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Militants Blow Up in Saudi Arabia

Militants Blow Up in Saudi Arabia

Saturday, July 5, 2014 12:11

[caption id="attachment_37861" align="alignright" width="368"] Saudi Arabia[/caption] Saudi-owned al-Arabia television said on Saturday that two suspected al Qaeda militants who had been surrounded inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia after an attack on a border post ...

Washington Seeks Tighter Security for Some US-bound Flights (Airborne Threats)

Washington Seeks Tighter Security for Some US-bound Flights (Airborne Threats)

Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:30

US authorities plan to bolster security at some airports in Europe and the Middle East with direct flights to the United States, officials said Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_37847" align="alignright" width="384"] US-bound Flights[/caption] Amid concern terror groups are developing ...

US Navy Gets its First Female Admiral

US Navy Gets its First Female Admiral

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:20

The US Navy has promoted a woman to the rank of a four-star admiral for the first time in its 238-year history, a milestone for females in the American military. [caption id="attachment_37810" align="alignright" width="360"] Michelle Howard[/caption] In ...

Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:13

[caption id="attachment_37779" align="alignright" width="360"] Buddhist Group[/caption] The United States cancelled the visa given to a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk heading a hardline group accused of involvement in violence against Sri Lanka's minority Muslims, an official of the group ...

Nigeria Coach Not to Seek out Scapegoats Over Defeat

Nigeria Coach Not to Seek out Scapegoats Over Defeat

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:09

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said that his side's World Cup elimination by France in the last 16 was "painful", but vowed that he would not seek out scapegoats. [caption id="attachment_37775" align="alignright" width="360"] Nigeria Coach[/caption] Bidding to reach ...

North Korea Confirms Latest Missile Test

North Korea Confirms Latest Missile Test

Monday, June 30, 2014 11:33

North Korea confirmed Monday its second missile test in recent days, with leader Kim Jong-Un overseeing the drill ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to South Korea. [caption id="attachment_37767" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

16 Kills Gas Pipeline Blast in India

16 Kills Gas Pipeline Blast in India

Friday, June 27, 2014 12:41

A massive explosion Friday on a state-owned gas pipeline running through the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed at least 16 people and gutted scores of houses, a state minister said. [caption id="attachment_37722" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

Iraq Mounts Aerial Assault on ISIL (Tikrit Offensive)

Iraq Mounts Aerial Assault on ISIL (Tikrit Offensive)

Friday, June 27, 2014 12:01

Iraqi forces launched a helicopter-borne assault on Thursday aimed at opening the way to retaking militant-held Tikrit, while the autonomous Kurdish region further staked its claim to the disputed city of Kirkuk. [caption id="attachment_37706" align="alignright" width="384"] Iraq[/caption] Iraqi forces ...

US Names Two Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders Global Terrorists

US Names Two Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders Global Terrorists

Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:04

The United States on Wednesday designated the finance chief and a senior public relations official of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba as "global terrorists," placing tight economic sanctions on the two. The US Treasury said ...

Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians

Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians

Monday, June 23, 2014 11:04

Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians in the West Bank on Sunday in separate clashes that erupted as they made more arrests in the hunt for three missing teenagers. [caption id="attachment_37669" align="alignright" width="384"] Palestinians[/caption] Their deaths raised to four ...