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Syrian Rebels Mourn Loss of Leader, Name Replacement

December 26, 2015 0

Syrian militant groups mourned Saturday the death of a powerful rebel commander who was killed in an airstrike near Damascus before naming a top military commander as his successor. Syrian rebels and the government said […]

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Malaysia to buy JF17 Thunder fighter jets from Pakistan

December 23, 2015 0

Malaysia is the latest country on the verge of acquiring state-of-the-art JF 17 Thunder multi-role fighter aircraft from Pakistan, a top Malaysian official in Pakistan revealed today. Morocco has also indicated its interest in buying […]

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Iraqi Troops Advance Into Ramadi in Anti-IS Offensive

December 22, 2015 0

Iraqi troops advanced Tuesday into the center of Ramadi in a fierce push to reclaim the city they lost to Islamic State (IS) militants seven months ago. Sabah al-Numani, a spokesman for Iraq's counterterrorism service, […]

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World Powers Back Libyan Unity Plan

December 13, 2015 0

ROME—World powers have wrapped up a meeting with representatives of Libya’s two rival  factions with an affirmation of support for a U.N.-backed plan that would establish a unity government. The representatives of 17 countries and […]

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘in H-bomb claim’

December 10, 2015 0

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has appeared to suggest his country possesses a hydrogen bomb, in comments published on state media. The country was "ready to detonate a self-reliant A-bomb and H-bomb", KCNA quoted him […]

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