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AT least 200 people have been shot and wounded in a Shiite village south of the Bahraini capital, a medic says, as the king imposed a state of emergency after bringing in Saudi and Emirati troops to help quell anti-regime protests. As the violence escalated, close ally the United States warned that there was “no military solution” to…
Libyan troops loyal to Moammar Kadafi mount a punishing assault to capture the last obstacle on the coastal highway to Benghazi, sending opposition fighters who had vowed to fight to the death fleeing. Share By David Zucchino and Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times…
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On a road that curves around a swath of vegetation at the far north of this commercial capital, cars leave territory controlled by strongman Laurent Gbagbo at a checkpoint consisting of a pile of logs. Beyond it is the first barricade manned by gunmen loyal to the country’s internationally recognised president Alassane Outtara.
Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Gen. David Petraeus says the U.S. has stopped the Taliban’s momentum in Afghanistan, but he warns that the gains are ‘fragile and reversible’ and that hard fighting still lies ahead. Key senators express confidence in the war effort.
JERUSALEM — Israeli naval commandos intercepted and commandeered a cargo vessel on Tuesday loaded with weaponry en route from Turkey to Egypt, according to Israeli officials. Military officials said that the ship, which was flying a Liberian flag, had sailed to Turkey from Syria.
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