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  • Yemen on the brink as rebels oust the old guard

    SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) - The Houthi rebels who stunned the Arab world with the sudden seizure of Yemen's capital will have to strive to cement their power in the face of well-armed rivals, a test of strength that could tip the unstable country deeper...
  • Tunisia says it thwarted jihadist attack before elections

    TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested a group of Islamist militants, including two women, that planned to carry out attacks in the capital, Tunis, less than two weeks before parliamentary elections, authorities said on Tuesday. Since...
  • Iraqi member of parliament killed in car bomb blast in western Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A Shi'ite Muslim member of Iraq's parliament was killed in a car bomb attack at a checkpoint entrance to the Shi'ite neighborhood of Kadhimiya in Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a parliamentary media official and police. Police...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 14: USS Cole, the 'elderly,' word choices

    USS Cole anniversary •Jerry, Hampton: In Sunday's Almanac you have: in 2000 suicide bomb attack on the US destroyer Cole . Yet Saturday, they had a picture of the Cole in the Yemen port with the big white sheet over the side, and they were saying...
  • Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances

    Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances
    The looming advance of Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad and the persistent drumbeat of suicide car bombings here have imparted a sense of menace and foreboding in the Iraqi capital. But the daily pulse of city life continues unabated along...
  • Taliban ambush in Afghan north, bombs in capital and elsewhere kill 25

    KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents ambushed a convoy of Afghan security forces in a mountainous northern area on Monday, killing 22 soldiers and police, an official said, as bombs in Kabul and another area killed three. The violence comes as the...
  • Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq

    Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq
    Kurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria's border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north and assassinating a provincial police commander in the west. The...
  • Islamist insurgents seize western Iraqi town of Hit: security sources

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State-led insurgents took control of most of the western Iraqi town of Hit in Anbar province early on Thursday, security sources and local officials said. The ultra-radical Sunni Muslim militants have captured vast swathes...
  • Taliban in uniform storm police headquarters in north Afghan city

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two Taliban gunmen in police uniforms attacked the headquarters of police in Afghanistan's major northern city Mazar-i-Sharif on Sunday, killing two and injuring at least 18 others according to local officials....
  • U.S. general sees bigger role 'advising and assisting' Iraqi forces

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. troops will probably need to play a bigger role "advising and assisting" Iraqi forces on the ground in the future, the highest ranking U.S. military officer said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. U.S. forces have been...
  • Islamic State suicide bombers kill 28 Kurds; police chief assassinated

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Suspected Islamic State bombers assassinated an Iraqi provincial police chief and killed 28 people in an attack on a Kurdish security headquarters on Sunday, a second straight day of mass attacks that killed scores. The two attacks,...