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US still mulling Iraq request for militant drone strikes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 04:50

Washington is still weighing Iraq`s request to launch air strikes against Islamic militants, but is working to boost the Iraqi army as it battles the extremists, a top US diplomat said Wednesday.

Israel to `expand, intensify` Gaza campaign: Netanyahu

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:09

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to ramp up Israel`s military campaign against Gaza, after an Egyptian truce plan failed to end eight days of cross-border fire.

Israel resumes Gaza strikes as Hamas attacks continue

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:09

The Israeli army Tuesday resumed air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip as rockets continued being fired from the coastal enclave despite Israel`s unilateral approval of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire proposal, media reported.

Pak air strikes kills several militants in N Waziristan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:25

Several militants were killed on Sunday in Pakistani military`s ongoing offensive against local and foreign fighters in North Waziristan.

Benjamin Netanyahu says world pressure won`t stop offensive; death toll rises to 105

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 03:24

Even as the death toll due to Israeli bombings increased to 105 on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will continue with the attacks despite international pressure.

Israeli aircraft attack 10 targets in Gaza: Military

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:12

Israeli aircraft attacked 10 sites used by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to persistent rocket strikes from the enclave, the Israeli military said.

Israeli aircraft attack 10 targets in Gaza: Military

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:12

Israeli aircraft attacked 10 sites used by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to persistent rocket strikes from the enclave, the Israeli military said.

Ukraine forces attack rebel positions, Putin growls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 01:15

Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites".

Ukraine forces attack rebel positions, Putin growls

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 01:13

Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites".

Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:09

Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

Israel hits Gaza with 12 air strikes after rocket fire

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:26

Israeli air raids hit the Gaza Strip 12 times overnight, wounding two people after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory caused a fire in southern Israel, sources from both sides said.

Armed U.S. aircraft now flying over Iraq: Defense officials

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 05:48

The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.