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Senior Taliban commander among 29 others killed in Helmand drone strike

Senior Taliban commander among 29 others killed in Helmand drone strike

PESHAWAR: A senior Taliban commander and two of his deputy commanders were among 27 others killed in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces at the Sargardan Chowk in Orgon Bazaar of Helmand province, Afghanistan on Saturday night, Afghan officials confirmed on Sunday.“Mullah Muhammad Rahim Akhand alias Maulvi Manan, who was in charge of […]

Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

KABUL:Three US soldiers were killed and three wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan Tuesday, NATO said, taking the number of American service personnel to die in the war-torn country this year to 12.NATO’s Resolute Support mission would not immediately release any details about the soldiers, but said they had been killed when an improvised explosive […]

150 killed in battle for Yemen’s Hodeida as global alarm grows

150 killed in battle for Yemen’s Hodeida as global alarm grows

HODEIDA (AFP) – At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, medics said Monday, as Britain s top diplomat visited the Gulf seeking to boost international calls for a ceasefire.Government loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust the Iran-backed Huthi rebels from […]

Six Palestinians killed in clashes during Israel operation in Gaza

Six Palestinians killed in clashes during Israel operation in Gaza

GAZA CITY (AFP) – An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing six Palestinians and an Israeli soldier, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm.As tensions rose following the clash, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu s office said he would cut […]

58 combatants killed in fighting for Yemen’s Hodeida

58 combatants killed in fighting for Yemen’s Hodeida

ADEN: Dozens of combatants were killed as pro-government forces closed in on rebel forces in the heart of the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, hospital sources said.Medics at hospitals inside the city reported 47 rebels had been killed in overnight ground fighting and air raids by a Saudi-led coalition supporting the government.Sources at hospitals […]

Eight killed as coach collides with trailer in Dadu

Eight killed as coach collides with trailer in Dadu

DADU  – At least eight people were killed and 32 others sustained injuries when a passenger coach collided with a trailer loaded with rice at the Indus Highway near Makhdoon Bilawal area of Dadu on Wednesday,According to details, the passenger coach going to Karachi from Larkana hit a trailer from behind near Makhdoon Bilawal area […]

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire during West Bank clash: ministry

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire during West Bank clash: ministry

JERUSALEM (AFP) – A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during a clash with the army in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, the health ministry in Ramallah said.An Israeli army spokeswoman confirmed that an operation had sparked a clash with Palestinians in Tammun, northeast of the city of Nablus, but had no word on […]

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. The Guards said in a statement published on state media their forces had […]

Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed

Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel suspended fuel deliveries to Gaza on Friday in response to border violence which the Hamas-run health ministry said left seven Palestinians dead in the coastal enclave.The Israeli army said five were shot dead after breaking through the border fence and attacking an army post.But the Gaza health ministry said seven Palestinians […]

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

GAZA CITY (AFP) – A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border on Wednesday, the health ministry in the enclave said.Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP that Ahmed Abu Habel, 15, succumbed to a head wound after being hit with a tear gas cannister fired by soldiers near a […]

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

GAZA: Israeli soldiers shot dead six Palestinians, including two boys, who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago, Gaza health officials said.Israel’s military said its troops resorted to live fire, and an air strike, after explosive devices and rocks […]

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