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  • Rebel commander reported killed in east Ukraine car bombing

    Russian news agencies have reported the killing of a prominent separatist commander in eastern Ukraine when his vehicle was ripped apart by a bomb and then strafed by gunfire. The reports, citing a prosecutor in the separatist Luhansk region, said...
  • Roadside bomb kills 2, including Afghan district chief

    A roadside bomb killed two people, including a district administrative chief, in southern Afghanistan early Saturday, an official said. Dost Mohammad Nayab, spokesman for the provincial governor of Uruzgan province, said that Mohammad Ismail Haqyar,...
  • Militants used vehicle bombs to rout Iraqi forces in Ramadi, U.S. says

    Islamic State suicide bombers routed Iraqi forces in a key provincial capital on Sunday after using heavy vehicles packed with enough explosives to level city blocks, a senior State Department official said Wednesday. The militants used an explosives-...
  • Senior Iraqi Kurdish commander killed in bombing

    A bomb blast in northern Iraq killed a senior Kurdish commander prominent in the fight against the Islamic State group and two of his bodyguards on Tuesday. Maj. Gen. Salah Delmani, head of the 118th brigade of the Kurdish peshmerga forces, was killed...
  • US concludes airstrike in Syria killed 2 innocent children

    Two children were likely killed during an American airstrike targeting al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria last year, and two other adults were wounded, according to an investigation released Thursday by the U.S. military. The 76-page report concludes...
  • 19 killed in suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia A suicide bomber killed 19 people during Friday prayers at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, residents and officials said, raising fresh concern about sectarian strife in the kingdom. Around 100 people were injured in the...
  • UK bomb maker sentenced to life for killing US soldier

    A British man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Anis Abid Sardar, 38, was accused of assembling bombs in Syria that were planted on the western outskirts of Baghdad that year....
  • Pentagon says US anti-armor weapons due in Iraq next week

    An expedited shipment of 2,000 lightweight shoulder-fired weapons intended to help the Iraqi army stop the Islamic State group's increasingly effective use of car bombs should arrive in Iraq as soon as next week, the Pentagon said Thursday. The...
  • The frustrations of allied warfare _ al-Qaida-style

    If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden's frustrations. Among documents gathered from his compound in Pakistan after U.S. Navy SEALs stormed the building...
  • UK man found guilty of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq

    A London court has found a British man guilty of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Anis Abid Sardar, a 38-year-old taxi driver, was accused of assembling bombs in Syria that were planted on the western outskirts of...
  • Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 civilians

    A local Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed five civilians and wounded three in Kandahar province. Samim Akhplwak, the spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor, says the roadside bomb went off on Tuesday morning in the remote district...