War And Unrest

Rights group: Militants, troops violated law in Marawi siege

Nov 17, 2017

Amnesty International says it has documented violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the conflict between Philippine government troops and Islamic State-allied militants in Marawi

Lebanon's Hariri finds himself caught in regional feuds

Nov 16, 2017

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has found himself caught in the crossfire between the region's two feuding powers _ the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran

Congress sends Trump $700 billion military spending bill

Nov 16, 2017

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a defense policy bill on Thursday that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the Pentagon

Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen

Nov 16, 2017

Aid group says 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease

Prosecutor calls Benghazi suspect 'commander' of 2012 attack

Nov 16, 2017

Prosecutors are urging jurors to convict a man they say masterminded the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens

The Latest: UN chief welcomes efforts on Zimbabwe crisis

Nov 16, 2017

The Latest: UN chief welcomes regional bloc's efforts on Zimbabwe crisis over Mugabe

Syria activists: 22 civilians die in fighting near Damascus

Nov 16, 2017

Syrian monitors: 22 civilians killed along with dozens of government forces, rebels in latest fighting near Damascus

Report: VA clinic where vet set self on fire was remiss

Nov 16, 2017

Government investigation finds problems with veterans clinic where Gulf War vet set self on fire, died

Egyptian army says 3 militants killed, 74 arrested in Sinai

Nov 16, 2017

Egypt's armed forces say they have killed three "high-level" suspected militants and arrested 74 others in sweeps in the troubled northern Sinai Peninsula in recent days

Afghan official: Suicide bomber kills 9 at political meeting

Nov 16, 2017

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has killed nine people at a political gathering in the capital, Kabul

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