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Thursday, March 20, 2014
2 soldiers killed in raid on Egypt bomb factory
A raid by Egyptian police, military and special forces on a suspected bomb factory outside of Cairo turned into an hours-long gun battle with insurgents who detonated car bombs in clashes that killed two military officers and five militants, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
Israel launched air raids against Syrian army positions early Wednesday and issued a stark warning to Damascus just hours after a bomb on the occupied Golan wounded four Israeli soldiers.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
An Egyptian court convicted four police officers on Tuesday for the killings last summer of 37 Islamist detainees, most of them supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, and sentenced one of the officers to 10 years in prison.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Syria troops seize rebel town as war turns 4
Syria's army has taken total control of the strategic town of Yabrud from rebels after a fierce 48-hour-battle, an AFP journalist in the town on Sunday said.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Karzai says Afghanistan doesn't need American troops
In his final address to Afghanistan's parliament Saturday, President Hamid Karzai told the United States its soldiers can leave at the end of the year because his military, which already protects 93 percent of the country, was ready to take over entirely.
A Pakistani judicial official reduced on Saturday the 33-year jail sentence of a doctor alleged to have helped the U.S. track down Osama bin Laden to 23 years, one of his lawyers said.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said his party would not tolerate any more violence, in the wake of mass protests this week in which two people died.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
A truce declared by Gaza militants appeared to be largely holding on Friday with the Israeli military reporting a single rocket fired after two days of tit-for-tat violence.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Opponents 'terrorizing' the streets: Turkey PM
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused his opponents of trying to stir up chaos ahead of key local elections later this month, a day after clashes in which two people died.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Thousands of people on Wednesday joined a funeral procession in Istanbul for a Turkish teenager who died nine months after slipping into a coma from being hit by a police tear-gas canister during anti-government protests, and called on called on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to resign.
  
  
  
  
  
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