to head the nation’s spy agencies. He says his choice of Pentagon intelligence official James Clapper must not fall victim to Washington […]
Israeli forces seized an aid vessel bound for Gaza on Saturday, preventing it from breaking a naval blockade of the Hamas-ruled territory days after a similar effort resulted in the deaths of 9 activists.
Suspected militants in Pakistan have killed around 80 and injured dozens in coordinated strikes against minority sect mosques. The attacks in Lahore Friday were the worst ever against Ahmadis, reviled as heretics by mainstream Muslims. […]
Security tightened in Afghanistan following insurgent attack, injuring an untold number of soldier. Third time in a week that insurgents have attacked Kandahar NATO base. As many as 100 insurgents — some with suicide vests […]
The Jamaican government has declared a state of emergency as sporadic violence continues in gritty West Kingston, considered the stronghold of a reputed drug lord. Masked men torched a police station and have blocked shanty […]
Thai troops opened fire at a fortified encampment of anti-government protesters in central Bangkok Wednesday. It came amid reports of a final assault on the area the protesters have occupied for weeks. (May 18)
When in doubt, send in a robot to sound out the terrain or check for roadside bombs – it’s an option military commanders wish to have on difficult missions like Afghanistan. Gecko — unmanned robot […]